Gymnast Jade Carey took the Olympic gold in the individual floor exercise final, her first gold and the fifth medal overall for the U.S. gymnastics team at Tokyo2020.
Here's what you missed from Day 10 of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
These U.S. athletes will be looking to take gold at the games.Lindsey Wasson/ReutersEach day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day's events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020 Summer
is taking place without fans or spectators and under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.Jade Carey wins gold, Simone Biles to compete in balance beam finalsGymnast Jade Carey took the gold in the individual floor exercise final, her first gold and the fifth medal overall for the U.S. gymnastics team in the Tokyo Games. Carey was coming off an eighth place finish in the individual vault Sunday but returned to score a 14.366 and take the gold in the floor exercise.
USA Gymnastics confirmed that Simone Biles will compete in the balance beam finals on Aug. 3, along with teammate Sunisa Lee. Biles had previously withdrew from individual competitions in vault, uneven bars and floor events.Adam Pretty/Getty ImagesJade Carey of Team United States competes during the Women's Floor Exercise Final on day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on Aug. 2, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. headtopics.com
Laurence Griffiths/Getty ImagesSimone Biles of Team United States competes on balance beam during Women's Qualification on day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on July 25, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.Women’s basketball extends winning streak
The U.S. women’s basketball team defeated France 93-82 in their last game of the group round. Led by A’ja Wilson with 22 points, the team extended their Olympic winning streak to 52, a feat reaching all the way back to 1992.Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images
USA's A'ja Wilson goes to the basket in the women's preliminary round group B basketball match between France and USA during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on Aug. 2, 2021.U.S. women’s soccer ends its bid for gold
The U.S. women’s soccer team lost to Canada 1-0, and with it end their run for a gold medal. U.S. goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher left with an apparent knee injury in the first half and Canada capitalized on a penalty kick in the 74th minute of play. Team USA will now play for the bronze medal. headtopics.com
Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP via Getty ImagesUSA's forward Carli Lloyd reacts after a missed chance during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women's semi-final football match between the United States and Canada at Ibaraki Kashima Stadium in Kashima on Aug. 2, 2021.
Francois Nel/Getty ImagesAlyssa Naeher of Team United States lies injured as Becky Sauerbrunn checks on her during the Women's Semi-Final match between USA and Canada at Kashima Stadium on Aug. 2, 2021, in Kashima, Ibaraki, Japan.COVID-19 cases at Tokyo Olympics rise to 281
There were 17 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. No athletes were among the new cases. The total now stands at 281, according to data released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee.The surrounding city of Tokyo reported 2,195 new cases on Sunday, a seven-day average increase of 206.9%, according to data released by the Tokyo metropolitan government.
Odd Andersen/AFP via Getty ImagesSpectators wearing facemasks are reflected in a barrier as they watch the women's track cycling team pursuit qualifying event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Izu Velodrome in Izu, Japan, on Aug. 2, 2021.Belarusian sprinter seeks asylum in Polish embassy headtopics.com
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is seeking asylum at the Polish embassy in Tokyo after she said she was forcibly removed from the Olympic Village and taken to the airport by the Belarus Olympic committee, according to The Associated Press. The situation began after Tsimanouskaya criticized her team officials on social media.
Tsimanouskaya hailed police at Haneda airport in Tokyo as she was being led to her plane and was put under their protection. Mark Adams, a spokesperson for the International Olympic Committee, told reporters that conversations about the situation would continue Monday.
Advocates for the sprinter say her life may be in danger in Belarus, according to. The IOC banned Belarus' president, Alexander Lukashenko, and his son, Viktor Lukashenko, from the Tokyo Games in December of 2020 after they investigated complaints by Belarusian athletes.
Issei Kato/ReutersBelarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is escorted by police officers at Haneda international airport in Tokyo, Japan August 1, 2021.Kai Pfaffenbach/ReutersThe starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete on Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo.
USA’s Kendra Harrison wins silver in hurdles, runner wins after fallU.S. hurdler Kendra Harrison won the silver in the women’s 100m hurdle, which ties the best finish for Team USA in any track or field event. The U.S. now has four silver medals and one bronze in athletics competitions.
In a remarkable display of determination, Dutch runner Sifan Hassan fell during the final lap of the women’s 1500m, but got back up and blazed past the competition to finish first. She finished her last lap in less than 62 seconds.Lucy Nicholson/Reuters
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico, Kendra Harrison of the United States and Nadine Visser of the Netherlands compete in the women's 100m hurdles finals on Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo.Phil Noble/ReutersSifan Hassan of the Netherlands fall down during Heat 2 of the women's 1500m on Aug. 2, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty ImagesNetherlands' Sifan Hassan wins the women's 1500m heats during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 2, 2021.IOC looking into Raven Saunders' podium protestU.S. shot putter Raven Saunders raised her hands above her head in an “X” after receiving her silver medal to support intersectional oppression.
Saunders said the “X” symbolized the intersection where the oppressed meet, reportedthe AP."Shout-out to all my Black people, shout-out to all my LBGTQ community, shout-out to everybody dealing with mental health,” Saunders added.The display may have violated the rules against demonstration, and IOC spokesperson Mark Adams said they were looking into the matter.
Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty ImagesRaven Saunders gestures on the podium with her silver medal after wining the women's shot put event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 1, 2021.More scenes from today's action:
Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty ImagesJoint gold medalists Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim, left and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi pose on the podiumn of the men's high jump final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 2, 2021.
Matthias Schrader/AP PhotoMaykel Masso, of Cuba, competes in men's long jump final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo.FRANCK ROBICHON/EPA-EFE/ShutterstockMegan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates winning bronze in the Women's 100m Hurdles final at the Athletics events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 2, 2021.
Thibault Camus/AP PhotoTeam New Zealand competes during a qualifying heat for track cycling women's team pursuit at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Izu, Japan.Felipe Dana/AP PhotoGrzegorz Fijalek, of Poland, dives for the ball during a men's beach volleyball match against Italy at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Chris Trotman/Getty ImagesLexi Thompson of Team United States plays during a practice round at Kasumigaseki Country Club ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games on August 02, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.John Locher/AP PhotoAustralia's Mariah Williams sits on the pitch after losing their women's field hockey match against India at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Read more: ABC News »
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