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Olympics Rio 2016 (2016年近代オリンピック:リオ)

Discussion in 'Chatterbox' started by CoolKevin, Aug 4, 2016.

  1. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    This is for anything related to the Rio Olympics officially starting in about 26 hours from the posting of this thread (football has already started)
    this is a Japanese board, so please keep it that way,
    pictures maybe posted, and clips, (if posting as a direct download, do not forget it must have filejoker links)
    画像と映像どちも大丈夫ですよ!しかし 大きいならfilejokerを使って下さい。
    Here is a few links to get you started
    Timetables and Events Schedule
    Japanese 1
    Japanese 2

    lets enjoy these altogether
    will be very happy to add more links, as we go along
    I will be starting another thread for Tokyo 2020 soon

    Mascots Vinicius and Tom
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 5, 2016
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  2. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    some pictures to get started
    the first is from the net supposed to be the team, the rest are in Weekly Playboy 2016 No33

    for me the Boxer has to be the prettiest

    544304688. 010. 011. 012. 013. 014. 015. 016. 017. 018. 019.
  3. Ceewan

    Ceewan Famished

    I'll most likely be following the womens' beach volleyball and womens artistic gymnastics myself. I am not as interested in the other sports nowadays. Maybe I will catch some of the diving and swimming competitions. Hopefully I will be able to catch some rebroadcasts or streams online as i don't do tv.

    From the Wiki:
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  4. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    I will watch as much as I can get

    Swimming, Gymnastics rhythmic and artistic, Rowing, Canoeing, Cycling, Athletics, weight lifting,
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  5. Casshern2

    Casshern2 Senior Member...I think

    My my my Japan has some super cute athletes
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  6. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    some of the Japanese team and public in the opening ceremony,

    special thanks to Melan for the captures

    AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_02-55-52. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_02-55-54. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_02-55-57.
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  7. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    more awesome captures by Melan, thank you kind sir

    AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-45-08. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-48-43. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-48-52. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-51-19. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-51-40. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-51-46. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-52-09. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-52-29. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-52-47. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-54-00. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-54-32. AmaRecTV_2016-08-06_04-54-36.
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  8. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    I will try to get some results as I go along I will edit this post

    400 IM heats Hagino 4:10:00 Q finals
    400 IM heats Seto 4:08:47 Q finals

    400 f/s heats Ehara 3:50:61

    100 Breaststroke heats Koseki 58:91 q semi finals
    100 Breaststroke heats Watanabe 1:00:91

    100 Butterfly heats Natsumi Hoshi 58:15 q semi-final
    100 Butterfly heats Rikako Ikee 57:27 q semi-finals

    400 IM heats Miho Takahashi 4:37:33

    4 x 100 f/s relay 3:36:74 Q finals

    400 IM heats Sakiko Shimizu 4:34:66 Q finals

    that is all for this session from me, (work)
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2016
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  9. Ceewan

    Ceewan Famished

    Good Luck Japan! (but I will be rooting for the USA)
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  10. WillEater

    WillEater Well-Known Member

    Be sure and post the Jr. Idol "Breast Stroke" pix.. :)
  11. Casshern2

    Casshern2 Senior Member...I think

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  12. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    yes there is always one
  13. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    got back late and it looks like all the results for the day are very slow in coming

    Finals 400 IM
    Hagino 4:06:05 Gold
    Seto 4:09:71 Bronze

    100 Butterfly Semi Finals
    Rikako Ikee 57:27 Q
    Natsumi Hoshi 58:15

    Final 400 IM
    Sakiko Shimizu 4:38:06 - 8th

    Mens Semi Final
    100 Breaststroke
    Koseki 59:23 Q

    4 x 100 F/S finals
    Japan 3:37:78 - 8th
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2016
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  14. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

  15. Ceewan

    Ceewan Famished

    Olympics: Hagino wins 400 IM to haul in Japan's first gold in Rio


    RIO DE JANEIRO (Kyodo) -- Kosuke Hagino won Japan's first gold medal of the Rio Games on Saturday night, beating home fast-finishing American Chase Kalisz and countryman Daiya Seto in the men's 400-meter individual medley.

    Hagino's 4 minute, 6.05 second victory gave him his first Olympic gold after finishing third in the event four years ago. Hagino edged Kalisz, who had the fastest time in the heats, by 0.70 and blew away two-time reigning world champion Seto by 3.66 to snatch the first gold of the swimming competition.

    It was Japan's first swimming gold since Kosuke Kitajima won the 200 breaststroke at Beijing 2008, and the first time since Melbourne 1956 that two Japanese men reached the podium in the same swimming event.

    "I'm really happy about this, I'm not going to hide it," said Hagino, who turns 22 on Aug. 15. "But I still have a couple of races to swim so I'm not going to let up just yet."

