Quiquampoix sacred, Bigot expeditious to the qualifications of the hammer and France which curls Brazil, find the highlights of the Japanese night.
Shot (H): Quiquampoix in gold with a rapid 25m pistol
Sixth gold medal for France in Tokyo! Jean Quiquampoix, silver medalist in Rio, became Olympic champion in the 25m rapid pistol. The Frenchman achieved a 34/40 and signed a new Olympic record for the discipline. Quiquampoix beat Cuban Leuris Pupo (29) and Chinese Yuehong Li (26). This is the 22nd French medal in these Olympics.
Handball (H): Package for the rest of the tournament, N’Guessan is replaced by Lagarde at the Blues
Hard blow for Guillaume Gille. Injured during the game without a stake against Norway, defeated 29-32, Timothey N’Guessan, victim of a calf injury, was forced to forfeit the rest of the competition. The back of FC Barcelona is replaced by Romain Lagarde.
Handball (F): France crushes Brazil and will be there for the quarterfinals
At the edge of the precipice, the Blue have woken up. In a real round of 16, France largely dominated Brazil (29-22) and obtains its ticket for the quarter-finals in Tokyo. It remains to be seen where the Habs will finish, third or fourth. If Spain loses to Russia later in the day the Blue will be third. This would allow the French to avoid Norway, first in the other group, and face the Netherlands or Montenegro.
Athlé (H): Bigot qualified for the hammer throw final
Expeditious. Two tries were enough for Quentin Bigot. Engaged in the hammer throw qualifications, the Frenchman, after a first throw at 76.10m, sent his apparatus to 78.73m on his second attempt. A sufficient mark to reach the grand final of the discipline as the first qualifier.
Athlé (F): Gemina Joseph qualified for the 200m semi-finals
Engaged in the third series of the 200m, Gemina Joseph took third place in her race (22”94), behind the Swiss Kambundji (22”26) and the American Battle (22”54), a position directly qualifying for the rest of the competition. The Frenchwoman will therefore be at the semi-finals (12:25 p.m.).
Athlé (H): The Greek Miltiadis Tentoglou sacred to the length
The Greek Miltiadis Tentoglou was crowned Monday at the Tokyo Games Olympic champion in length with a jump to 8.41 m on his last try. Cuban Juan Miguel Echevarria, long in the lead, had to settle for the silver medal (8.41 m), Tentoglou ahead of him with his second best try (8.15 m against 8.09 for the Cuban) . Another Cuban, Maykel Masso (8.21m), won bronze.
Athlete (F): Puerto Rican Camacho-Quinn adorns herself with gold in the 100m hurdles
She had signed the Olympic record on Sunday in 12”26 but Monday, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn did even better. No record but the gold medal in the 100m hurdles for the 24-year-old Puerto Rican. Camacho-Quinn won the final (12”37) ahead of American Kendra Harrison (12”52) and Jamaican Megan Tapper (12”55).
Freestyle wrestling (F): Huge disillusionment for Larroque, eliminated in the 8th
Koumba Larroque, world number 1 and vice-world champion, was surprised as soon as she entered the running by Mongolian Battsetseg Soronzonbold (3-4), while the Frenchwoman largely dominated the fight. It is therefore a huge disappointment for the Habs. However, his tournament is not yet over. Soronzonbold needs to go into the final draw so that Larroque is drafted to play for the bronze medal. And the Mongolian is already in the semifinals. If she makes it to the final, the French could be drafted for the bronze medal.
Kayak (F): Jamelot and Paoletti eliminated in quarters of the single-seater kayak 200m
Fourth in her quarter-final (43”163), Vanina Paoletti stopped there on the 200m single-seater kayak competition. The same goes for Léa Jamelot. The latter also took fourth place in her quarter (43”338). As a reminder, it was necessary to finish in the first two to continue the adventure. The two French women are therefore eliminated from the quarter-finals.
Kayak (H): Hubert qualified for the half of the single-seater kayak 1000m, Burger eliminated
There will be a Frenchman in the half of the 1000m single-seater kayak. Engaged in the last quarter-final, Etienne Hubert took second place in the race (3’46”274), just behind Australian Van der Westhuyzen (3’46”104). The two men qualified for the semi-finals of the competition on Tuesday. On the other hand, it is over for Guillaume Burger. The second Frenchman, engaged in the quarter-finals, took fifth place in his race (3’52”817). Insufficient to continue the adventure in Tokyo.
Kayak (F): Guyot and Hostens halfway in a two-seater kayak 500m
Nice performance from the French. Second in their series (1’45”533), Manon Hostens and Sarah Guyot qualified for the semi-finals of the two-seater kayak 500m, which will take place on Tuesday. The Blue were dominated by the Poles, Naja-Pulawska, (1’44”606).
Table tennis (F): France exited in 8th by Singapore in the team event
One turn and then go. Opposed to Singapore in the round of 16, France did not last long in the women’s team tournament. The Blue were swept away (0-3) by Singapore. Stéphanie Loeuillette and Jia Nan Yuan started with a doubles loss (6-11, 5-11, 11-13). Then, the young Prithika Pavade lost in five sets against Tianwei Feng (11-8, 11-6, 3-11, 8-11, 3-11) and finally, Jia Nan Yuan surrendered against Mengyu Yu (8-11, 11-7, 5-11, 8-11).