“It’s do or die at this level,” Sue Hen mentioned. “That helps.”
Triston Casas hit his third residence run of the Olympics, and the usstayed in gold medal rivalry with a 3-1 win over the Dominican Republic. Tyler Austin, a former main leaguer in his residence ballpark of the Central League’s Yokohama Bay Stars, added a solo residence run within the fifth, his second lengthy ball of the match.
The U.S. performs on Thursday night time in opposition to South Korea, which misplaced to Japan 5-2, for a berth on this weekend’s gold medal sport.
Sakura Yosozumi of Japan gained the inaugural Olympic ladies’s park occasion in skateboarding, solidifying Japan’s dominance of the game making its Olympic debut. The silver went to Kokona Hiraki, who at 12 grew to become Japan’s youngest Olympic medalist. Britain’s Sky Brown prevented a Japanese medal sweep, taking the bronze.
Japanese skaters additionally took each golds within the women and men’s road occasions within the first week of the Tokyo Video games.
“This competitors which was held at my nation made us stronger from what we was,” Yosozumi mentioned. “I need everybody to like skateboarding.”
The U.S. ladies’s volleyball crew superior to the semifinals for the sixth time up to now eight Olympics by beating the Dominican Republic in straight units.