22/04/2024
Beach Volleyball is back on Day 13 of Tokyo 2020! Kookaburras are going for Gold and the Boomers are coming up against Team USA for a spot in the Gold Medal gam.

For all your Tokyo 2020 coverage, stay tuned to The Inner Sanctum’s Olympic hub and the Olympics Central.

Each day, The Inner Sanctum will break down the events to watch and why (all times AEST).

Each night, up with a recap of all the day’s events, and check out our live blog to follow along.

Men’s 10km Marathon Swimming (From 7:30am) 

One of the biggest challenges in the Olympics both physically and mentally, the 10km Marathon swim is first up on the schedule for day 13 of the Olympics. Australia will get behind Olympic debutant Kai Edwards as he features in the event. 

After Australia claimed its first medal in Marathon Swimming today, Edwards will be looking to follow suit and continue a great Tokyo campaign in the water.

Men’s Decathalon continues (From 10:00am)

The Men’s Decathalon continues tomorrow for the concluding 5 events. Australia’s Ash Maloney is sitting in 2nd spot, currently 81 points behind Canadian Damian Warner.

The events tomorrow include 110 metre hurdles, Discus throw, Pole Vault, Javelin throw, and the 1500 metre to finish.

Women’s High Jump Qualification- Group A & Group B (From 10:10am) 

Australia’s quest for Gold in field events continues as the qualifiers for the High Jump take place. Australia has two Aussies looking to secure their place in the finals. 

Debutant Nicola McDermott will compete in Group A, While Eleanor Patterson will be competing in group b, who missed qualification for the final at Rio but will be out to go a few steps better in Tokyo. 

Women’s Beach Volleyball  Semi Final: Australia V Latvia (From 11:00am) 

Looking for a spot in the Gold Medal Match, Australia’s beach volleyball pair Mariafe Artacho de Solar and Taliqua Clancy take on Latvian pairing Anastasija Kravčenoka and Tīna Graudiņa.

The pair have been in fine form across the Olympics and coming off a stunning performance defeating world number one in Canada.

Men’s Basketball Semi Final: Boomers v Team USA (from 2:15pm) 

The Boomers secured their spot in the Semi-Final after a win over Argentina with Team USA standing in the way of a place in the Gold Medal match.

After a shock victory over Team USA in the practice matches over in Las Vegas the Boomers will be looking to repeat their efforts as they come up against a full-strength USA outfit.

With a place in the gold medal match on the line, the Boomers leaders in Patty Mills and Joe Ingles will be looking to stand up to lead their side to a spot in the final. 

Men’s 20km Race Walk Final (5:30pm)

One of the unlikely favourites in the Olympics the 20km race walk final will be taking place as many look to run for gold. There are two Aussies in contention with Kyle Swan and Declan Tingay looking to walk their way to the ultimate glory.

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Women’s Football Bronze Medal Match: Matildas v Team USA (From 6:00pm)

Australia will be on the edge of their seats as the Matilda’s will look to secure the bronze medal against the reigning world champions in the USA. 

Although the Matildas will be without star Ellie Carpenter after she got red-carded in the semi-final against Sweden. The Matildas will need stars like captain Sam Kerr fit and firing if they have any chance of securing bronze

Women’s Water Polo  Classification 5th-8th: Stingers v Canada (From 7:20pm) 

A sport that has quickly become the favourite of many will once again be on tomorrow night, with the Stingers to compete in Classifications.

Although they aren’t in the medal equation the Stingers will look to be finishing their Olympic campaign on a high as they look to finish as high as possible in the rankings. 

Men’s Hockey  Gold Medal Match: Kookaburras V Belgium (From 8pm) 

All eyes of Australians right across the country will be firmly glued to their TV’s as we cheer our Kookaburras to gold. 

After getting knocked out in the Group Stages during the Rio 2016 games, it has been an impressive campaign for our Kookaburras but it doesn’t stop here with only Belgium standing in their way from the ultimate glory. 

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