    "I went through a lot the last four years. It wasn't all smooth sailing. I missed the world championships. But Daiya did well there, and it motivated me as I made my way back."

    "I have been through a lot and I swam with my mind set on hanging the gold medal around Hirai-sensei's neck," he said, referring to his coach Norimasa Hirai.

    Seto said he struggled to recover from the preliminaries in the afternoon, when his time was more than one second faster.

    "I'll get him back at the Tokyo Olympics. I will train hard for the next four years and hope to beat Kosuke there," he said.

    Hagino finally won the international acclaim he was hoping to win at last year's worlds, but was ruled out of the championships in Kazan, Russia, after breaking his elbow in a bicycle accident during the buildup.

    Hagino on Saturday took home the plaudits, but it was Seto -- his long-time friend and rival -- who led after the butterfly leg. However, Hagino overhauled him in the backstroke, establishing a lead that he would never give up.

    Kalisz, the winner in the event at the U.S. trials in June, made his move into second in the breaststroke, and then challenged Hagino throughout the last leg before losing by a touch at the wall.

    Hagino, who still has the 200 free, 200 IM and 4x200 freestyle relay to go, said he could feel Kalisz breathing down his neck as he swam like crazy for glory.

    "Chase was gaining on me down the last 50 meters so it was a little scary, but all I could do was just keep kicking and hope for the rest," he said. "I'm just glad I won in the end."

    "I suck at the breaststroke which is why I had enough left for the free."

    Kalisz was gracious in defeat, tipping his hat to Hagino and saying he expected the race to be contested by the three medalists. Hagino, Seto and Kalisz were all born in 1994, and have been competing against one another since their junior days.

    Asked what he was thinking about in the last 50 meters, Kalisz responded, "How much this hurts, I can't wait to get to the wall. Hagino's one of the best freestylers in the world and I'm not. He's just a better freestyler than me and he finished better."

    "I didn't know which one it would be. I knew both of them were going to be very, very fast and I have the utmost respect for them as competitors. I've raced both on the junior national level and we're all the exact same age."

    "They were saying we were all born in 1994 and we took a little picture afterward. We've been racing against each other since 2011 in Peru. We've all gone back and forth and I knew those two were going to be it and that they were going to give me a good race."

    Hagino ended the United States' dominance in the men's 400 IM over the five previous Games, led by Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

    "I grew up watching those guys compete," Hagino said of Phelps and Lochte, who he could face in his remaining races. "I always wanted to become the swimmer they were, and I'm looking forward to swimming against them."

    Also on Saturday, Australia's Mack Horton edged defending champion Sun Yang for the 400 free title in 3:41.55, while Katinka Hosszu of Hungary shattered the world record to win the women's 400 IM in 4:26.36, shaving more than two seconds off the previous mark.

    Sixteen-year-old Rikako Ikee won her heat to qualify for the women's 100 butterfly final with the third fastest semifinal time, behind Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden who set an Olympic record of 55.84.

    Yasuhiro Koseki qualified fourth in the men's 100 breaststroke, in which Britain's Adam Peaty won his heats in a world record of 57.55 earlier in the day. Peaty went on to qualify fastest in the semifinals, not too far off his earlier record time.
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  16. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    Gymnastics now, this is going to be hard to follow
    not sure who has control over tv viewing/filming, but the cameraman needs training

    Japan is in this group

    Asuka Teramoto 14.800 -

    Asymmetric bars
    Aiko Sugihara 14.400
    Asuka Teramoto 14.900

    Mai Marakumi 13.8**
    Asuka Teramoto 13.666 (fell)
    Yui Yukimara

    Asuka Teramoto 13.700

    working on the spelling, (hard to keep up)

    AmaRecTV_2016-08-08_02-46-07. amarec20160808-024708.PNG

    pictures care of Melen, thank you for your work
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2016
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  17. CoolKevin

    CoolKevin Nutcase on the loose Staff Member Super Moderator

    Finals100 Butterfly
    Rikako Ikee 56:86

    Semi finals 200 f/s
    Hagino 1:45:45 Q

    Semi finals 100 Breast Stroke
    Kanako Watanabe 1:07:43
    Satomi Suzuki 1:07:20

    Finals 100 Breaststroke Mens
    Koseki 59:37 6th

    Semi Finals 100 Backstroke
    Irie 53:21

    Mens 4 x 100 F/S
    Japan 3:14:48 8th
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2016
  18. Ceewan

    Ceewan Famished

    The camera work is "par for the course" as multiple events are happening at the same time which means all events can't be shown at once. The layout of the events prevents the cameramen from being that close. These were just the qualifiers. Results here:


    Japan will be hard pressed to medal in any event in the womens field though a bronze is not out of the question. These scores do not count towards the medals themselves, they merely determine which teams and females can compete for the individual medals and the individual all around events as well as the team medals. It is kinda complicated and the men and womens events will be going on daily for awhile. Here is the schedule:

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  19. Ceewan

    Ceewan Famished

    Japan men’s gymnastics team strikes gold over Russia, China

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Japan captured the men’s Olympic team all-around gymnastic gold medal it craved after pulling away from the competition in imperious fashion at the Rio Games on Monday.

