On the fifth day of competitions, Brazil won its third medal at the Tokyo Games. the height of her 13 years old, Rayssa Leal broke the internet, debunked the competitors and won silver in the early hours of this Monday, 26, on skate street.
The country also had good results in surfing, with Gabriel Medina, Italo Ferreira and Silvana Lima alive in the dispute for the podium, and in volleyball, with another victory on the beach and on the court - the latter in a real battle against Argentina in the men's.
Check below the main highlights of another day of the Tokyo Games
Rayssa Leal makes history
Maranhense was not content only with being the youngest Olympic athlete in the history of Brazil, she ignored the weight of the competition and shone at Ariake Park Skateboarding. Dancing with the competitors between one maneuver and another, Fadinha closed the final with 14.64 and got the silver medal, being surpassed only by the Japanese Momiji Nishiya (15.26).
Brazilian Storm shines
The chance of a 100% Brazilian final in the debut of surfing on the Olympic calendar is growing. At dawn this Monday, Gabriel Medina and Italo Ferreira shone on the waves of Tsurigasaki and secured a spot in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Games. Medina eliminated Australian Julian Wilson, while Italo overcame New Zealander Billy Stairmand.
Volleyball: victories on the sand and on the court
It was early morning in Brazil when Ana Patrícia and Rebecca Cavalcante debuted with a calm victory over Gaudencia Makokha and Brackcides Khadambi, Kenya. As a result, all of the country's beach volleyball duos won in the first round in Tokyo.
It was dawn in the Japanese capital when Brazil and Argentina played a game in men's volleyball. Our hermanos opened 2-0, but Renan Dal Zotto's team reacted and took the match to a tie-break before confirming a historic turnaround: 3 sets to 2, with partials of 19/25, 21/25, 25/16 , 25/21 and 16/14. See how it went!
Swimming: Leonardo de Deus and Fernando Scheffer in the finals
With the eighth fastest time in the semifinals, Fernando Scheffer advanced to the decision of the 200m freestyle in Tokyo. The Brazilian was third in his heat with a time of 1min45s71. In the final of the 200m butterfly, the national representative will be Leonardo de Deus, who advanced with the best mark of his career (1min54s83, third best time in the qualifiers).
Still in the pools, the quartet the United States confirmed their favoritism and won the gold medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay. Brazil was in eighth with Breno Correia, Pedro Spajari, Gabriel Santos and Marcelo Chierighini.
There was a surprise in the female category: a great swimming star, Katie Ledecky felt for the first time the bitter taste of losing an individual Olympic final in her career. The American owner of five gold medals was surpassed by the Australian Ariarne Titmus in an exciting event and took silver in the 400m freestyle.
Taekwondo and judo go blank
Milena Titoneli came to dispute the bronze medal in the under 67kg category of taekwondo, but lost to Ivorian Ruth Gbagbi by 12 to 8. In the men's, Ícaro Miguel was defeated by Alessio Simone, Italy, on his debut.
Brazil also had a representative in judo this Monday. In the 73 kg category, Eduardo Barbosa lost on the golden score to French Guillaume Chaine and crashed in the first fight in Tokyo.
Brazil in handball, fencing, badminton and mountain biking
After losing their debut to Norway, Brazil was defeated 34-29 by France at Yoyogi gym and remains without points in Group A of the men's hanball.
In men's fencing, Guilherme Toldo was defeated 15-10 by the Japanese Toshya Saito in the foil on his debut and ended his third Olympic participation.