Tokyo Olympics Day 7 LIVE RESULTS: Connor Fields crash latest, BMX gold & silver for Team GB, Dina Asher-Smith heats

Tokyo Olympics Day 7 LIVE RESULTS: Connor Fields crash latest, BMX gold & silver for Team GB, Dina Asher-Smith heats

GREAT BRITAIN have added another five medals to the haul this morning on Day 7 in Tokyo, including GOLD in BMX.

Bethany Shriever won gold in the women's race while Kye Whyte took silver in the men's for a stunning double in the sport.

Earlier on, Brit swimming sensation Duncan Scott picked up his third medal of this Olympics with a painfully close silver in the men's 200m freestyle final.

While Luke Greenbank added a bronze in the 200m backstroke as Team GB got on the medal board.

And while Britain's rowers bagged a bronze in the men's eight final, this has been the first Games since 1908 that GB picked up no golds.

On the track, Dina Asher-Smith kicked off her 100m quest as she came through her heat.

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  • Nyle Smith

    LAUGHING TO THE BANK

    113 years later and GB have finally secured a men's 200m backstroke medal at the Olympics thanks to Luke Greenbank who grabbed the bronze medal earlier on this morning.

    Congratulations are in order.

  • Nyle Smith

    FANTASTIC FORBES

    GB have another potential podium candidate on the cards as Britain's Bradley Forbes-Cryans has splashed himself a spot in the men's canoe slalom final.

    Which means that GB still remain on track for their best ever start to an Olympics.

    Can the Brit join Mallory Franklin who picked up a silver medal in the women's canoe slalom final yesterday?

  • Nyle Smith

    GET WELL SOON CONNOR

    Rio 2016 BMX racing Olympic champion Connor Fields suffered a serious crash in one of this morning's semi-finals and was rushed to hospital after suffering severe injuries.

    The American was involved in an incident with Frenchman Sylvain Andre and Twan van Gendt of the Netherlands which left him in a heap before being attended to by the medical staff.

    But thankfully, the USA team doctor has confirmed that Fields: "is awake and awaiting further medical evaluation. We will share additional updates as they become available."

    It was a sad end to the tournament for 28-year-old to but the good news is that he is conscious and will hopefully be able to race again in the nearby future.

  • Nyle Smith

    BABY BEN

    Benjamin Whittaker wasn't afraid to express his emotions in a post-fight interview after progressing to the semi-finals of the men's 81KG boxing.

    I don't want to cry again so, I've been crying like a baby. But when the win did come, I had a little roar and I did my celebration then out of nowhere it just hit me. 'Do you know what you've done mate, do you know what you've done?!'

    Benjamin WhittakerBBC ONE

  • Nyle Smith

    OLYMPIC MEDAL TABLE

    So to confirm, GB currently has 23 medals in total which although it says that they are sixth on the leaderboard, their actual positioning is 5th for medals won.

    However, there is still a long way to go to catch the current leaders USA who have a whopping total of 41!

  • Nyle Smith

    MEDALS MEDALS MEDALS

    Pat McCormack and Ben Whittaker are both guaranteed an Olympic medal with their split decision quarter-final boxing victories.

    As for Caroline Dubois, she is one fight away from also being on that podium.

    This is really turning out to be a fantastic morning for team GB and they are not finished yet.

  • Nyle Smith

    LIAM THE LEGEND

    English song-writer Liam Gallagher congratulating fellow Brit Bethany Shriever for winning a gold medal in the women's cycling BMX finals.

    But I wonder why he is up so early?

  • Nyle Smith

    BEN WHITAKKER HAS DONE ITTTTTTTTTT!

    HE IS NOW GUARANTEED A MEDAL!

    WHAT A BRILLIANT FIGHT THAT WAS!

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    DING DING DING!

    That's the final bell and now we wait to see who will progress to the next round and more importantly, who will claim an Olympic medal.

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    Oooo Keno Machado lands a punch of his own with only 20 seconds to go.

    This has just got really intense people.

    It could really go either way.

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    WHAT A RIGHT HAND WHITTAKER!

    Very well timed from the Brit as he caught Machado off guard, could that be the decision maker?

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    Whittaker has come flying out the blocks with constant lefts and rights but Machado is blocking every single one of them.

    The Brit is getting a bit desperate here.

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    Woah it's all square at the second interval between these two talented lightweight boxers.

    Someone has to go for it in the 3rd round.

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    OOOFFFF!

    As soon as the ref got the second round under-way, the Brazilian Machado landed an immediate left jab on Ben Whittaker.

    That could change things.

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    DING DING DING!

    After the first round, Whittaker has taken the lead in points but it's been very close.

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    Plenty of dancing and dodging going on from both men.

    Their fighting styles are similar in the way they bob and weave. It's as if they are fighting in the mirror.

    However, Ben has landed a few more punches on his opponent so far.

  • Nyle Smith

    MEN'S 81KG BOXING

    In the GB corner we have Benjamin Whittaker who is taking on the Brazilian Keno Machado in the quarter-finals.

    This is set up to be a good one.

  • Nyle Smith

    GOOD MORNING

    If you are just opening your eyes this morning, GB have added a further five medals to their cabinet taking the total tally up to 23.

    • Two Bronzes in rowing and 200m backstroke.
    • Two silver medals in 200m individual medley and men's cycling BMX.
    • One gold in the women's cycling BMX.

    Prior to the Tokoyo Olympics, GB had never won a medal in cycling and now in a matter of hours, they have two.

    DYNAMIC DUO

    Congratulations again to Beth Shriever who claimed the gold medal in the women's cycling BMX and to Kye Whyte who grabbed silver in the men's cycling BMX.

    Plenty more to come from these two in the future, you can feel it.

    WOMEN'S 100M HEAT 6

    And focused she was!

    Asha Philip qualifies in second place with a time of 11.31 behind Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare who clocked up a time of 11.05.

    However, Philip didn't seem to be running comfortably towards the last 30m of the race and her face showed it once she crossed the finish line.

    Hopefully, it is just the Brit shaking off a few cobwebs and not an injury.

    WOMEN'S 100M HEAT 6

    Up next representing the colours of GB is Asha Philip who will be hoping to join her team-mates Dina Asher-Smith and Daryll Neita in the semi-final by finishing in one of those three automatic qualifying spots.

    She looks focused.

    • Nyle Smith

      WOMEN'S 100M HEAT 4

      Excellent run by Daryll Neita who has finally clocked sub 11 for the first time ever!

      10.96 is her time and she is over the moon as the Brit qualifies in second behind Marie-Josse Ta Lou.

    • Nyle Smith

      WOMEN'S 100M HEAT 4

      Right back to the athletics and we have the Brit Daryll Neita who is hoping for a strong race to progress to the next round.

      However with the Ivory Coast sprinter Marie-Josse Ta Lou in her race, it won't be easy.

    • Nyle Smith

      23 AND COUNTING

      Beth has just said: "I can't feel my legs" and that is because she has just had the ride of her life.

      Congratulations to both her and Kye Whyte for adding medals to the GB cabinet.

      Fantastic achievements from the both of them.

    • Nyle Smith

      WOMEN'S CYCLING BMX FINAL

      SHE'S DONE ITTTTTTTTTTTTTTT!

      BETHANY SHRIEVER IS AN OLYMPIC CHAMPION!

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