Japan’s Ohashi Yui claims gold within the ladies’s 400m particular person medley closing with Group USA duo Emma Weyant and Hali Flickinger taking silver and bronze… however Britain’s Aimee Willmott finishes seventh in gruelling race
Japanese house favorite Ohashi Yui got here out on high within the ladies’s 400m particular person medley closing to assert an outstanding gold medal.
Yui pulled forward of the sector and took the host nation’s first gold of this 12 months’s Olympics within the pool, whereas Group USA gained the silver and bronze.
Emma Weyant completed in second with Hali Flickinger narrowly behind in third – however Nice Britain’s Aimee Willmott ended up in seventh.
Japan’s Ohashi Yui has come out on high within the ladies’s 400m particular person medley closing in Tokyo
Willmott was second quickest getting into the ultimate, handing her a beneficial lane, however after a blended butterfly leg she started to wrestle.
On the midway level she discovered herself in fifth and nonetheless holding hope of a medal, however a gruelling final leg finally noticed drop down the order.
Ultimately, it was Yui who triumphed with a time of 4:32.08, having burst out of the traps to steer all through.
Group GB’s Aimee Willmott completed seventh after a gruelling final leg noticed her fall down the sector
Weyant took silver in 4:32.76, and compatriot Flickinger picked up the bronze in 4:34.90.
The champion from Rio and world document holder, Katinka Hosszu of Hungaria, completed fifth in 4:35.98.
Extra to observe.