Olympics Day 9 highlights: Track and Field, Gymnastics, Golf and Swimming

Published: Aug. 1, 2021 at 12:33 PM CDT
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) -Watch Sunday’s highlights from the Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Track and field: Italy’s Marcell Jacobs surprisingly claims men’s 100m gold

In what’s bound to be one of the most astonishing results of the Tokyo Games, Italian Marcell Jacobs clocked a personal-best 9.80 to stunningly claim the first Olympic men’s 100m gold medal of the post-Usain Bolt era.

Gymnastics: MyKayla Skinner takes silver on vault, Jade Carey eighth

Team USA veteran MyKayla Skinner scored a 15.033 on her first vault and a 14.800 on her second in the women’s event final, earning a 14.916 overall. Jade Carey was off on her steps down the runway and scored a 12.416.

Golf: Xander Schauffele comes in clutch on 18th hole to win gold

Xander Schauffele of the United States clinches the gold medal with a clutch par on the 18th hole.

Swimming: U.S. wins 4×100m medley relay gold in world record time

Team USA swimmers Ryan Murphy, Michael Andrew, Caeleb Dressel and Zach Apple win the men’s 4×100m medley relay gold with a world record time, 3:26.78.

Swimming: Caeleb Dressel surges to 50 free gold in Olympic record

American Caeleb Dressel rounded out a perfect three-for-three performance in his individual events at the Tokyo Olympics, taking the 50m “splash and dash” in Olympic record time of 21.07.

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