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Tokyo Olympics, Day 16: Schedule, highlights, UK times and more


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he Tokyo Olympics conclude with the final day of competition on Sunday before a closing ceremony and the passing of the torch on to Paris 2024.

Team GB head into Day 16 sitting fifth in the medal table and level on golds (20) with the Russian Olympic Committee – who boast 69 total medals to GB’s 63 – after success for the likes of boxer Galal Yafai and pentathlete Joe Choong so far this weekend.

There was also cycling silver in the men’s madison for Matt Walls and Ethan Hayter, plus bronze for Tom Daley in the men’s 10m platform diving final to go along with his synchro gold.

Josh Kerr also claimed bronze in the men’s 1500m behind Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Timothy Cheruiyot.

There are more medal chances coming for Britain on Sunday as they hope to fight back and seal fourth spot in the medal table behind China, the USA and hosts Japan.

Day 16 highlights

GB’s final realistic medal chances come in the boxing ring and at the Izu Velodrome, though the trio of Callum Hawkins, Ben Connor and Chris Thompson also compete in the men’s marathon in Sapporo.

Former footballer Lauren Price battles Li Qian in the final of the women’s middleweight division as she looks to crown a fine Games for GB’s boxers.

In the cycling, Jason Kenny and Jack Carlin compete in the men’s keirin and Laura Kenny will hope to defend her title in the women’s omnium, having already made history with her madison triumph alongside Katie Archibald.

Elsewhere, the USA and Japan clash in the gold medal match of the women’s basketball competition.

Which medals are up for grabs?

Athletics (men’s marathon)

Boxing (women’s light, men’s light, women’s middle, men’s super-heavy)

Cycling (men’s keirin, women’s sprint, women’s omnium)

Rhythmic gymnastics (group)

Day 16 schedule

Five must-watch events (all times BST):

From 23:00 (Sat) – Men’s marathon

From 02:00 – Women’s omnium, men’s keirin

03:30 – Women’s basketball final, USA vs Japan

06:56 – Women’s middleweight boxing final, Price vs Li

How to watch Day 16

TV channel: BBC will be broadcasting the best of the action live for free on terrestrial TV, with coverage running from 10:30pm on Saturday night.

Eurosport also have the right to the Games in the UK, with coverage beginning at 10:50pm.

Live stream: TV licence fee-payers can stream the action live via the BBC iPlayer. Eurosport subscribers can stream the events via Eurosport Player.

You can also follow all the action LIVE with Standard Sport’s dedicated Day 16 Olympics blog.


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