Day 9 in Athletics at Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Live Score and Updates
Photo by Wander Roberto/COB


9:36 AMa month ago


🥇 United States (Michael Cherry, Michael Norman, Bryce Deadmon, Rai Benjamin) - 2:55.70

🥈 Netherlands - 2:57.18

🥉 Botswana - 2:57.27

9:33 AMa month ago

Now it's time for the 4 x 400m relay!

The USA are favorites for the event. The country won Olympic gold in Rio 2016, followed by Jamaica and the Bahamas, and holds the world record that has stood since August 22, 1993. The time of 2:54.29 was recorded in Stuttgart. Here's how the countries look in order of the lanes:
  1. United States
  2. Netherlands
  3. Botswana
  4. Belgium
  5. Poland
  6. Jamaica
  7. Italy
  8. Trinidad and Tobago
9:08 AMa month ago

Women's High Jump

🥇 Mariya Lasitskene (Russian Olympic Committee) - 2.04m

🥈 Nicola McDermott (Australia) - 2.02m

🥉 Yaroslava Mahuchickh (Ukraine) - 2.00m

9:01 AMa month ago

Guaranteed podium

Mariya Lasitskene (Russian Olympic Committee), Nicola McDermott (Australia), and Yaroslava Mahuchikh (Ukraine) are the only ones who have surpassed 2m in the high jump.
8:43 AMa month ago

Women's 4 x 400m Relay

🥇 United States - 3:16.85

🥈 Poland - 3:20.53

🥉 Jamaica - 3:21.24

8:26 AMa month ago

Men's Javelin Throw

🥇 Neeraj Chopra (India) - 87.58

🥈 Jakub Vadlejch (Czech Republic) - 86.67

🥉 Vitezslav Vesley (Czech Republic) - 85.44

8:23 AMa month ago


Indian Neeraj Chopra stays on top and wins gold! The Czechs Jakub Vadlejch and Vitezslav Vesley take silver and bronze, helping their country stay in the top 20 in the medal table.
8:16 AMa month ago

Favorite out of the podium

Injured Johannes Vetter was unable to return for the javelin throw. Neeraj Chopra (India), Vitezslav Vesley (Czech Republic) and Julian Weber (Germany) have made the best marks so far.
8:08 AMa month ago

Men's 1500m

🥇 Jakob Ingebrigsten (Norway) - 3:28.32 (olympic record)

🥈 Timothy Cheruiyot (Kenya) - 3:29.01

🥉 Josh Kerr (Great Britain) - 3:29.05

8:02 AMa month ago


Jakob Ingebrigtsen! He is Norway's fourth Olympic champion in Tokyo 2020. The country also stood on the top of the podium in the 400m hurdles, triathlon, and beach volleyball. The nordics also won medals in the hammer throw, rowing, and sailing.
7:58 AMa month ago

5 cm

This is the size of the finish line of the track and the athletes cannot leave the lane that are determined according to the classification in the qualifiers.
7:46 AMa month ago

Women's High Jump

Maja Nilsson (Sweden) and Morgan Lake (Great Britain) did not overcome the 1.90m barrier and are therefore eliminated. At this moment 12 athletes are competing in the event, among them the russian Mariya Lasitskene, world ranking leader
7:41 AMa month ago

Sifan Hassan

Olympic 10,000m champion fell on the track after crossing the finish line and received medical attention
7:31 AMa month ago

Coming Soon

To close the athletics day we will have three other races later today: men's 1500m, men's and women's 4x400m relay.
7:27 AMa month ago


After an attempted throw, Johannes Vetter lost his balance and, in addition to going over the line, fell badly on the track and took his hand to his left leg, but recovered and walked away. The german is the current world ranking leader in the sport.
7:23 AMa month ago

