Today at the Olympics: BMX history and more medals in the pool for Team GB

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Team GB enjoyed a medal-packed seventh day of action at the Tokyo Olympics.

Beth Shriever and Kye Whyte made BMX history for Great Britain as they delivered gold and silver at the Ariake Urban Sports Park.

Tokyo 2020 medal table
(PA Graphics)

Elsewhere, Bryony Page claimed her second Olympic medal on the bounce with bronze in the women’s trampoline event at the Ariake Arena, and the men’s eight rowing crew of Josh Bugajski, Jacob Dawson, Tom George, Mohamed Sbihi, Charles Elwes, Oliver Wynne-Griffith, James Rudkin and Tom Ford also won bronze.

What happened on day seven

Bryony Page won trampoline bronze
Bryony Page won trampoline bronze (Mike Egerton/PA)

Scott added silver to his gold in the swimming pool, while there was also a podium finish for Greenbank and Page, who won a surprise silver in Rio in 2016 and this time scored 55.735 to finish behind Chinese pair Zhu Xueying and Liu Lingling.

The men’s eight secured just Great Britain’s second medal of the rowing, while Dina Asher-Smith eased through to the women’s 100 metres semi-finals as the athletics programme got under way.

Great Britain’s women’s football team suffered a 4-3 extra-time defeat to Australia despite a hat-trick from Ellen White.

Team GB’s women’s rugby squad reached the semi-finals, like they did in Rio, with a 21-12 victory over the United States, and the eventing team held a clear lead after the opening day of dressage.

Novak Djokovic’s dreams of a Golden Slam ended after a shock 1-6 6-3 6-1 defeat by Alexander Zverev in the men’s singles semi-finals.

Picture of the day

Bethany Shriever and Kye Whyte celebrate their BMX medals
Beth Shriever and Kye Whyte celebrate their BMX medals (Danny Lawson/PA)

Coming up

Adam Peaty shows off his gold medal
Adam Peaty won gold earlier this week (Adam Davy/PA)

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