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New Zealand is seeking to win a bronze medal in the men’s team pursuit at the Tokyo Olympics.
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8.40pm: The next Kiwi action will be the men’s team pursuit bronze medal race against Australia, which is due to start at 8.59pm
8.40pm: A recap of the night so far at the Izu Velodrome, with the men’s team pursuit bronze medal race between Australia and New Zealand scheduled for 8.59pm.
- Ellesse Andrews finished fourth in her women’s Keirin heat, then won her repechage, to advance to the quarterfinals on Thursday night.
- In the men’s sprint, Sam Webster qualified 18th and Ethan Mitchell qualified 24th.
- Mitchell lost his first race, against Dutch star Jeffrey Hoogland, then finished third in his repechage, and has been eliminated.
- Webster won his, against Poland’s Mateusz Rudyk, and is into the next stage from 9.13pm.
Coming up on Wednesday night
CYCLING – TRACK
8.59pm: Aaron Gate, Regan Gough, Jordan Kerby & Campbell Stewart (men’s team pursuit bronze medal race)
9.13pm: Sam Webster (men’s sprint 1/16 finals)
Great Britain’s Sky Brown, 13, landed a clean final run to make the podium alongside another skateboarder even younger than her.
EQUESTRIAN – SHOWJUMPING
10pm: Daniel Meech (individual final)
10.50pm: David Liti (men’s +109kg)
Results so far on Wednesday
Caitlin Regal (women’s K1 500m, heat 3) 3rd, qualifies for semifinals
Lisa Carrington (women’s K1 500m, heat 6) 1st, qualifies for semifinals
Max Brown & Kurtis Imrie (men’s K2 1000m, heat 1) 4th, into quarterfinals
Max Brown & Kurtis Imrie (men’s K2 1000m quarterfinals) 2nd, qualify for semifinals
Lydia Ko (women’s individual strokeplay – round one) 1-under 70, tied for 16th
Paul Snow-Hansen & Dan Willcox (Men’s 470 medal race) 3rd in medal race, finished 4th overall
Ellesse Andrews (women’s Keirin) 4th in heat, 1st in repechage, into next stage on Thursday
Ethan Mitchell (men’s sprint) qualified 24th out of 24, lost 1/32 race, third in 1/32 repechage, eliminated