Day nine sees Usain Bolt go for gold in the men’s 100m as Max Whitlock, Louis Smith and Kristian Thomas speak to Great Britain in two acrobatic finals at the Rio 2016 live Olympic Games. Group GB will would like to add to their 30 decorations in what is prone to be another energizing day in Rio.
Andy Murray is additionally in real life with the Scotsman confronting Spain’s Juan Martin Del Potro in his last, where he will offer to guard his Olympic title. Join Sportsmail’s Matt Maltby for all the activity from Brazil. Awesome Britain’s Nick Dempsey conveyed his Rio 2016 live Olympic Game windsurfing profession to an end with a second progressive silver award.
A day in the wake of turning 36, Dempsey took to the waters of Guanabara Bay, having effectively everything except guaranteed another silver to run with his Athens 2004 bronze and second-put complete at London 2012. It was the same one-two as four years prior and sees the Briton turn into the most improved men’s Olympic windsurfer ever.
A Rio 2016 live representative said: ‘The pool has been depleted and refilled. We could exchange water from one of two preparing pools that were utilized for water polo.’ However the plunging pool water still had all the earmarks of being green on Sunday evening in front of the jumping activity, which was because of begin at 4pm nearby time with the ladies’ three meters springboard rivalry.
Whitlock had begun the floor device as a solid contender however it was expected his most obvious opportunity with regards to breaking his country’s gold decoration duck would come later. All-around champion Kohei Uchimura was first to go and in the wake of venturing out from the get-go in his standard he scored a generally unassuming 15.241.
After a solid showcase from home most loved Hypolito, Whitlock nailed his own routine and a progression of likely challengers in the eight-man last continued to miss the mark. Partner Kristian Thomas scored 15.058 which would in the end place him seventh, while Japan’s hot most loved Kenzo Shirai made a progression of mistakes and surveyed just 15.366.
American Mikulak, who had surpassed Whitlock’s aggregate previously, likewise appeared to be struck by nerves and delivered a poor routine which would rank him last. At the point when the last score was declared Whitlock was submerged by colleagues and staff, while the Brazilian silver and bronze medallists held onto as the group thundered.
Rio Olympics 2016 LIVE: Usain Bolt, Max Whitlock, Louis Smith and Andy Murray all go for gold at the Games
- Max Whitlock is Great Britain’s first gymnastics Olympic champion
- The Brit claimed a sensational victory in the men’s floor exercise final
- Andy Murray takes on Juan Martin Del Potro in men’s singles final
- Whitlock and Louis Smith represent GB in the pommel horse final
- The Olympic Games’ men’s 100 metres final starts at 2.25am (BST) SOURCE