Tokyo Olympics LIVE RESULTS: Simone Biles return LATEST, GB secure first equestrian eventing GOLD in 49 years – updates

TEAM GB continued their medal quest on a thrilling Day 10 of the Tokyo Olympics.

Tom McEwen & Co secured GOLD in equestrian team eventing – the first time Great Britain had won the event in 49 years!

McEwen also added a silver in the individual event after a stunning morning.

Emily Campbell produced an historic silver in the women's +87kg weightlifting final, becoming the first British female weightlifter to win an Olympic medal.

While finally today we also got tracking cycling underway at the Izu Velodrome, with the women's team pursuit second in qualifying.

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    CAMPBELL HISTORY

    Here is how Emily Campbell won the silver medal.

    Campbell also made history by becoming the first British athlete to win an honour in the women's weightlifting category:

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    EQUASTRIAN

    Team GB won their first team gold medal after 49 years ahead of Australia.

    Laura Collett, Tom McEwen and Oliver Townend secured Great Britain's 11th gold in the Tokyo Olympics.

    The three riders made their Olympic debut but delivered high-class displays.

    McEwen also won the silver medal in the eventing individual competition

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    BILES RETURN

    Team USA's gymnast Simone Biles will compete on Tuesday's women's balance beam final.

    USA Gymnastics announced: "We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow – Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!"

    Biles had qualified for all four of the apparatus finals, scheduled for 1-3 August but eventually withdrew from all but balance beam to focus on her mental health.

    The 24-year-old detailed her struggles in training with the “twisties,” a gymnastics term for when a gymnast’s body and mind seemingly stop working together, during an Instagram story.

    Biles said: "My mind and body are simply not in sync. For anyone saying I quit. I didn't quit.

    “They're not fun to deal with. It's honestly petrifying trying to do a skill… not having your mind and body in sync"

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    CAMPBELL REACTS

    Team GB weightlifter and Olympic silver medallist Emily Campbell is "thrilled" following her triumph.

    Campbell told the BBC: "You want to perform your best but to put it out on this stage, I am thrilled.

    "I said to the coaches 'what's just happened?' That clean wasn't a perfect clean, I had to fight to get under it. Once I get cleaned I know I am going to jerk it. I am lost for words right now.

    "Thanks for believing in me. You can achieve anything you want to achieve. I picked up a barbell five years ago for the first time and now I am an Olympic silver medallist"

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    WOMEN'S FIELD HOCKEY

    Team GB are through to the semi-finals after beating Spain in an exciting penalty shoot-out.

    The two teams drew 2-2 and Britain won on penalties thanks to some amazing goalkeeping by Maddie Hinch.

    The Brits won 2-0 and are now set to face the Netherlands in a repeat of the Rio final on Wednesday

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    WOMEN'S WEIGHTLIFTING

    China's Li Wenwen wins the gold medal, just as expected.

    Wenwen also sets a new Olympic record with a total of 283kg.

    Team GB's Emily Campbell wins silver whereas the bronze goes to Sarah Robles of the United States, who is coached by four-time Olympic medallist Pyrros Dimas

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    WOMEN'S WEIGHTLIFTING

    Team GB star Emily Campbell has just guaranteed herself a medal in the +87kg weightlifting.

    Therefore, Campbell will become the first British female to win an Olympic weightlifting medal

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    EQUESTRIAN

    Team GB are on the hunt for some more medals in the Tokyo Olympics.

    Oliver Townend is second in the individual standings, with Tom McEwen third and Laura Collett following in fifth going into the final showjumping round

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    WOMEN'S WEIGHTLIFTING

    The 2020 Olympics are over for Laurel Hubbard.

    Hubbard fails to register a successful lift in the snatch after one attempt at 120kg and two at 125kg.

    The New Zealand star cups her hands into a heart shape, says 'thank you' down the camera and gets an applause on her way off stage.

    China's Li Wenwen leads the way and is the absolute favourite to win gold

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    WOMEN’S WEIGHTLIFTING

    Hubbard is back on stage for her third attempt at 125kg.

    The New Zealand star, though, fails again…

    Hubbard is left smiling on stage and thanking those in attendance, who have been backing the athlete's efforts

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    WOMEN’S WEIGHTLIFTING

    Laurel Hubbard returns to the stage but fails to lift 125kg.

    Hubbard lifted the weight over her head but was disqualified by the judges

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    WOMEN'S WEIGHTLIFTING

    Team GB's Emily Jade Campbell moves to first place after lifting 122kg in the women's weightlifting category.

