Monday 5 December 2016

Today at the Olympics: Here are all the Irish in action on Day Five in Rio

Published 10/08/2016 | 09:20

US gymnast Simone Biles competes in the Beam event during the women's team final Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
US gymnast Simone Biles competes in the Beam event during the women's team final Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
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WHAT'S ON TODAY

BOXING - Round of 16: Light heavyweight: Joe Ward v Carlos Mina, 11.15pm

ROWING - Semi-finals: women’s lightweight double sculls: Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe, 1.0pm. Semi-finals men’s lightweight double sculls: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan, 1.10pm. Single sculls

Repechage: Sanita Puspure 3.40pm

SAILING - Races 5 and 6 Laser Radial: Annalise Murphy 5.15pm and 6.40pm; Races 5 and 6 Laser: Finn Lynch: 5.05pm and 6.30pm

SWIMMING -Heats women’s 200m breaststroke: Fiona Doyle 5.50pm

RECAP ON YESTERDAY

Hockey - Ireland were beaten 3-2 by Germany but can still qualify if they beat Canada (tomorrow) and Argentina (Friday).

Shane Ryan (Swimming) - Finished second in his 100m freestyle heat 49.82 seconds, his fastest time of the year. But it was the only good enough to give him 40th place overall based on times, with the 16 fastest swimmers qualifying for the semi-finals.

Nicholas Quinn (Swimming) - Won his 200m breaststroke heat in a time of 2:11.6, but finished 19th overall, missing out on a semi-final by 0.41 secs

Sanita Puspure (Rowing)- Finished fourth in her quarter-final and failed to make the semi-final, despite finishing faster than eight quarter-finalists.

Clare Abbott, Jonty Evans, Mark Kyle, Padraig McCarthy (Equestrian) - Team Ireland finished eighth and Jonty Evans finished individually ninth as Eventing drew to a close.

Annalise Murphy (Sailing) - Second overall in the Laser Radial after fourth (Race 3) and seventh (Race 4) place finishes.

Finn Lynch (Sailing) - Sits in 24th place after finishing 15th (Race 3) and 40th (Race 4) yesterday

TOP TWEET

Another excuse to watch that fabulous goal from Ireland's Eugene Magee in the 3-2 defeat to Germany

IN PICTURES

Serena Williams (USA) of USA reacts during her match against Elina Svitolina (UKR) of Ukraine. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Serena Williams (USA) of USA reacts during her match against Elina Svitolina (UKR) of Ukraine. REUTERS/Toby Melville
General view of the Olympic diving pool (L) and the pool for the waterpolo and synchronized swimming (R) yesterday. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu celebrates on the podium after she won the Women's 200m Individual Medley Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYSGABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images
Croatia's shooting guard Krunoslav Simon reacts during a Men's round Group B basketball match between Argentina and Croatia at the Carioca Arena 1 in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016 during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. / AFP PHOTO / Andrej ISAKOVICANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP/Getty Images
Combination picture made on August 09, 2016 shows US swimmer Michael Phelps with the 21 gold medals he won at the Olympic Games in Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016. / AFP PHOTO / STFSTF/AFP/Getty Images
US gymnast Simone Biles competes in the Beam event during the women's team final Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALLBEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 10/08/2016. Sarah Pavan (CAN) of Canada embraces Heather Bansley (CAN) of Canada during their match against Switzerland. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
2016 Rio Olympics - Diving - Final - Women's Synchronised 10m Platform - Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 09/08/2016. Paola Espinosa (MEX) of Mexico and Alejandra Orozco (MEX) of Mexico compete. REUTERS/Michael Dalder FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Hali Flickinger of the United States competes in the first Semifinal of the Women's 200m Butterfly on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
An overview shows Argentina's centre Marcos Delia (L) and Croatia's centre Darko Planinic go for a rebound during a Men's round Group B basketball match between Argentina and Croatia at the Carioca Arena 1 in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016 during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / STRINGERSTRINGER/AFP/Getty Images

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