Good morning and welcome to this live blog.

My name is Willem Haak and I will keep you informed of all events at the Olympic Games today.

Lots of fun!

  • LIVE: Judo, battle for bronze, Netherlands-Germany

  • 11.30 am: Hockey, Netherlands-Germany (f)

  • Badloe gives the Netherlands fourth gold in Tokyo

  • The Netherlands achieves handsome fourth place in mixed relay triathlon

  • Boxer Noucha Fontijn qualifies for semi-finals

  • View the Dutch program HERE

  • View the full program HERE

Judo a few seconds ago

We continue with Noël van 't End.

His opponent is Dominic Ressel.

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Judo a few seconds ago

Van Dijke scores two waza-ari's and thus decides the match.

The Netherlands leads 1-0.

Judo a few seconds ago

In total, the matches between the mixed national teams are six matches.

The country that wins four wins the bronze medal.

Judo a few seconds ago

The Dutch judokas are ready.

We are going to start the battle for bronze in the mixed country teams.

The opponent: Germany.

Sanne van Dijke is the first to act.

She's up against Scoccimarro.

Windsurfing a few seconds ago

Kiran Badloe after receiving the gold medal: "Due to the circumstances I still had to work hard and I wanted to finish the race as well as possible. Only at the finish did the release come out. That was really beautiful."

Windsurfing a few seconds ago

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AuthorTeamNL🇳🇱Moment of places07: 18 - 31 July 2021

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Sailing a few seconds ago

A disappointment when sailing!

In the 49er FX class, the duo Bekkering/Duetz have to give up the lead in the general classification.

They are now one point behind Brazil's Grael and Kunze after twelve races.

The medal race is scheduled for Monday.

Diving · a few seconds ago

Inge Jansen qualifies for the diving final.

Her total score of 301.90 is enough to finish in the first twelve women.

She ends up ninth.

Windsurfing a few seconds ago

The 26-year-old Badloe gives the Netherlands its third consecutive Olympic title in the RS:X class, after Dorian van Rijsselberghe in 2012 and 2016. It is the fourth Dutch gold in Tokyo.

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Badloe succeeds Van Rijsselberghe and gives the Netherlands fourth gold in Tokyo

Windsurfing a few seconds ago

Badloe is inside.


It was a dramatic medal race.

Three (!!) participants were disqualified for a false start.

France, Italy and Poland were pulled out of the water by the jury.

Those were the numbers two, three and four in the standings.

Badloe stayed out of trouble and crossed the line in second.

The first place is secured.

The gold medal is in.

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Windsurfing a few seconds ago

Kiran Badloe is in second place.

It doesn't matter where the Dutchman ends up.

If Badloe is about to cross the finish line and he is not qualified, then the gold medal is his.

Sailing a few seconds ago

Annemiek Bekkering and Annette Duetz finished in twelfth place in the eleventh race of the 49er FX class.

As a result, the lead over the Brazilian duo Grael/Kunze has shrunk enormously.

The gap is now only two points.

The battle for first place is very exciting.

Windsurfing a few seconds ago

Kiran Badloe is about to start his golden race.

He can only screw up himself.

If the Dutchman makes no mistake, if he is not disqualified and if he 'just' crosses the finish line, he is assured of first place and takes the gold medal.

Diving · a few seconds ago

Although the score of 58.50 on her third jump is not fantastic, Inge Jansen still climbs a place in the ranking.

She is now eighth.

It's going in the right direction.

Judo a few seconds ago

A hopeless defeat for the Netherlands in the semi-finals against France.

Guusje Steenhuis was no match for Romane Dicko, so the French won 4-0.

For the Netherlands, the battle for bronze remains, in which Germany will be the opponent.

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Diving · a few seconds ago

Jansen's second jump is also good for a score of 63.00.

She thus retains her ninth place and is virtually in the final.

Three more jumps to go.

Diving · a few seconds ago

Inge Visser has started well in the semi-final of the diving.

The Dutchman scores 63.00 with her first jump and is currently in ninth place.

Eighteen women are participating today.

The best twelve qualify for the final battle.

Judo a few seconds ago

And Noël van 't End can't manage it either.

With a waza-ari, Clerget gives France a 3-0 lead.

Winning four times in a row is the only remaining route to the final.

Judo a few seconds ago

Ai, France take a 2-0 lead.

Clarisse Agbegnenou is too strong for Sanne van Dijke, a waza-ari is decisive.

Noël van 't End actually has to beat Axel Clerget to keep the Netherlands in the game.

Judo a few seconds ago

Tsjakadoea, who, as said, has to compete two weight classes higher due to the lack of a Dutch judoka in the class up to 73 kg, is defeated with an ippon by Chaine.

Netherlands on a 1-0 deficit.

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Judo a few seconds ago

The semi-final between France and the Netherlands is about to begin!

Tornika Tsjakadoea is the first to move, he faces Guilliaume Chaine.

Sailing a few seconds ago

Nicholas Heiner has finished tenth in the seventh race of the Finn.

