Tokyo Updates: Ross, Klineman Advance; Harrison Wins Silver in 100m Hurdles originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
On Day 10 of the Tokyo Olympics, April Ross and Alix Klineman are through to the quarterfinals, while Keni Harrison won the silver medal in the women’s 100m hurdles. Scroll down for the latest news from Tokyo:
Keni Harrison wins silver in women’s 100m hurdles
Keni Harrison ran the women’s 100m hurdles in 12.52 seconds to win the silver medal behind Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico. Megan Tapper of Jamaica won the bronze.
Ross and Klineman advance in beach volleyball
April Ross and Alix Klineman took on a Cuban pair, Lidianny Echevarria Benitez and Leila Consuelo Martinez Ortega, in the Round of 16 and advanced in straight sets, 21-17, 21-15.
They will now face Laura Ludwig and Margareta Kozuch of Germany on Tuesday at 9 a.m. ET.
The U.S. has picked up at least one beach volleyball medal at every Olympics since the sport’s debut at the 1996 Atlanta Games. Jake Gibb and Tri Bourne go for a spot in the quarterfinals at 9 a.m. ET on Sunday. Two more U.S. teams – Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena; Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil – were eliminated in their Round of 16 matches.
U.S. men’s water polo ends pool play with a loss
The U.S. men’s water polo team, which had already clinched a spot in the quarterfinals, closed out the preliminaries with a loss to Greece, 14-5. With the win, Greece is the No. 1 seed in the quarterfinals.
The U.S. will play Spain or Croatia next, depending on which of those two teams wins their head-to-head match at 2:30 a.m. ET.
JuVaughn Harrison is fifth in long jump
In track and field’s first medal event of Day 10, American JuVaughn Harrison placed fifth in the long jump. His best jump was 8.15m to 8.41 for gold medalist Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece. Two Cubans, Juan Miguel Echevarria and Maykel Masso, won silver and bronze, respectively.
Harrison finished in seventh place in the high jump on Day 9 of the Olympics.
Beach volleyball veteran Dalhausser announces retirement
Four-time Olympian Phil Dalhausser announced his retirement, one day after he and his partner, Nick Lucena, were ousted in the Round of 16 in men’s beach volleyball. The 41-year-old said he wanted to spend more time with his wife and two children, who are 7 and 8 years old.
Dalhausser and Todd Rogers won the gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
U.S. women’s indoor volleyball aims to bounce back
The U.S. women’s volleyball plays Italy in its final match of pool play at 10:05 p.m. ET. Stream live here.
The Americans lost their last match to the Russian Olympic Committee in straight sets after leading scorer Jordan Thompson exited with a sprained ankle. Her status for tonight is unknown, though coach Karch Kiraly said after the loss that she was “unlikely” to play in the game against Italy and the team was “somewhat hopeful” she could return for the knockout stages.