Russian foil fencer Vladislav Mylnikov defeated Algerian Salim Herui in the 1/32 finals of the Tokyo Olympics, reported on Monday, July 26, the edition “Sport-Express”…
20-year-old Mylnikov defeated the Algerian with a score of 15: 6.
In the 1/16 finals, the Russian athlete will meet with the American Gerek Meinhardt. The fight will begin on July 26th. On the same day, foil fencers Anton and Kirill Borodachev will also take part in fencing.
On Monday, 21 sets of medals will be played in 14 sports, including swimming, triathlon, judo, clay pigeon shooting and others.
The day before, on July 25, Russian taekwondo player Tatyana Minina won silver in the weight category up to 57 kg at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The athlete brought the Russian team the seventh medal at the Games. She lost to American Anastasia Zolotich with a score of 17:25.
Earlier that day, the Russian woman Vitalina Batsarashkina won gold at the Tokyo Olympics in shooting from an air pistol from 10 meters. After the competition, the athlete said that she did not yet realize that she had become an Olympic champion. The 24-year-old Russian woman scored 240.3 points and set a new Olympic record.
The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics were scheduled to take place from July 24 to August 9, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the competition was postponed for a year. They take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021 without the participation of foreign fans. The name of the Games – Tokyo 2020 – has been saved.