With this, the Dutchman drops to fifth place and, moreover, his deficit in the medal places is increased to nine points.

Sailing a few seconds ago

Lilian de Geus finishes sixth in the medal race.

There will be no change in her fifth place in the RS:X standings.

The gold goes to the Chinese Lu Yunxiu.

The French Charline Picon and the Briton Emma Wilson take silver and bronze.

Sailing a few seconds ago

Inge Jansen is about to start the semi-finals of the diving.

Of the eighteen participants, the best twelve qualify for the final.

Sailing a few seconds ago

Annemieke Bekkering and Annette Duetz have already started their second race of the day and their eleventh race in total in the 49er:FX.

Can they further strengthen their leading position?

Sailing 3 minutes ago

Also Pim van Vugt and Bart Lambriex can finally go on the water.

They have started their tenth race in the 49er.

Sailing 5 minutes ago

Lilian de Geus has started the medal race in the RS:X.

Double points can be earned in the final medal race.

Nevertheless, the deficit of fifth classified De Geus is too great to have a chance of winning a medal.

Sailing 7 minutes ago

The duo Bekkering/Duetz finished fifth in the tenth race.

This allows them to do good business compared to their closest competitors.

The difference with the current closest pursuer, the Brazilian duo Grael/Kunze, is now twelve loss points.

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Judo 23 minutes ago

Henk Grol does it!

He beats Rafael Silva and thus brings in the decisive point for the Netherlands: 4-2.

The Netherlands will meet France in the semifinals.

Judo 26 minutes ago

Ai, Guusje Steenhuis is thrown on the back by Aguiar: ippon in the golden score.

The score is 3-2 and it is now up to Henk Grol to finish it off for the Netherlands against Rafael Silva.

Sailing 30 minutes ago

It might take a while, but Annemieke Bekkering and Annette Duetz have finally started their tenth race in the 49er FX, in which they lead in the standings.

Nicholas Heiner also started in rave 7 of the Finn.

Judo 34 minutes ago


Noël van 't End gets Macedo on his back and brings the Netherlands to 3-1.

One more win is needed for a place in the semi-finals.

Guusje Steenhuis gets the first chance against Mayra Aguiar.

Judo 44 minutes ago

The Netherlands takes a 2-1 lead against Brazil!

Sanne van Dijke beats Maria Portela in the golden score with an ippon.

Noël van 't End can bring the Dutch team to the brink of the semi-finals if he beats Rafael Macedo.

Judo 1 hour ago

Tsjakadoea, who once again has to compete in a higher weight class, loses to Cargnin due to a waza-ari in the golden score.

The score at the Netherlands-Brazil is again equal: 1-1.

Sailing 1 hour ago

Sailing is finally underway in Tokyo!

Nicholas Heiner (Finn) and the duo Bekkering/Duetz (49erFX) are in the water and will soon start their first race of the day.

We are racing!

🙌The Nacra 17s just set off on Race 7, and the Finn and 49erFX fleets are on the water and due to start soon.

49ers just heading out now.Tracking:➡️➡️ #Sailing #Tokyo2020 #Olympics


AuthorWorld Sailing 🌎⛵️Moment of places04: 44 - July 31, 2021

Boxing 1 hour ago

In the quarterfinals of the Nations Cup, Sanne Verhagen gave the Netherlands the lead against Brazil by beating Larissa Pimenta.

Now it's Tornike Tsjakadoea's turn, who judots against Daniel Cargnin.

Boxing 1 hour ago

Nouchka Fontijn to the semi-finals!

In the third round, the five judges all vote for the Dutch, who will box the semifinals on Friday.

Fontijn is assured of a medal because of the place in the semi-finals.

Boxing 1 hour ago

Look, that's better!

Fontijn wins the second round 5-0.

The third round will therefore be decisive in this exciting duel.

Judo 1 hour ago

Thibeault wins the first round 4-1.

That means she convinced 4 out of 5 judges that she was the better one in the first round.

There are three rounds in total, so Fontijn will have to get the majority of the jury members on her side in the second round.

Judo 1 hour ago

The bell sounds and that means Fontijn and Thibeault have started!

Boxing 1 hour ago

Nouchka Fontijn and Canadian opponent Tammara Thibeault enter the ring for the quarterfinals.

Can 33-year-old Fontijn join the last four?

Olympic Games 1 hour ago

What's on the agenda in Tokyo for the next few hours?

  • When the wind picks up, we will start several sailing competitions.

    At 8.30 am, for example, the medal race in the RS:X was initially scheduled, which Kiran Badloe only has to sail out to take the gold.

    In that class, the medal race for the women was scheduled around 7.30 am.

    Lilian de Geus is fifth there.

  • In a few minutes Noucha Fontijn will fight her quarterfinal against Canadian Tammara Thibeault.

  • After the victory over Uzbekistan, the Dutch mixed judo team will compete in the quarterfinals of the Nations Cup against Brazil.

  • The semi-finals of the diving with Inge Jansen start at 8.00.

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