Women's 10,000m - Podium

🥇 Sifan Hassan (Netherlands) – 29:55.32

🥈 Kalkidan Gezahegne (Bahrain) – 29:56.18

🥉 Letesenbet Gidey (Ethiopia) - 30:01.72

7:20 AMa month ago


Sifan Hassan took the last lap of the 10,000m. Letesenbet Gidey, from Ethiopia, who led much of the race, looked tired at the end and took bronze. Kalkidan Gezahegne, (Bahrain), completed the podium.
7:14 AMa month ago

Long Throws

Jan Zelezny (Czech Republic, 98.48m in 1996) and Andreas Thorkildsen (Norway, 90.57m in 2008) are the world and Olympic record holders respectively. The javelin used by the men is about 800g and 2.60m.
7:08 AMa month ago

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Andrian Mardare (Moldova)
  • Neeraj Chopra (India)
  • Kim Amb (Sweden)
  • Alexandru Mihaita (Romania)
  • Vitezslav Vesely (Czech Republic)
  • Julian Weber (Germany)
  • Lassi Etelatalo (Finland)
  • Johannes Vetter (Germany)
  • Ashad Nadeem (Pakistan)
  • Pavel Mialeshka (Belarus)
  • Jakub Vadlejch (Czech Republic)
  • Aliaksei Katkavets (Belarus)
7:07 AMa month ago


Tsigie Gebreselama (Ethiopia), Karoline Bjerkeli Grovdal (Norway), Susan Krumins (Netherlands) and Meraf Bahta (Sweden) dropped out of the 10,000m race. Meanwhile, the starting pack includes four athletes, among them world record holder Letesenbet Gidey.
6:52 AMa month ago

Here they come

In total there are 25 laps on the track at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium. The Africans dominate this type of event and even two Ethiopians own the Olympic (Almaz Ayana, with 29:17.45, in Rio 2016) and world records (Letesenbet Gidey, with 29:01.03, in June this year).
6:50 AMa month ago

Women's 10,000m

This is considered a long-distance race. It includes 29 women from 18 countries. They are: Germany, South Africa, Bahrain, Burundi, Canada, Eritrea, Ethiopia, USA, Great Britain, Netherlands, Israel, Japan, Norway, New Zealand, Kenya, Sweden, Turkey and Uganda.
6:42 AMa month ago

34 years ago

The record for this event in the high jump belongs to Stefka Kostadinova (Bulgaria), who on August 30th, 1987 broke the mark of 2.09m in Rome.
6:40 AMa month ago

Women's High Jump

  1. Mirela Demireva (Bulgaria)
  2. Marie-Laurence Jungfleisch (Germany)
  3. Iryna Gerashchenko (Ukraine)
  4. Nicola McDermott (Australia)
  5. Yulia Levchenko (Ukraine)
  6. Maja Nilsson (Sweden)
  7. Eleanor Patterson (Australia)
  8. Marija Vukovic (Montenegro)
  9. Mariya Lasitskene (Russian Olympic Committee)
  10. Safina Sasullayeva (Uzbekistan)
  11. Vashti Cunningham (USA)
  12. Morgan Lake (Great Britain)
  13. Yaroslava Mahuchikh (Ukraine)
  14. Kamila Licwinko (Poland)
6:39 AMa month ago


The first final that takes place this Saturday 7th is high jump, which includes 14 women. Each athlete has three attempts at each mark and can choose when to start.
6:25 AMa month ago

Olympic podium

So far, athletics has distributed 120 medals, with 41 gold, 39 silver, and 41 bronze to athletes from 38 countries. They are: United States, Italy, Jamaica, Poland, Kenya, China, Canada, Uganda, Sweden, Bahamas, Germany, Netherlands, Ethiopia, Norway, Portugal, Belgium, Greece, Morocco, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Venezuela, Great Britain, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Japan, France, Namibia, Russia (represented by the acronym ROC, Russian Olympic Committee), Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Austria, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Spain, Grenada and Nigeria.
6:14 AMa month ago

