July 27 Tokyo 2020 Olympics news and results

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11:18 p.m. ET, July 26, 2021

Four swimming medal events took place Tuesday morning in Tokyo. Meet the winners

American swimmer Lydia Jacoby competes in the 100m breastroke final on July 27.
American swimmer Lydia Jacoby competes in the 100m breastroke final on July 27. (Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images)

Great Britain makes a splash: British swimmers Tom Dean and Duncan Scott finished first and second respectively in the men’s 200m freestyle – the highest British finish in the event ever. Britain's previous best in the men's 200m freestyle was Robert Crenshaw's fourth at the 1900 Olympics, with compatriot James Guy achieving the same result in the 1916 Games.

Brazil's Fernando Scheffer came in third in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Kaylee McKeown sets a record, then nails her interview: The 20-year-old Australian set the Olympic record for the women's 100m backstroke to win gold, just a month after she set the world record in the same event.

The adrenaline was clearly flowing when she was interviewed by Australia's 7 News after her big win. When asked by the network if she had a message for her mother Sharon and sister Taylor, who were watching, she responded: "“F*** yeah!", before realizing she swore and covering her mouth. Then she followed it up with a celebratory "Woo!"

Her mother jokingly said "I'll have a word to her later," in an interview with 7 News.

Canada's Kylie Masse clinched silver and American Regan Smith took home bronze.

The Russians dethrone the Americans: Russian swimmers Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov finished first and second respectively in the men’s 100m backstroke final – the first time Team USA failed to win gold in the event in more than two decades.

American Ryan Murphy, who won gold in the event at the Rio Olympics in 2016 and holds the world record, collected bronze.

Alaska's first Olympic swimmer wins gold: Lydia Jacoby, 17, was an unexpected winner in the women's 100m breaststroke.

Jacoby is the first-ever Olympic swimmer from Alaska. She went to high school in Seward, a picturesque city in the south of the state with a population of fewer than 3,000 people.

South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker claimed silver, while bronze went to Lilly King of the US.

11:51 p.m. ET, July 26, 2021

How America's surfing team feels ahead of the finals today

From CNN's Will Ripley in Chiba prefecture, Japan

Carissa Moore feels the aloha spirit. John John Florence is finding it harder to surf Chiba prefecture's smaller waves than the ones he's used to in his home of Hawaii. And Caroline Marks is just trying to live in the moment.

All three spoke to CNN's Will Ripley about their experiences in the first-ever Olympic surfing competition.

Watch more here:

11:30 p.m. ET, July 26, 2021

Hidilyn Diaz wins Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medal 

From CNN's Wayne Sterling

The Philippines' Hidilyn Diaz competes in the 55kg weightlifting event on July 26.
The Philippines' Hidilyn Diaz competes in the 55kg weightlifting event on July 26. (Luca Bruno/AP)

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz has clinched the Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medal after winning the women's 55 kg event in Tokyo, setting an Olympic record with a total mark of 224 kg.

Prior to Diaz's gold, the Philippines had claimed 10 Olympic medals — three silvers and seven bronzes. Diaz took silver in the women's 53 kg event at the 2016 Rio Games. 

It was also the first medal of the Summer Games for the Philippines.

Liao Qiuyun of China took silver with 223 kg and Kazakhstan's Zulfiya Chinshanlo won bronze with 213 kg.

11:11 p.m. ET, July 26, 2021

These are the athletes who've had to drop out of the Olympics because of Covid-19

From CNN's Seamus Fagan, David Close and Jill Martin

Competition began at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo last Wednesday, more than a year after the pandemic delayed the original start date.

But with Covid-19 still spreading in Japan, organizers have been forced to take unprecedented measures to keep competitors and the public safe.

Athletes who contracted the coronavirus have seen their Olympic dreams dashed. Some tested positive in Japan, some before coming.

Here are the athletes who have publicly dropped out due to Covid-19 health and safety protocols.

Team USA:

  • Bradley Beal – Men’s basketball (Placed in health and safety protocol but hasn’t publicly disclosed a positive Covid-19 test)
  • Taylor Crabb – Men’s beach volleyball
  • Kara Eaker – Women’s gymnastics
  • Coco Gauff – Women’s tennis
  • Katie Lou Samuelson – Women’s 3x3 basketball
  • Bryson DeChambeau — USA Golf

Team Czech Republic:

  • Barbora Hermannova – Women’s beach volleyball (Ruled out because her partner Sluková-Nausch tested positive for Covid.)
  • Simon Nausch – Coach, women’s beach volleyball
  • Ondrej Perusic – Men’s beach volleyball
  • Michal Schlegel – Men’s cycling
  • Pavel Širuček – Men’s table tennis
  • Markéta Sluková-Nausch – Women’s beach volleyball

Team Great Britain:

  • Dan Evans – Men’s tennis
  • Amber Hill – Women’s shooting
  • Johanna Konta – Women’s tennis

Team Mexico:

  • Hector Velazquez – Baseball
  • Sammy Solis – Baseball

Team Netherlands:

  • Finn Florijn – Men’s rowing
  • Candy Jacobs – Women’s skateboarding
  • Reshmie Oogink — Taekwondo

Team South Africa:

  • Kamohelo Mahlatsi – Men’s football
  • Thabiso Monyane – Men’s football

Team Australia:

  • Alex de Minaur – Men’s tennis

Team Chile:

  • Fernanda Aguirre – Women’s taekwondo

Team Portugal:

  • Frederico Morais – Men’s surfing

Team ROC (Russian Olympic Committee):

  • Ilya Borodin – Men’s Swimming
11:11 p.m. ET, July 26, 2021

Here are the 22 medal events in Tokyo on Tuesday

The Olympics are continuing in Tokyo, with 22 medal events happening on Tuesday. Here's a look at the medals that will be won:

  • Fencing — Women's Epee Team 
  • Judo — Women -63kg Final
  • Judo — Men -81kg Final
  • Shooting — 10m Air Pistol Mixed Team
  • Shooting — 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team
  • Taekwondo — Women +67 kg Final
  • Taekwondo — Men +80 kg Final
  • Weightlifting — Women's 59 kg
  • Weightlifting — Women's 64 kg
  • Diving — Women's Synchronized 10m Platform
  • Swimming — Men's 200m Freestyle
  • Swimming — Women's 100m Backstroke
  • Swimming — Men's 100m Backstroke
  • Swimming — Women's 100m Breaststroke
  • Artistic Gymnastics — Women's Team Final
  • Canoe Slalom — Kayak (K1) Women Final
  • Cycling Mountain Bike — Women's Cross-country
  • Triathlon — Women
  • Softball — Gold Medal Game
  • Equestrian — Dressage Team Grand Prix Special
  • Rowing — Men's Quadruple Sculls Final
  • Rowing — Women's Quadruple Sculls Final

You can track the medal count here.