The Scots had a tough day in the pool, but two swimmers made it through to the final.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be the third edition of the modern Olympic Games to take place in Japan.
On day three of the Olympics, Scotland had excellent news in the pool, with Duncan Scott and Kathleen Dawson qualifying for the finals.
Jamie Murray’s run in doubles tennis, however, is ended following a second-round loss.
So far, here’s how the Scots have done…
Scott leads the pace for the 200m freestyle.
Duncan Scott, who recorded the quickest time to reach the 200m freestyle final, believes “there’s still more to come.”
“I’m sure my coach will inform me right immediately about the improvements,” the Glasgow swimmer said after finishing in 1:44.60. There’ll be a lot more to come.
“When you’re in a final, time becomes irrelevant. It’ll be very close; the heats and semis were both quite close, and I anticipate no less tomorrow morning.”
Kathleen Dawson swam a solid third-place finish in the 100m backstroke semi-final, qualifying for Tuesday’s final as the fifth-fastest swimmer in 58.56 seconds.
“It’s my first 58 in a heat, so I’m happy to have progressed,” the 23-year-old from Kirkcaldy said.
“I’m simply happy to be a part of such an exciting occasion. It’s a fast-paced profession, and I’m grateful to be a part of it at this moment in time. I’m certainly going to put up a fight and attempt to make it to the top of the podium.”
Cassie Wild of Edinburgh came in 14th place in the same event.
Jamie Murray retires from tennis.
Jamie Murray (right) is undecided about competing in Paris 2024.
Jamie Murray and partner Neal Skupski were knocked out by home pair Ben McLachlan and Kei Nishikori after winning a nail-biting first round encounter.
At Ariake Tennis Park, the Japanese duo cruised to a 6-3 6-4 win, with one break in each set.
Murray, 35, is a seven-time Grand Slam doubles winner but has never advanced beyond the second round of the Olympics in four attempts.
“Obviously, we’re sad to lose,” he added. Everyone wants to perform well, and everyone hopes to enter and earn a medal.
“For us, it was a difficult match. The other players did a great job, particularly early on in the game to put us under pressure.”
When asked whether he might try again in Paris in 2024, Murray said: “Perhaps. When that day comes, I’ll be 38 years old. We’ll see. There are lots of men here that are still going strong at that age. If I’m still there, I suppose it’s a tribute to the length of my career that I’ve been able to play at that level for so long.”
On Tuesday, Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury will face Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz of Germany in the second round.
Fergusson and McCann score tries in rugby sevens
Great Britain’s men started their rugby sevens campaign with a comfortable 24-0 victory against Canada, with Robbie Fergusson and Ross McCann scoring tries apiece.
Following a 34-0 win against Japan, the team was guaranteed of a spot in the final eight.
On Tuesday, Great Britain will play defending champions Fiji in their last Pool B encounter before the knockout stages begin.
GB women’s hockey team makes a comeback
Sarah Robertson, a midfielder for Scotland, was featured once again when Great Britain defeated South Africa after losing to Germany on Sunday.
The reigning champions fell down early but rallied for a 4-1 win in Pool A.
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