This time, mass is said. Loana Lecomte fell back to 6th place in the race after being passed by Hungarian Kata-Blanka Vas and Dutch Anne Terpstra.
Brice Leverdez defeated Ukrainian Artem Potcharov in his first match of the Olympic badminton tournament. The Habs won quite easily in two sets (21-10, 21-8).
Switzerland’s historic treble is getting closer. Fourth, Loana Lecomte is now 48 seconds behind Sina Frei and a possible bronze medal. Jolanda Neff, in the lead since the start of the race, is heading for Olympic gold.
Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot is ninth, more than two minutes from third place. Barring a miracle, France will not win an additional medal in mountain biking.
JÃ © rÃ © my Chardy battled for almost two hours to defeat Russian Aslan Karatsev. The French qualified in three sets (7-5, 4-6, 6-3) and will challenge the winner of the Broady-Hurkacz duel in the next round.
Jia Nan Yuan was eliminated in the third round of the Olympic table tennis tournament in Tokyo, only yielding in the last set to South Korea’s Jeon Jihee 4 sets to 3 (12-10, 11-4, 8-11, 11-9, 8-11, 8-11, 11-4).
The Frenchwoman, who failed to win the bronze medal on Monday evening in mixed doubles with Emmanuel Lebesson, also eliminated in the third round on Tuesday, will start the competition on Sunday with Ã © teams alongside Prithika Pavade, who will be 17 on August 2, and StÃ © phanie Loeuillette.
Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot has exploded physically as Loana Lecomte gives everything to try to get back to the podium. For now, Switzerland are heading for a superb hat-trick with Jolanda Neff on the way to gold.
Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot accuses the blow and retreats greatly. PFP is now 7th. Loana Lecomte took the opportunity to move up to fourth place but 35th seconds off the podium.
Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot has to fight with Sina Frei and Linda Indergand to win a medal. The Frenchwoman seems to be the last competitor able to avoid a hat-trick from Switzerland in this mountain biking event. Loana Lecomte is now 7th and will miss the podium unless there is a real miracle.
Author of a small technical error, Jolanda Neff wasted no time on her pursuers. The Swiss passed the minute ahead.
Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot is still second but returns to the fight with the two other Swiss competitors, Sina Frei and Linda Indergand. Loana Lecomte is still 8th but about thirty seconds from a possible podium.
Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot managed to regain her strength and returned to second position 46 seconds behind Jolanda Neff The Frenchwoman has ten seconds ahead of her pursuers with three laps from the finish e.
Victim of a chain jump, Loana Lecomte lost more time and fell to 8th provisional, 1’25 ” behind Neff.
Marie-ZÃ © lia Leconte will not participate in the final. The Frenchwoman signed the 14th of the semi-finals. Only the first 10 qualifying times qualified for the final.
Jolanda Neff maintains a good lead at the head of the race (47 “00) Loana Lecomte and Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot are in a group of pursuers but are almost ten seconds behind second place in this second. ¨me turn.
After the elimination of Emmanuel Lebesson, the other Frenchman involved in the table tennis tournament qualified for the knockout stages. Simon Gauzy beat the Danish Jonathan Groth in four dry sets (12-10, 11-9, 11-9, 11-5). The Habs will challenge the Chinese Long Ma in the next round.
After his fall PFP found himself sixth in the race at the end of the first lap. Good news, Loana Lecomte remains in the race for the podium with a nice provisional third place. At the head of the race, the Swiss Jolanda Neff widens the gap.
Without complex, the French Althé a Laurin brilliantly dominated the Chinese Shuyin Zheng (14-6) in the quarter-finals of the Olympic taekwondo tournament (67kg).
The 19-year-old Frenchwoman has just eliminated the world number 2 and Olympic champion in Rio. She can believe in a medal or even in the title.
Suddenly, it rolls much less than yesterday. Loana Lecomte is in second position, PFP rather towards 10th place
And more specifically the cross-country event, with two great medal chances for France: Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot, double world champion, and Loana Lecomte, the new nugget discipline, undefeated this season. “We’re not going to shoot each other and we better get along rather than ride over each other, but she’s above the rest and that’s not sure. “R that she needs me to win,” PFP had assured before the competition.
