WE’RE off the mark!
Tom Daley and Matty Lee have clinched GOLD in the men’s 10m synchronised diving after a nervous wait to find out if they have won.
The pair nailed their final dive and just edged out the defending champions China
Adam Peaty earlier won Team GB’s first gold medal of the Tokyo games after breezing through the 100m breaststroke.
Meanwhile Alex Yee has picked up the silver in the triathlon at the age of 23 after being edged out by outstanding Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt.
And Team GB have triumphed in both men’s rugby sevens and hockey.
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Could this be one of those memorable days for Team GB?
Adam Burgess is in the lead of the men’s canoe slalom.
Tom Pidcock is leading the cross country mountain bike field.
Kick on, lads!
WHAT A MOMENT!
An emotional wait to find out the Chinese final score.
An emotional hug as they discover they are Olympic champions.
AWAY FROM THE POOL
Lauren Williams is into the semi-final of the Taekwondo after a 13-12 win over Hedaya Malek.
She faced a late scare with the Egyptian clawing it back to within a point but she sees it out well.
🚨 GOLD MEDAL FOR GB!!
THIRTEEN YEARS after making his first Olympic appearance, Tom Daley is finally an Olympic champion!
He and Matty Lee – on his Olympic debut – are in tears as they embrace. Tears flowing in the stand for those with the GB flags!
Six excellent rounds from the British pair, thoroughly deserving to be Olympic champions!
THE SCORES COME IN
101.52, they gave it a good go but it won’t be enough!
HERE COME THE CHINESE PAIR
This has to be perfect…..and it is!
Wow, this will be close after all! Daley and Lee now left looking nervous.
THAT SHOULD BE AN OLYMPIC GOLD!!
Stunning motion in the world’s hardest dive and the small group of GB flags in the stadium are up off their seats!
101.01 FOR THE FINAL DIVE! THEY WON’T BE CAUGHT – 471.81!
HERE WE GO THEN
A huge dive coming up for the British duo, their most complicated dive.
Forward 4.5 somersaults in tuck. Tough one to finish on but rewarding if it’s done well at 3.7 difficulty.
They are up next.
ONE ROUND TO GO…
How will the pair finish off this 10m platform event?
It’s in their hands and they really need to put pressure on the China pair.
CHINESE BITE BACK
Better from the reigning champs this time as they hit a 3.7 difficulty – the hardest in the world – and do it well.
93.24 there to really close the gap.
But Daley and Lee still out in front, 370.80 to 369.08.
3.4 difficulty this time for Lee and Daley.
A reverse 3.5 somersaults. Looking calm as Daley talks them through the countdown…
NAILED IT! Another hug from the coaches!
89.76 for that one, 370.80 the score they have set.
An ERROR from the Chinese pair as the entry almost empties the pool, HUGE splash!
Not a great score and they sit on 275.82 after round four.
GB IN THE LEAD ON 281.04!
A 3.6 degree of difficulty for Daley and Lee with this one.
A Back 3.5 somersault…and a hug between the GB coaches!! That shows it was a great dive, fabulous synchronisation.
Pressure on the world champs….
CHINA RUNNING AWAY
Yuan Cao and Aisen Chen are top of the 10m platform standings after three rounds.
They sit on a remarkable 202.38 after three dives, with Daley and Lee second on 187.08.
Can the British pair put pressure on the reigning champions, China.
This time it’s An inward 3.5 somersault with tuck and it looks really good! Slight over-rotation from Matty Lee entering the water.
79.68 the score. Not quite as good as they’d have hoped for in the end. 187.08 the total.
IN THE TENNIS
British pair Jamie Murray and Neal Shupski are in action in the men’s doubles.
And it’s not good news as they have lost the first set 6-3 to home favourites Kei Nishikori and Ben McLachlan
The second set is on serve at 1-1.
This time a Back one-and-a-half Somersaults 1/2 twist for the duo.
And they nail it! 54.60 for that required dive, giving a total score so far of 107.40.
Excellent start from the lads who are second behind the Chinese favourites.
The required dive is a cracker from the British duo.
52.80 the score on their inward, one and a half somersault.
Composed start from the Brits as they sit in a tie for second after dive one.
The men’s diving is underway as Tom Daley and Matty Lee team up for GB in the synchronised diving.
GOOD MORNING OLYMPIC FANS
Just waking up on this Monday morning? Here’s all the incredible action you’ve missed.
- Adam Peaty defended his 100m breaststroke to win Team GB’s first gold of Tokyo 2020.
- Alex Yee finished second in the men’s triathlon to pick up a silver medal
- GB beat Canada in the rugby sevens and in hockey, by 24-0 and 3-1 respectively.
- Ariarne Titmus shocked Katie Ledecky in the women’s 400m freestyle to take gold – more on that shortly.
The 10-strong canoe slalom final gets under way at 7.45am.
Britain’s Burgess through in eighth place after a penalty at gate 18 of 25.
Burgess has qualified for the final after a 106.18 run.
A two-second penalty to shoulder but the world number 11 looked in control.
He’s qualified in seventh position as it stands so will be one of the earlier ones out in that final later this morning.
BURGESS TO COMEE
Adam Burgess is coming up in the men’s canoe slalom.
The 29-year-old needs to beat a time of 109.94 to qualify for the final.
Team GB with a big jump in the ladder after Adam Peaty and Alex Yee’s medals this morning.
Up to eighth with some more live chances to come
Here’s everything we have to look forward to this morning:
- Diving – Tom Daley (7am)
- Cross country mountain bike, men’s – Tom Pidcock (7am)
- Taekwondo – Lauren Williams (7.30am)
- Canoe slalom – Adam Burgess (7.45am)
- Rugby 7s (8.30am)
- Judo medals (9am)
- Fencing medals (10am)
- Women’s hockey – GB vs South Africa (10.30am)
- Gymnastics men’s team final – Max Whitlock, Joe Fraser, James Hall and Giarnni Regini-Moran (11am)
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