Live Tokyo Olympics medal tally: Gold for Australia as relay team claim world record win
Australia has its first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with the women’s 4x100m relay winning in a world record time.
Bronte Campbell, Meg Harris, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell claimed Australia’s first gold medal of the games, clocking an incredible 3:29.69 seconds — the first team ever to go under 3:30.
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Earlier our first medals were claimed when Brendon Smith stormed home in the 400m individual medley final to claim bronze while Jack Mcloughlin claimed silver.
Smith entered the race with the fastest time but had to settle for third.
Australia had high hopes in the men’s 400m freestyle with Elijah Winnington and McLoughlin the top ranked swimmers in the world.
McLoughlin stormed out to a big lead only to be pipped on the line by the Tunisian swimmer in lane eight.
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Ecuador won its second ever gold when Ricard Carapaz claimed the men’s road race, ahead of Wout Van Aert and Tour de France winner Tadej Pogacar.
And Japan won their first home gold, as Naohisa Takato claimed victory in the men’s 60kg judo final. He avenged a disappointing defeat of Funa Tonaki to Kosovo’s Distria Krasniqi in the women’s 48kg final. Her silver was Japan’s first medal of the Games.
See the full live medal tally below, updated live throughout the Games.