Not a great time for the French Canoe Slalom. It will be necessary to strain the competing funds to know if the French pass ric rac in the final.
The Japanese Naomi Osaka, world No.2 and big favorite, was eliminated Tuesday in the round of 16 of the tennis tournament of the Tokyo Olympic Games, by the Czech Marketa Vondrousova (42nd ), 6-1, 6-4.
After Barty’s elimination on Sunday, it’s another Olympic title contender, who comes out prematurely. Osaka, chosen to light the Olympic cauldron at the opening ceremony, was returning to competition in Tokyo after a two-month absence due to psychological distress.
In the Olympic semi-final of less than 63 kilos, Clarisse AgbÃ © gnÃ © nou will meet the Canadian Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard, winner by ippon of the Brazilian Quadros.
After the enormous amount of rain fell until the beginning of the afternoon in Izu on the mountain bike track, the riders of the French women’s team had to »Adapt their equipment before starting at 3:00 p.m. Japan time, 8:00 a.m. in France. Pauline Ferrand PrÃ © vot and Loana Lecomte have indeed put on tires adapted to the mud to get more grip in the uphill parts of the earth. An advantage on the soft parts, less on the parts with stones and asphalt where the studs of the tires tend to sink, offering a less good performance.
In addition, PFP decided to launch out with shoes equipped with crampons to avoid slipping in the mud in case she was forced to get off her bike and cover the most difficult parts on foot.
While the dry weather made a comeback, the organizers still decided to shorten the race by one lap (5 instead of 6) to prevent it from lasting too long. riding conditions making the race slower.
She took the fight in hand against the Dutch Juul Franssen who could not do anything. Clarisse AgbÃ © gnÃ © nou is in the semi-final! It will be around 10 a.m.
The Dutch held more than 19 seconds, but she suffered nonetheless at the start of the fight.
He is the first Japanese representative to miss a medal since the start of the judo trials in Tokyo. Miku Tashiro, great rival of Clarisse AgbÃ © gnÃ © nou, loses in her second fight against the Polish Ozdoba-Blach, (ippon). Huge surprise.
Two hits to the head in a row! It’s a showcase this third and final round. And that ended with a final score of 21-3. She qualified for the quarter-finals.
She leads 6-2 after the first two rounds against Mexico’s Briseida Acosta in the 67 kg category. It’s very solid.
Author of eight points during the French defeat against Japan (70-74), Sarah Michel did not hide her frustration after a match where the Blue seemed to have started well.
“The result is not what we wanted. Now you have to bounce back, nothing is lost. You have to keep working to stay in the competition and We have two games left, regretted Sarah Michel at the microphone of RMC. [â ?? ¦] There was room to pass tonight. We control the first half by preventing them from developing their Fast play. We prevented them from taking their three-point shots in the first half. In the second half we don’t make them play, we let them play in what? They like. They’re shooting at three points and in transition. You can’t let a team come back into the game and gain confidence when you got them checked out first half-time. “
The matches were an hour late due to the difficult weather conditions this morning in Tokyo.
He is beaten by the Japanese Kanoa Igarashi. It was extremely spectacular. We do not hide from you that it is starting to grumble severely on the Brazilian social networks.
She beats her personal best in the 200m medley semi-final, in 2’10’84 but that is not enough to get into the final, she finished with the 11th time in the semi-finals.
The conditions for the women’s race this morning at 8:00 am will be very different from the men’s race yesterday. You’ll have to like the mud, but it doesn’t scare the two French women Loana Lecomte and Paulien Ferrand-PrÃ © vot, two good medal chances.
Disappointed Leon Marchand: “I’m doing a pretty good curse, but I’m disappointed because the last 15 games I’ve been really struggling.” the goal is Paris 2024: “The goal is to do as many races as possible at a world level”.