Tokyo 2020 Medals

China - 38 gold, 29 silver, 17 bronze
USA - 34 gold, 36 silver, 32 bronze
Japan - 24 gold, 12 silver, 16 bronze
Great Britain - 19 gold, 21 silver, 21 bronze
Russian Olympic Committee - 17 gold, 25 silver, 22 bronze
Australia - 17 gold, 6 silver, 21 bronze
Germany - 10 gold, 11 silver, 16 bronze
Italy - 10 gold, 10 silver, 18 bronze
Netherlands - 9 gold, 10 silver, 12 bronze
France - 7 gold, 12 silver, 11 bronze

Brazil is in 16th place, with 6 gold, 4 silver, 8 bronze.

6:09 AMa month ago


Hey! We're back to tell you the story of the six athletics finals that will take place at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo this Saturday August 7h. So come along for the details of the events, news and medalists!
6:04 AMa month ago

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5:59 AMa month ago

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5:54 AMa month ago

How to watch day 9 Athletics Live Stream on TV and Online?

Athletics at Tokyo 2020 - Day #9
Venue: Tokyo National Stadium (Tokyo, Japan)
Time: 6:35 am ET
Where to watch:  Bandsports, SporTV4 (Brazil), NBC Sports (USA)
Real time: VAVEL Brazil
5:49 AMa month ago

Where and how to watch day 9 Athletics online and live Tokyo 2020 Olympics?

Mark your calendar: the competitions at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium this Saturday (7) will take place from 6:35am ET. If you want to follow it, just tune in to Bandsports or SporTV 3. You can also check everything here on VAVEL minute by minute with real time coverage 1 hour before the start of the competitions.
5:44 AMa month ago

Kōkichi Tsuburaya

Marathon runner was the country's only medalist in the track and field events at the 1964 Tokyo Games. He won bronze and stood on the podium with Kenyan Abebe Bikila (gold) and Britain's Benjamin Basil Heatley (silver). In total, 36 events and 20 countries won medals, with the USA winning 24 - 14 golds, seven silvers, and three bronzes.
5:39 AMa month ago


07:35 - Women's high jump - Final
07:45 - Women's 10,000m - Final
08:00 - Men's javelin throw - Final
08:40 - Men's 1500m - Final
09:30 - Women's 4x400m relay - Final
09:50 - Men's 4x400m relay - Final
5:34 AMa month ago

Brazil in Tokyo 2020

The green and yellow delegation included 53 athletes and two climbed the podium - Alison Santos (400m hurdles) and Thiago Braz (pole vault) won bronze. Only three remain with medal chances, the marathon runners Daniel Chaves da Silva, Daniel do Nascimento and Paulo Roberto Paula.
Foto: Wander Roberto/COB
Foto: Wander Roberto/COB
5:29 AMa month ago


Of the 48 races in Tokyo 2020, only seven are left, which take place this Saturday (7), except for the marathon, which traditionally closes the Games on Sunday (8). So far 33 countries have received medals.nte encerra os Jogos no domingo (8). Até agora foram 33 países que receberam medalhas.
5:24 AMa month ago

Ready to go

Present in the Olympic program from the beginning, athletics is divided into running (long distance, marathon, middle-distance, and sprint), athletic walking, jumping (high, long, triple, pole), throwing (weight and javelin, discus or hammer throw), and combined events (heptathlon, decathlon).
5:19 AMa month ago

Tokyo National Stadium

With capacity for 68,000 fans, the venue that hosted the opening and closing ceremonies is located in the Shinjuku region and was designed by architect Kengo Kuma.
5:14 AMa month ago


Hi everyone! We have reached the penultimate day of competitions in Japan. My name is Bia Palumbo and I am responsible for broadcasting the most traditional sport of the Olympics, athletics, which is held at the Tokyo National Stadium. We will provide you with pre-game analysis, score updates, and news as it happens live here on VAVEL. So come with us to not miss any detail of what happens this Saturday (7).