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Tokyo Olympics LIVE RESULTS: Lauren Worth WINS boxing gold after Kenny makes historical past as Video games draw to an in depth

TEAM GB have added ANOTHER gold medal on the final day of the Tokyo Olympics as Jason Kenny received the boys’s dash.

Flyweight boxer Gal Yafai triumphed on the penultimate day earlier than Joe Choong secured prime honours within the trendy pentathlon.

And Kenny obtained the ultimate day without work to a stormer together with his good remaining efficiency.

The medals have not stopped there although – Tom Daley took bronze within the 10m platform remaining so as to add his fourth Olympic medal.

The medals deliver Group GB’s whole as much as 64 – only one quick presently of their whole of 65 in 2012.

Britain’s document haul is 67 from Rio in 2016.

Lauren Worth will go for gold within the boxing at 6.45am.

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MEDAL MATCH

With Lauren Worth’s triumph, Group GB have matched the 65 medals they received at London 2012.

Nice Britain end with 22 golds, 21 silvers and 22 bronze. It has been one other wonderful Olympic Video games for our athletes.

PERFECT PRICE

She’s completed it!

A former worldwide footballer and former kickboxing world champion, Lauren Worth is now an Olympic champion in beginner boxing.

Wales’ sporting prodigy takes gold within the Ladies’s Middleweight division by unanimous choice after dominating Li Qian from the off.

A wise show of velocity, precision and poise from the 27-year-old.

LAUREN PRICE HAS DONE IT!
A FINAL GOLD FOR TEAM GB!

ONE ROUND TO GO

Li fought again in spherical two however Lauren Worth nonetheless landed some nice photographs, leading to a 4-1 break up within the British fighter’s favour.

SUPER START

Lauren Worth takes the primary spherical unanimously with all 5 judges scoring the opening three minutes 10-9 within the Welsh fighter’s favour.

Li Qian has all of it to do.

HERE WE GO!
COME ON LAUREN!

THE PRICE IS RIGHT

Proper right here. Proper now.

The pleasure of Wales, Lauren Worth, makes her technique to the ring for the ultimate of the Ladies’s Middleweight Boxing.

Standing between her and the gold medal is Chinese language fighter Li Qian.

CRUZ FIGHTER

Cuba’s Andy Cruz takes gold within the Males’s Light-weight Boxing on a break up choice following an exciting three rounds with Keyshawn Davis of america.

The American had the narrowest of leads going into the ultimate three minutes, nevertheless it was Cruz that caught the attention on the final with a flurry of blows.

He celebrates the announcement by shadow boxing on the Olympic emblem throughout the ring.

It is one other success for Cuba, who’ve now received 4 of the eight weight divisions at these video games.

KELLIE CLAIMS GOLD

Beatriz Ferreira got here out firing within the remaining spherical, nevertheless it was Kellie Harrington who caught the attention of the judges with a few clear left hooks.

The 31-year-old Dubliner takes the light-weight title by unanimous choice from the judges, who all scored Harrington forward in rounds two and three.

It is one other fantastic second for Irish girls’s boxing.

KELLIE HARRINGTON WINS!
IT’S GOLD FOR IRELAND!

KELLIE IN CHARGE

A powerful second spherical from Kellie Harrington, during which she switched to southpaw, has the Irish fighter forward 20-18 going into the ultimate three minutes.

BOXING CLEVER

A session of boxing finals are poised to start within the Kokugikan Enviornment, and it may deliver one other gold medal for Group GB.

Wales’ Lauren Worth takes on Qian Li of China within the Ladies’s Middleweight remaining in 45 minutes time. Worth is favorite to prevail after battling previous Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands in her semi, profitable on a break up choice from the judges.

First up, nevertheless, it is Kellie Harrington preventing for Eire within the remaining of the Ladies’s Light-weight towards Brazil’s Beatriz Ferreira. Do it for Dublin, Kellie!

MORE TO COME?

America are concentrating on one other gold medal in what may show to be a really spectacular morning for them (or night, from America’s perspective; or afternoon, should you’re going by native Tokyo time).

And it might be one they’ve by no means received earlier than, the Ladies’s Volleyball.

The USA have simply begun their remaining towards Brazil within the Ariake Enviornment, and lead the South Individuals 15-12 within the first set.

