Their scrapbooks and award statuses are filled with memories of the Final Fours, national titles, All-America honors, and even some distinguished performances in the pros.
Now, they have Olympic gold medals to go along with it all.
US team Stephanie DolsonAnd Alisha GrayAnd Kelsey Bloom, And Jacky Young He advanced beforetime against the team from Russia, then maintained an 18-15 triumph on Wednesday to triumph the title in Basketball’s debut 3-on-3 at the Tokyo Olympics.
“In 10 years, we’ll look back and say, ‘Damn, we did,’” Dolson said. “Hopefully we’ve started something.”
Dolson was honored during the medal ceremony, where she collected the gold trophies and placed them on the necks of her teammates. They stood with their hands overhead hearts while the national anthem was played.
But their celebration did not overtake Latvia.
following, following Carles Lasmanes Draining a shot from behind the arc to close out the men’s final, he found himself at the base of a four-man dog. The winner gave his country a 21-18 triumph over the Russians and their first medal at the Games.
Bronze medals went to the women of China and the men of Serbia.
Bloom, who became the all-time leading scorer in NCAA history during his four years in Washington, led the way in the event as well. She scored 55 points in the nine matches. In the final, she scored all five of her points beforetime to triumph the United States a lead that she never gave up.
Hashimoto takes it all
Daiki Hashimoto Japan awarded its third successive Olympic title in the men’s all-around games, using an exciting lofty routine during the final session to skip China. Xiao Ruoteng and ROC Nikita Nagorny about gold.
Hashimoto’s 88,465 whole was forty-four ahead of Ruoteng, who was hit by a three-to-ten rival following forgetting to salute the judges during the final set.
American Brody Malone He placed 10th in his first Olympiad, while he was an Olympian three times Sam Mikulak It came in twelfth place.
Sullivan appointed coach
Mike Sullivan The Pittsburgh Penguins have been named coach of men’s hockey at the 2022 Olympics in Beijing.
Sullivan will be behind the bench if the NHL takes part, which is still a interrogate. No deal is currently in place to send NHL players to the Olympics, and negotiations are ongoing.
“I will work on the premise that the NHL and [International] Sullivan said in a video call with reporters that the Olympic Committee will work to reach an agreement and we will participate. “That’s the approach we have to take, we just entrust the authorities who will work to come to an agreement and hopefully sooner rather than later.”
Sullivan coached the Penguins for back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017. He is also a previous Bruins coach. US Hockey League expects to name Sullivan assistants later this summer.
Twenty athletes, including 10 from Nigeria, will not be allowed to compete in track and field at the Olympics because they have not met anti-doping testing requirements in the lead up to the Games.
The Athletics Integrity Unit, which administers the sport’s anti-doping program, requires that athletes from countries classified as “lofty risk” due to deficiencies in their testing programs be given three out-of-competition tests in the 10 months leading up to a major event.
Each of the seven countries named “Class A” had at fewest one player banned from participating in the Games. The countries are Belarus, Bahrain, Ethiopia, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and Ukraine. The university does not publish the names of banned athletes.
Silver medal for the United States in diving
Chinese couple Wang Zongyuan And sheh si He led all the way in winning the men’s 3-meter synchronized jump platform, giving the submersible power its third gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Wang and Xie finished 467.82 points in their Olympic debut. The United States won its second medal in diving in Tokyo. Andrew Kabobianko And Michael Hickson It ranked second with 444.36 points. It’s the alike colorful medal that Hixon won five years ago in Rio de Janeiro with a distinct partner. American teammates Delaney Schnell And Jessica Baratto She finished second in the women’s 10m synchronization on Tuesday… The US women’s water polo team suffered its first Olympic loss since 2008 when it fell 10-9 to Hungary in team play. The United States has had 19-0 this year, including five victories over Hungary with a combined 66-37 score. Even with the loss, the Americans remain well placed to advance to the knockout round.