Tokyo Olympics: Aussies in action on Day 17 and Day 16 results

August 8, 2021 BY

Australia's Nicola Mcdermott reacts after another successful jump in the women's high jump final. Photo: DAVID J. PHILLIP/AP

AUSTRALIA  – 17 gold, 6 silver, 22 bronze

 

What’s on today?

ATHLETICS

Men’s Marathon (Brett Robinson, Jack Rayner, Liam Adams), Olympic Stadium/New National Stadium

CYCLING TRACK

Women’s Omnium all four rounds, final (Annette Edmondson), Men’s Keirin quarter-finals, semi-finals and final (Matthew Glaetzer and Matthew Richardson), Izu Velodrome

 

How the Aussies fared on Day 16

ATHLETICS

Women’s High Jump Final – Nicola McDermott – Silver medal, Eleanor Patterson – 5th; Men’s 1500m Final – Stewart McSweyn – 7th, Ollie Hoare – 11th; Women’s Marathon Ellie Pashley – 23rd, Lisa Weightman – 26th, Sinead Diver – 10th

WATER POLO

Women’s Classification – Australia bt Netherlands 14-7, finish 5th

CANOE SPRINT

Women’s Kayak Four 500m – Australia – 7th; Men’s Kayak Four 500m – Australia – 6th

DIVING

Men’s 10m Final – Cassiel Rousseau – 8th

GOLF

Women’s Individual, final round – Hannah Green – tied 5th, Minjee Lee – tied 29th

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS

Group Qualification – Australia (Alannah Mathews, Alexandra Aristoteli, Emily Abbot, Felicity White, Himeka Onoda) – eliminated

MODERN PENTATHLON

Men’s Swimming, Fencing Bonus, Riding Show Jumping, Laser Run – Edward Fernon – 31st overall

CYCLING TRACK

Men’s Keirin first round and repechage – Matthew Glaetzer and Matthew Richardson – advance to quarter-finals; Men’s Madison final – Leigh Howard  and Kelland O’Brien – DNF

ARTISTIC SWIMMING

Team Free Routine – Australia – last

BASKETBALL

Men’s bronze medal game – Australia bt Slovenia 107-93

– WITH AAP

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