The French Emmanuel Lebesson was eliminated by the Chinese Fan Zhendong in the round of 16 of the Olympic table tennis tournament. The Frenchman was swept away in four sets by the world number 1 (11-3, 11-4, 11-3, 11-4).
The other Frenchman involved in this men’s tournament, Simon Gauzy, will face the Dane Simon Groth from 7:30 am. In the women’s draw, Habs Jia Nan Yuan will challenge Korean Jihee Jeon, 15th player in the world, for a place in the eighth.
He is in the semi-final of the 200m butterfly. He’s at waterline 8. He’s 19 and has nothing to lose.
After a good start to the match, the Bleues turned and lost the thread. It’s been a task for the vice-champions of Europe.
What a disappointment, the Bleues lost the pedals in this end of the match unbreathable, the Japanese breathed the serenity, while the Blue cracked. 74-70 final score. The France team is very badly on board for the rest of the competition, since the next opponent is a mountain: the United States.
They conceded a 12th basket at 3 points. Les Bleues are down 72-68 with 30 seconds to go. it would take a miracle.
But after being led by 8 points, the Blue came back to 52-49. For now, only Gruda is up to par. We will have to move up a gear in the 4th quarter.
We remind that the France team is in the pool of the Americans, a defeat would almost condemn the Blue to the 3rd place of their pool and therefore to a very complicated quarter.
the Korean and Hwang led the whole race but it was the two Britons Tom Dean and Duncan Scott did a last 50m of madness. Hwang completely cracked him and finished 5th.
Charlotte Bonnet, 13th time in the semi-finals can feed regrets, the place in the final was in the strings of Charlotte Bonnet, she reacts to the microphone of RMC: “Of the disappointment, I do not swim like j ‘would have liked, while the final was accessible. I struggled all year, I fought, I did not give up. “
A much less exciting second quarter with much less precise Blues, with a lot of communication problems. We are still in the process of breaking in against the host country.
The Frenchwoman is 6th in this semi-final where Titmus made a crazy end to the race. Charlotte Bonnet has failed to do better than her playoff time.
She will be in lane 2, in this first semi-final which also features the Australian Titmus. Katie Ledecky will be in the second semi-final.
With to start Charlotte Bonnet’s semi-final in the 200m freestyle. Considering her season, it would already be very good for the NiÃ§oise to qualify for the final: she advanced to the semi-final with the 10th fastest time.
And Japan are back to 19-18 with more than 9 minutes to go in the second quarter.
Things are off to a good start: 17-9 at 1’40 from the end of the first quarter, and ValÃ © rie Garnier turns his entire workforce. “Serious” blues, explains Stephen Brun on RMC.
The Portuguese had eliminated Johanne Defay to general surprise yesterday, there was no new miracle and it is the South African Buitendag who goes to the semi-final, in difficult conditions of the all.
And on the RMC antenna, you will have the chance to follow it with a very fit Stephen Brun.
Forced to retire following a puncture on the cycling part, the French Cassandre Beaugrand shared her disappointment after the arrival of the women’s triathlon.
But LÃ © onie Periault’s beautiful fifth place made him happy. Now it’s time for the mixed relay, a tricolor specialty, on the night from Friday to Saturday.
Brazilian Italo Ferreira is doing even better than his compatriot Gabriel Medina. He advanced to the semi-finals with 16.30, including a score of 9.73!
Leonie Periault crosses the line by raising her arms! She is happy, with a nice 5th place. The French, world champion in mixed relay in 2018 and 2020, gives hope to the French camp. Rendezvous in the night from Friday to Saturday for the mixed relay at the Olympics. On Saturday, Leonie Periault will celebrate her 27th birthday … and an Olympic medal?
Behind Bermudan Flora Duffy, Briton Georgia Taylor-Brown took the silver medal and American Katie Zaferes completed the podium.
Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medal! Thanks to Flora Duffy, impressive on the triathlon this Tuesday morning in Tokyo! Bermuda had only one bronze medal until then, in boxing in 1976. The British archipelago of the North Atlantic, tax haven, can thank Flora Duffy!
Nice comeback from Leonie Periault! The Frenchwoman is 6th 5 km from the finish, 1’58 behind the leader.
