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#Tokyo2020 daily recap’ – Day 16

Here’s the latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:

Last update: 08/08/2021

🇭🇺 Hungary


🇵🇱 Poland


🇨🇿 Czech Republic


🇸🇰 Slovakia


Day 16 – 08/08

🇭🇺🤽‍♀️ Like their women counterparts, Hungary’s men’s national water polo team won the bronze medal against Spain, securing their first medal since 1998 and Hungary’s twentieth in Tokyo 🥉

Day 15 – 07/08

🇭🇺🚣‍♀️ In heavy rain, Dóra Bodonyi, Tamara Csipes, Anna Kárász and Danuta Kozák won Hungary’s third consecutive women’s K4 500m Olympic title and the country’s sixth gold medal in Tokyo… 🥇

🇵🇱🚣‍♀️ … with Poland’s Karolina Naja, Anna Puławska, Justyna Iskrzycka and Helena Wiśniewska finishing third, behind New Zealand 🥉

🇸🇰🚣‍♀️ In the men’s K4 500m event, Samuel Baláž, Denis Myšák, Erik Vlček and Adam Botek also came third to clock in Slovakia’s fourth medal 🥉

🇵🇱🏃‍♀️ After winning the mixed event, Poland’s Natalia Kaczmarek, Iga Baumgart-Witan, Małgorzata Hołub-Kowalik and Justyna Święty-Ersetic finished second in the women’s 4x400m relay 🥈

🇨🇿🗡The Czech Republic’s Jakub Vadlejch and Vítězslav Veselý respectively finished second and third in the men’s javelin throw 🥈🥉

🇭🇺🤽‍♀️ Meanwhile, Hungary’s women’s national water polo team won their bronze medal play-off match against Russia 🥉

Day 14 – 06/08

🇵🇱🚶 Dawid Tomala finished first in men’s 50 kilometres walk, winning Poland’s fourth gold of the Olympics 🥇

🇵🇱🗡 Polish record holder Maria Andrejczyk won the silver medal in the women’s javelin throw 🥈

🇭🇺🏇 Hungary’s Sarolta Kovács finished behind Great Britain’s Kate French and Lithuania’s Laura Asadauskaitė to win bronze in the women’s modern pentathlon 🥉

🇭🇺🥋 Karateka Gábor Hárspataki also took bronze for Hungary in the men’s kumite 75kg category 🥉

Day 13 – 05/08

🇭🇺🚣‍♂️ Sándor Tótka won Hungary’s fifth gold of the Olympics in the men’s kayak single 200m competition 🥇

🇭🇺🚣‍♂️ In the women’s kayak single 500m final, Tamara Csipes finished second behdind Lisa Carrington who won her fifth Olympic gold 🥈

🇭🇺🏊‍♂️ Meanwhile, Kristóf Rasovszky finished second in the men’s marathon swim to take home silver 🥈

🇨🇿🚣‍♂️ The Czech Republic’s Josef Dostál and Radek Šlouf also finished third in an exciting men’s K2 1000m final 🥉

Day 12 – 04/08

🇵🇱🔨 Emulating their women counterparts, Poland’s Wojciech Nowicki and compatriot Paweł Fajdek won the gold and bronze medals in the men’s hammer throw 🥇 🥉

🇵🇱⛵️ Agnieszka Skrzypulec and Jolanta Ogar won the silver medal for Poland in the women’s 470-class sailing event 🥈

🇭🇺🤼‍♂️ Disappointment for Hungary’s Viktor Lőrincz who could not emulate his brother Tamás and lost to Ukraine’s Zhan Beleniuk in the men’s Greco-Roman 87 kg final 🥈

🇵🇱🏃‍♀️ Poland’s Patryk Dobek finished third and won the bronze medal in the men’s 800m 🥉

Day 11 – 03/08

🇭🇺🤼‍♂️ Wrestler Tamás Lőrincz defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Akzhol Makhmudov in the men’s Greco-Roman 77 kg final 🥇

🇵🇱🔨 World record holder Anita Włodarczyk won Poland’s second gold medal in the women’s hammer throw with compatriot Malwina Kopron taking bronze 🥇 🥉

