TEAM GB are hoping to win more medals on Day 13 of the Olympics.
And Matt Walls currently leads the pack in the Men’s Omnium with one race left.
But elsewhere in the cycling there wasn’t such good news with Katy Marchant crashing out and Jason Kenny eliminated in the Men’s Sprint quarter-final.
However, it was better news for Jack Carlin, who has advanced to the semi-final of the same event.
Meanwhile Liam Heath has claimed a bronze medal in the men’s sprint canoe 200m, but didn’t defend his Olympic title from Rio five years ago.
Dina Asher-Smith has returned to the track in the 4x100m relay as the Brits BLITZED the field to set the fastest time in the heats.
The British women set a national record of 41.55sec and are the favourites going into the final and the men are also in the final after finishing second in their semi.
For Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s boyfriend Andrew Pozzi it was seventh in the 110m hurdles final.
Galal Yafai is through to Saturday’s gold medal match in the men’s boxing as the men’s flyweight division after beating Sake Bibossinov of Kazakhstan by split decision.
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WALLS BREAKS AGAIN!
Matt Walls breaks again!
He makes another attack and he’s breaking up the field!
This is a masterclass so far from Walls, he’s in complete control here.
50 laps down in the last race of the omnium, with 50 left to go.
Team GB’s Matt Walls still sits in gold medal position and has actually extended his lead in the first half of the race.
He broke away from the main field smartly and even lapped them, which gave him an automatic 20 points.
Team GB’s Women’s 4x100m relay team set a new national record this morning as they qualified for the final.
It saw Dina Asher-Smith return to action after failing to qualify for the 100m final and pulling out of the 200m altogether through injury.
But she was back on the track today and said: “After the 100m, there was no way I wasn’t going to be here with these girls.
“I had one day off and then I was back on the training, I just need a few more weeks, a few more sessions training.
“It’s been a crazy five weeks. It would be amazing to end it with a medal but that’s not where my head is at, it’s about staying focussed.
“We’re the bronze medallists from Rio and for all our lives and dreams it would be amazing to get another medal but we need to execute and do what needs to be done.”
OMNIUM LAST RACE
It’s time for the fourth and final race of the Men’s omnium, which Matt Walls currently leads for Team GB.
100 laps of the 250m track lie between him and the gold medal.
He has a four point lead in the standings over Jan-Willem van Schip of the Netherlands.
Outside of the Izu Velodrome Team GB’s Callum Wilkinson has finished in the top ten of the Men’s 20km race walk.
He finishes tenth exactly, a minute-and-a-half behind the gold medallist Massimo Stano of Italy.
Matt Walls (top) and Jack Carlin are both medal hopes for Team GB in the Track Cycling.
Walls is currently leading the Men’s omnium with one race left to go, leading Jan-Willem van Schip by four points.
That one will be decided in the next hour or so.
Carlin meanwhile is into the semi-finals of the Men’s sprint after two dominant performances in the last-sixteen and quarter-finals.
He’s back tomorrow to take on Dutchman Harrie Lavreysen, the man who knocked out Jason Kenny.
That’s an excellent ride by Jack Carlin.
He pins Levy on the outside, stopping the German from getting the inside run on the Brit.
Carlin then kicks going into the last lap, leaving Levy in his wake and easing over the line.
He’s into the semi-final of the Men’s sprint for Team GB.
And now Jack Carlin is back on the track.
If he beats Max Levy here he will be through to the semi-final of the Men’s sprint.
Jason Kenny tries to make it a long sprint by flicking the switch early.
Harrie Lavreysen sticks with him though and eases past Kenny with half a lap to go to take the second point.
That’s a 2-0 win for the Dutchman against the defending Olympic Champion.
Jason Kenny can no longer win a medal in the Men’s sprint.
JASON ON TRACK
Jason Kenny is back on the track in the Men’s sprint.
Remember he’s one point down to Harrie Lavreysen.
If he loses this sprint then his hopes of defending his gold medal in the Men’s sprint are over.
Matt Walls takes second in the elimination race in the Men’s omnium, that’s a brilliant performance.
Eduardo Viviani of Italy takes that one.
But Walls is in gold medal position in the Men’s omnium with three out of the four races completed!
And Andrea’s dad Fred Siriex has taken to Twitter with the hashtag “go Andrea” after the 16-year-olds 7th placed finish in the Diving 10m platform final.
First Dates maitre d’ Fred’s daughter Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix was in tears on a video call to her family minutes after missing out on a medal, MARTIN LIPTON reports.
But the 16-year-old Spendolini-Sirieix proved she can be a star of the future by reaching the 10m platform final.
The teenager, who totalled 305.50, could not hold back the tears as she spoke to her family – including legendary French dad Fred – on the poolside video wall at the end of the competition.
Team GB’s Matthew Walls is into the third out of four races in the omnium.
They get underway but the red flag is out after there’s an issue with the bike of a rider.
It will have to be started again.
ONE UP ONE DOWN
So Jack Carlin is one ride up in his best of three quarter-final, while Jason Kenny is one ride down.
They’re on the track again in around 25 minutes time, with Jason Kenny needing to win to stay in the competition.
A win for Carlin meanwhile guarantees a top four finish.
That’s a brilliant ride by Carlin.
He stays on the outside until the last half lap, before diving down and taking the inside line and cruising home.
He takes the first point in the best of three clash.
And now it’s time for Jack Carlin’s quarter-final against Germany’s Max Levy.
Kenny comes around the outside of Lavreysen on the final corner but can’t get his nose in front.
Lavreysen wins by about half a bike length and beats Kenny in the first leg in their best of three clash.
Jason Kenny is back on the track for his quarter-final in the Men’s sprint.
He’s taking on Harrie Lavreysen of the Netherlands, one of the Dutch men hotly tipped to win a medal.
This will be tough for Kenny.
Team GB’s Katy Marchant’s keirin hopes were ended as she suffered a horror crash with Laurine van Riessen of Holland.
Marchant got back on her feet and was ok following the crash, but van Riessen was not as lucky.
She is said to have been knocked out on impact, and was taken out of the Izu Velodrome on a stretcher.
She is now on her way to hospital.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson has released a statement after withdrawing from the Women’s Heptathlon.
She pulled up injured in her 200m heat after suffering a calf injury.
Medics tries to get her into a wheelchair on the track, but KJT refused help and hobbled to the finish line to complete her race.
She was however disqualified from the 200m for leaving her lane but then withdrew from the Heptathlon entirely.
Jason Jenny safely negotiates his repechage in the Men’s sprint, an event he won gold in at Rio 2016.
He’s through to the quarter-finals of that one alongside fellow Brit Jack Carlin.
It’s non stop action at the Izu Velodrome!
Team GB’s Andrea Spendolini Sirieix, daughter of First Dates’ Fred Sirieix has finished seventh in the Women’s Diving 10m platform, scoring 305.50.
She’ll be delighted to have posted a score of over 300 points.
Lois Toulsen, also of Team GB, finishes back in ninth, scoring 289.60.
Here’s what Katy Marchant has to say after her crash in the keirin:
“I think that’s just bike racing, wrong place wrong time but I hope everyone’s alright that was in the crash.
“I think I’m alright just a bit battered and bruised but I’m alright.”
KATY GOES DOWN
Team GB’s Katy Marchant goes down in her keirin quarter-final.
She clashes with a Dutch rider Laurine van Riessen with a lap-and-a-half left to race and that’s the end of her hopes in the keirin.
Marchant is back on her feet and walking ok, but there is concern for the Dutch rider who is still receiving treatment.
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