Tokyo Olympics 2020 LIVE: Team GB’s Dina Asher-Smith prepares for 100m as USA’s Katie Grimes makes first final

Day seven of Tokyo 2020 is now underway, with athletics finally getting underway at the Olympic Stadium.

Sha’Carri Richardson, who won the women’s 100m at the US Olympic Trials but was later suspended for cannabis use is not competing but the event is still filled with stars.

World champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Rio gold medalist Elaine Thompson, as well as Great Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith are all competing in heats.

China and host nation Japan are currently tied atop the medal table with 15 golds apiece, while the United States sits in third place with 14 golds.

The ROC team and Australia both have eight gold medals, with Great Britain in sixth place with five golds.

Day seven also sees the second round of the golf tournament resuming from resumes from Kasumigaseki Country Club.

Team USA is currently leading the swimming medal table with six golds, and it has the chance to add another four in the pool today.


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