🇭🇺🚣‍♂️ Hungary’s Bálint Kopasz captured the gold medal in the men’s kayak single 1000m competition in front of compatriot Ádám Varga who claimed the silver medal 🥇 🥈

🇭🇺⛵️ In sailing, Zsombor Berecz also took silver in the Men’s Finn, finishing behind Great Britain’s Giles Scott 🥈

🇵🇱🚣‍♂️ Meanwhile, Poland’s Karolina Naja and Anna Puławska finished second in the women’s kayak double 500m final, taking silver… 🥈

🇭🇺🚣‍♂️ … with Hungary’s Dóra Bodonyi and Danuta Kozák taking bronze 🥉

🇵🇱🤼‍♂️ In the men’s Greco-Roman 77 kg category, Tadeusz Michalik finished third to win Poland’s fourth medal 🥉

Day 10 – 02/08

Day 9 – 01/08

🇨🇿🎾 Czech top seeds Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková added the Olympic women’s doubles title to their French tennis Open crown 🥇

🇸🇰🏌️ South African golfer Rory Sabbatini, who represents Slovakia, was edged by a stroke by American Xander Schauffele in the men’s individual competition and had to settle for silver 🥈

Day 8 – 31/07

🇵🇱🏃‍♀️ Comprised of Karol Zalewski, Natalia Kaczmarek, Justyna Święty-Ersetic and Kajetan Duszyński, the Polish team scored an upset win in the inaugural Olympic 4×400 metres mixed relay to clock in Poland’s first gold in Tokyo 🥇

🇭🇺🏊‍♂️ Hungary’s Kristóf Milák won the silver medal in the men’s 100m butterfly, his second medal of the Tokyo Olympics 🥈

🇨🇿🚣‍♂️ The Czech Republic’s Markéta Vondroušová was overpowered by world number 12 Belinda Bencic in the women’s singles tennis final and had to settle for silver 🥈

Day 7 – 30/07

🇨🇿🚣‍♂️ Heavy favourite Jiří Prskavec won the Czech Republic’s second gold medal of the Olympics in the K1 men’s canoe slalom… 🥇

🇸🇰🚣‍♂️ … with the silver medal going to Slovakia’s Jakub Grigar 🥈

🇨🇿 🥋 Czech judoka Lukáš Krpálek defeated Georgia’s Guram Tushishvili in the 100 kg category to win his second Olympic gold after the one won in Rio 🥇

Day 6 – 29/07

🇨🇿🥏 The Czech Republic’s Jiří Lipták outlasted teammate David Kostelecký in a shoot-off to win men’s trap gold 🥇🥈

🇸🇰🥏 In the women’s trap, Zuzana Rehák-Štefečeková set an Olympic record to win Slovakia’s first medal of the Olympics 🥇

Day 5 – 28/07

🇭🇺🏊‍♂️ Hungary’s 21-year-old world record holder Kristóf Milák powered to the men’s 200m butterfly gold medal 🥇

🇵🇱🚣‍♀️ Agnieszka Kobus-Zawojska, Maria Sajdak, Marta Wieliczko and Katarzyna Zillmann clocked up Poland‘s first medal with a silver in the women’s quadruple sculls 🥈

🇭🇺🤺 The Hungarian men’s sabre national team managed to pocket the bronze medal following a victory against Germany 🥉

🇭🇺🥋 Judoka Krisztián Tóth grabbed Hungary’s 500th Olympic medal after beating Russia’s Mikhail Igolnikov for bronze in the men’s 90 kg category 🥉

Day 4 – 27/07

Day 3 – 26/07

🇨🇿🚣‍♂️ Lukáš Rohan won the Czech Republic’s first medal of the Tokyo Olympics with silver in the men’s C-1 Slalom 🥈

🇨🇿🤺 The Czech Republic won its second medal with Alexander Choupenitch who clinched the bronze medal in the men’s individual foil 🥉

Day 2 – 25/07

🇭🇺🤺 Hungary’s Gergely Siklósi took silver in the individual men’s epee fencing competition after losing to Romain Cannone of France 🥈

Day 1 – 24/07

🇭🇺🤺 Hungary’s Áron Szilágyi made Olympic fencing history as he took the sabre title for a third time in a row 🥇

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