U.S. will end the Olympics with 66 medals in girls’s occasions, probably the most ever for any nation. And 41 medals in males’s occasions, the U.S.’ fewest since THE 1896 ATHENS GAMES. There are a document 339 medal occasions this 12 months. In 1896, there have been 43 medal occasions (all males). (Olympedia)

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A MEDAL COUPLE

Laura and Jason Kenny are lastly going residence to their younger son Albie with one other bag stuffed with medals for him to play with.

The couple have received an astonishing 15 Olympic medals between them throughout their careers.

USA BAG ANOTHER GOLD

Whereas Jennifer Valente was crossing the road for gold within the Izu Velodrome, america have been already celebrating one other success over on the Saitama Tremendous Enviornment.

The Individuals noticed off host nation Japan within the remaining of the Ladies’s Basketball, triumphing 90-75, to win the occasion for the seventh straight Olympics.

America’ girls’s crew have received 55 straight video games on the Olympics, an astonishing run stretching again to 1992.

KENNY COMES IN SIXTH

Laura Kenny crosses the road first to win the ultimate dash, and claims the factors race with a complete of 24. It is sufficient to maneuver her as much as sixth place within the total standings.

Jennifer Valente picks up 14 factors within the race, and that is the margin of her victory within the Omnium occasion. She wins gold for america.

Behind Kenny within the factors race, Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands picks up 18 and that is sufficient to edge her into the bronze medal place in entrance of Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen. It is some achievement from the 38-year-old.

GOLD FOR USA!
JENNIFER VALENTE WINS THE WOMEN’S OMNIUM!

10 LAPS TO GO

Kirsten Wild of the Netherlands picks up 5 factors within the penultimate dash to maneuver into third place…

…after which instantly brings down Japanese rider Yumi Kajihara, who’s second!

It is an unintentional collision, however Kajihara seems to be lower than impressed. Fortunately, the Japanese rider is up and in a position to proceed.

15 LAPS TO GO

Because it stands, Valente stays forward within the occasion with 118 factors, Japan’s Yumi Kajihara is second with 110 factors, Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen is third with 100 factors.

Laura Kenny has picked up extra factors than anybody on this race from the sprints, presently 14, nevertheless it’s not going to be sufficient to make the rostrum. She’s presently in seventh spot.

30 LAPS TO GO

Dideriksen and the Netherlands Kirsten Wild, who made a transfer on the midway level, have been reined in.

Laura Kenny tries to get away in a pack, and picks up one other 5 factors within the newest dash.

In the meantime, the Egyptian Ebtissam Ahmed crashes to the bottom, and momentarily brings down the occasion chief, Jennifer Valente.

50 LAPS TO GO

Laura Kenny picked up 5 factors within the final dash, which takes place each ten laps, however is in eighth place total.

In the meantime, Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen makes a transfer for gold by tearing away from the sector. There are 20 factors accessible for a lap achieve.

The USA’s Jennifer Valente stays in first place.

LAURA AWAY TO PROVE A POINT

They’re off within the remaining occasion of the Ladies’s Omnium, the factors race.

Laura Kenny finds herself down the sector in fifth place, however – because the identify suggests – there are many factors accessible all through the race’s 80 laps.

It should take a particular trip from Kenny to deliver again one other medal from right here, however how may we ever write off this biking couple?

GOLDEN MOMENT

Laura Kenny could also be making ready to participate imminently within the factors race of the Ladies’s Omnium occasion, however she will’t cover her smile as her husband makes his technique to the winner’s podium as Britain’s most embellished Olympic champion.

Jason Kenny stands proud for the nationwide anthem, and is then congratulated by his fellow medal winners, Mohd Azizulhasni Awang and Harri Lavreysen, who hoist the the Brit on to their shoulders. A beautiful contact.

JASE ON THE CASE

“Jason Kenny is streaking away from the sector right here. Are we watching one thing actually, actually particular?”

Sure. Sure, we’re.

The Kenny family goes to wish a second mantelpiece at this level.

NO CATCHING KENNY

A seventh gold medal for Jason Kenny, who defends his title within the Males’s Keirin.

His victory should not be a shock to anybody by now, however the method of the win is as surprising as it’s particular.

The British bicycle owner takes benefit of a niche with three laps to go, and completely tears away from the pack. He completely blows his opponents away.

No person contained in the velodrome cannot fairly consider what they’re seeing however they need to take all of it in it and savour it. That is Olympic historical past.

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