    Campbell succeeded on her third effort

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    HUBBARD NEXT

    Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to make history at the Olympic Games by competing as an openly transgender athlete today.

    Hubbard is ready to get on stage and start at the women's 120kg category….

    And the New Zealand star fails to lift the weight on her first effort!

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    TOWNEND TALKS

    Here's what Team GB Equestrian hero has to say alongside Laura Collett and Tom McEwen as the trio won eventing gold for Team GB, with the individual event still to come:

    "We've got another round to jump.

    "So [we'll] focus on that but there'll be a big celebration and I don't think it will be with a cup of tea and a biscuit."

    Oliver Townend

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    YOUNG STARS

    Jessica Gadirova (left) and Jennifer Gadirova's Olympics are over and they go home as Olympic bronze medallists in the all-around Artistic Gymnastics team event.

    It wasn't to be for them in the individual events but sixth and seventh placed finishes respectively represent a good ending to their Tokyo 2020 campaign.

    Don't forget they're just 16-year-old and when the Paris 2024 Games come around in three years time the twins will still only be teenagers!

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    LAST 200M SEMI-FINAL

    The Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou wins the third semi-final with a time of 22.12 seconds.

    Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas is home second, with Mujinga Kambundji of Switzerland finishing third.

    Her time of 22.26 seconds is enough to see her through to the final as a fastest loser.

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    EASY STUFF ELAINE

    Jamaica's 100m gold medallist Elaine Thompson-Herah breezes to a first placed finish in her 200m semi-final.

    She qualifies for the final ahead of Namibia's Christine Mboma.

    Gabrielle Thomas of the USA is home in third but that should be good enough to qualify as a fastest loser.

    Beth Dobbin is home in fifth but that won't be enough to qualify for the final after clocking a time of 22.85.

    It's a good run, but sadly not enough for Dobbin.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    HERE COMES BETH

    Now it's time for Beth Dobbin's 200m semi-final.

    Can she make the final?

    It would be a brilliant achievement if she did.

    100m gold medalist Elain Thompson-Herah also features in this race.

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    BACK TO THE TRACK

    Jamaica's Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Namibia's Beatrice Masilingi are safely through in their 200m Women's semi-final.

    Fraser-Pryce is targeting another medal after taking silver in the 100m final two days ago.

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    BRILLIANT BALLAGHMOR CLASS

    Oliver Townend leaping over fences aboard Ballaghmor Class in the final of the team jumping stage of the Equestrian eventing.

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    LONG TIME COMING

    That gold medal in the Equestrian team eventing competition is their first win in that particular event for 49 years!

    Oliver Townend, Laura Collett and Tom McEwen are all Olympic Champions in their first appearance at a Games.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    GOLD SECURED

    Oliver Townend secures gold for Team GB in the eventing aboard Ballaghmor Class.

    It's a clear victory, with Team GB picking up 14 less penalty points than second placed Australia.

    And Germany rounded off the medal positions with a third place finish.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    GOLD MEDAL!

    TEAM GB HAVE WON ANOTHER GOLD!

    IT'S IN THE TEAM EVENTING!

    AN ELEVENTH GOLD MEDAL OF TOKYO 2020!

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    CLANCY EYES A MEDAL

    From The Sun's Martin Lipton in Tokyo:

    ED Clancy still has a chance of a fourth successive Olympic pursuit gold.

    But it looks as if the 36-year-old will have to settle for bronze at best unless there is a remarkable change of fortune.

    GB were last to go in the qualifying round but a dramatic session saw a spectacular crash as Australia’s Alex Porter hurtled over his handlebars when his bike literally fell apart entering a bend.

    And that meant, with Britain only the fourth fastest of the seven initial completed rides, they risked being eliminated from gold or silver contention by the Aussies re-race.

    Fortunately for GB, and not surprisingly, that did not happen with the Australians only able to come fifth.

    Yet it seems hard to see how GB will beat the flying Danes, who look racing certainties to add the Olympic crown to their world title.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    SCORES ON THE DOORS

    Jennifer Gadirova posts a score of 13.233.

    That puts here seventh in the standings behind sister Jessica.

    Jade Carey of the USA takes gold with a score of 14.366, with Italy's Vanessa Ferrari scoring 14.200 to finish second.

    The bronze medal will be shared by Mai Murakami and Angelina Melinkova who both scored 14.166

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