    The team of Kohei Uchimura, Ryohei Kato, Yusuke Tanaka, Kenzo Shirai and Koji Yamamuro started slowly at Rio Olympic Arena but gradually reeled in leader Russia before moving into first place by the finest of margins going into the final rotation.

    A stunning floor performance by Olympic debutant Shirai then gave Japan breathing space ahead of nearest rivals Russia and China, and a final score of 274.094 confirmed Japan’s win and a first Olympic team gold since the 2004 Athens Games.

    “Now that I’ve got this medal, it really feels like a real Olympic gold medal,” said team leader Uchimura, a record six-time all-around world champion who will attempt to defend his individual Olympic title on Wednesday.

    “I’ve won individual gold medals before but this feels completely different. To win a gold medal with my friends is something that makes me so happy.”

    Russia took the silver medal with a score of 274.094, while China, which won gold in both 2008 and 2012, took bronze with 271.122.

    Shirai bagged the second-highest individual score of the final just when his team needed it most.

    Japan headed into the final floor exercise with less than a point lead over both Russia and China, but the 19-year-old twisted and tumbled his way to a mark of 16.133 to put the gold medal beyond doubt.

    “I felt a huge responsibility going into the floor exercise,” said Shirai, who will compete in the floor final on Sunday. “The coach had told me to practice the things that had gone wrong in qualifying, and I wasn’t thinking that I was going to fail. I knew if I performed as I usually did, I would be OK.”

    Japan, which won the world team title last October in Glasgow, Scotland, after a 37-year drought, got off to a difficult start when Yamamuro fell off the pommel horse, the team’s first apparatus of the evening.

    “At first I started thinking about why I had fallen off, but then I told myself to just go out there and do the things I am capable of and think only about that,” said Yamamuro.

    Yamamuro’s mistake left Japan in sixth place after the first rotation, but strong performances on the rings and vault pushed the team up to second behind Russia before a ferocious showing by Tanaka on the parallel bars further closed the gap.

    “I’ve been working hard for the past four years since the London Olympics, and I wanted to be able to keep my cool during this competition,” said Tanaka, whose performance on the parallel bars earned him a score of 15.9, the team’s second-highest mark behind Shirai’s floor performance.

    “But it’s just not possible to keep your cool when you get here. So all I could do was just believe in my training and go out there and do it.”

    Japan struggled to find its rhythm in Saturday’s qualifying round, with Uchimura slipping on the pommel horse and falling off the horizontal bar to set nerves jangling ahead of the final.

    But a steady performance on the night brought the team the prize that had eluded it at the past two Olympics, and Shirai — the only member making his debut — was pleased to make it first time lucky.

    “I’ve dreamed of competing at the Olympics since I was a little kid, especially when I watched the teams that lost in Beijing and London,” said the Nippon Sports Science University student. “So to be part of the team that has won the gold medal hasn’t really sunk in yet. I’m really happy and it’s a great experience.”

    And now that Japan’s 12-year Olympic itch has been scratched, Uchimura is hoping for more success on home soil in four years’ time.

    “You can’t top what happened in Athens, but we’ve made our own history here,” said the 27-year-old Nagasaki Prefecture native. “I think this is something that we can take into the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

    “This result will put pressure on the gymnasts who compete in the final in 2020, but there are many in Japan who can live up to that. I’d like them to watch what we’ve done and take as much from it as they can.
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  20. Ceewan

    Ceewan Famished

    Ono wins judo gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Shohei Ono grabbed the gold medal in his first Olympic outing, winning the men’s 73-kilogram division in judo on Monday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

    It was Japan’s first gold in judo, equaling the number the nation won four years ago in London. Japan won four medals — all bronze — in four weight classes over the first two days in Rio.

    Ono, 24, hails from Yamaguchi. He became a world junior champion while at Tenri University in 2011. Two years later, he won the senior title in his debut at worlds, winning all six bouts with ippons.

    He suffered a fourth-round exit the next year, but rebounded to win his second world gold in 2015.

    He now belongs to Asahi Kasei Corp.’s judo club.

    The 2012 London Games were a dismal failure for Japan’s judo team, which won only one gold medal. None of the male judoka stood atop the podium for the first time since judo became an official sport at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
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