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Another Display of Superiority by Ledecky And Dressel While Djokovic Fails to Secure a Medal

A remarkable night unfolded at the Tokyo pool for the American team. Witnessing two of the most renowned stars the USA possesses demonstrate why they are held in such high regard as they decisively took charge of the events. Caleb Dressel clinched the gold medal after shattering the world record in the 100m butterfly. Katie Ledecky also showcased her dominance in her race of the day, earning her third consecutive gold in the 800m freestyle. Since 2010, she has maintained an unbeaten record in this event. Therefore, if anyone managed to dethrone her, it would certainly be a shock to all. Meanwhile, on the golf course, local favorite Hideki Matsuyama surged up the leaderboard in the third round.

 

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He is poised to kick off the final round a mere two strokes behind the leader Xander Schauffele. Carlos Ortiz, representing Mexico, stands in the gap between them. Matsuyama’s potential victory would be widely celebrated, not just because of his Japanese origins but also because of his recent recovery from Covid, leaving him visibly fatigued compared to his competitors. In the realm of tennis, Novak Djokovic’s Olympic journey took an unexpected turn. After being deprived of the opportunity to contend for the gold, he faltered in the bronze medal clash, falling to Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta. Allegedly nursing a shoulder injury, Djokovic, in a fit of frustration, flung his racket at one point. Meanwhile, on the rugby sevens pitch, the New Zealand women’s team defeated France 26-12 to secure their nation’s inaugural gold medal in the sport, much to the delight of the rugby-loving country. The men’s team had previously succumbed to long-standing rivals Fiji in the final, making this victory all the more sweet for New Zealand.

 

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