Bermuda, a British archipelago in the Atlantic, has only one bronze medal in its Olympic history (boxer Clarence Hill in 1976). But Flora Duffy is on course to bring the first Olympic title! The Bermudan is in the lead after a 5 km run. She is 47 seconds ahead of American Katie Zaferes.
Can the French Leonie Periault get closer to the head? She is 13th at 1’07 at the start of the running (10 km), after the 1,500m of swimming and 40 km of cycling. The American Katie Zaferes started this last game as a leader.
The latest Frenchman in surfing, Michel Bourez was eliminated in the quarter-finals by Brazilian star Gabriel Medina.
The score is 6.93 for Michel Bourez on his hit, that is not enough to overtake Gabriel Medina. The French at 13.66, the Brazilian at 15.33.
While Gabriel Medina has the best score in the Olympic tournament at the moment (15.33), Michel Bourez needs to collect an 8.61. It will be very difficult.
Gabriel Medina takes off on a wave! The Brazilian is cheered by his team on the beach. And pocket a note of 9. Michel Bourez will have to do very hard to answer.
The French Michel Bourez, from Polynesia, faces the Brazilian Gabriel Medina, big favorite. The sea is rough, the conditions being made difficult by storm Nepartak with winds of 100 km / h.
Japan’s Kanoa Igarashi is the first to qualify for the semi-finals, following his victory over American Kolohe Andino.
Cassandre Beaugrand, who was behind (1’49 after 5 km of cycling), retired. All that remains is Leonie Periault on the French side, who is 1’04 ahead of the race after 10 km of cycling.
Expected in the water at 12:36 am (French time), the French surfer Michel Bourez will be opposed in the quarterfinals to the Brazilian Gabriel Medina. A great friend of Neymar, the star of PSG and SeleÃ§ao. On the board, Medina is no less than the world n ° 1, double world champion on the pro circuit (2014 and 2018).
They are seven leading the race after 5 km of cycling, including Britons Georgian Taylor-Brown and Jessica Learmonth and Americans Katie Zaferes and Summer Rappaport. Leonie Periault is in the second group, pointed at 1â ???? 04. Cassandre Beaugrand is at 1â ???? 49.
After the 1,500m swim, Briton Jessica Learmonth takes the lead and starts the 40 km cycle. Leonie Periault is 12th at 0 “49. Cassandre Beaugrand is 24th at 1â ???? 12.
The French Leonie Periault (14th at 0 “30) and Cassandre Beaugrand (26th at 0” 51) are quite far from the head of the race after swimming 950m, in the water of Odaiba.
Tuesday will be the last day dedicated to surfing, with the finals, scheduled for Wednesday some 100 kilometers east of Tokyo, having been advanced to Tuesday due to a tropical storm which disrupts the program of this sport, newcomer to the Olympic program. The announced swell should allow surfers to benefit from the best waves.
Initially scheduled for 11:30 pm, the start of the women’s triathlon was delayed “due to weather conditions”. It will finally start at 11:45 p.m.
France, which expected to win a lot of medals (triathlon, mountain biking, canoeing, fencing), looked grim, while only Sarah-LÃ © onie Cysique and Manon Brunet brought a little smile at the tricolor delegation. One silver charm and one bronze charm for a total of five medals. Far behind China, the United States, and especially Japan, which dominates the standings thanks to their eight Olympic titles.
After seeing Sarah Leonie Cysique and Manon Brunet drop two medal balls, silver and bronze, respectively in judo and fencing, the tricolor delegation can aim for the ??? ? gold and even a double on mountain biking with Loana Lecomte and Pauline Ferrand-PrÃ © vot. Flag bearer Clarisse AgbÃ © gnÃ © nou will try to win gold in -63 kg in judo.
The marathon of this Olympic fortnight continues this Tuesday with a very big day awaiting the French team, which we hope will take off on the table of medals with one or two titles she can legitimately hope for. And it starts again at 11:30 pm with the women’s triathlon, with Cassandre Beaugrande and Leonie Periault.