Rio Olymipcs 2016 2nd day: Sunday Program

Philippe Bergeroo Les Bleues were inclined (1-0 ) in the women's football clash between France and the US in the night from Saturday to Sunday.

Despite a first ultra- domineering period , the Blues have failed to materialize and were surprised by the Americans and Carli Lloyd, best player in the world in 2015 .

In basketball, for their opening match, the Americans atomized China (119-62). As for the pools, Australia won the women's 4x100m freestyle by breaking his own world record.

This Sunday for the second day, eyes will turn back to the swimming pool, but also to fencing, judo, gymnastics or cycling road hoping to see awarded a first (or more ...) medal French. Side team sports, handball and volleyball French enter the scene while girls rugby 7 and basketball players are already living their second day of competition.

A brief overview of the main events of the Olympics on Sunday.


14:00 - Fencing (Foil): Erwann Le Péchoux on the podium

Silver medal of 2016 European Fencing Championships, Erwann Le Péchoux is the best chance for the French foil final.

His teammates for France Jérémy Cadot, seventh last World Championships in Moscow, and Enzo Lefort, bronze medal at the 2014 World Championships, also dream of a podium. The final is played at 22:45.

14:30 - Volley (h): the men of Laurent Tillie take the stage

The France team volleyball , winner of the World League in 2015 as abandoned last July against Brazil , began his competition against Italy .

First game difficult to negotiate for the " Italian " Earvin N'Gapeth (who plays in Modena ) and his teammates in the Olympic Holy Grail . In other matches of the group , El Tri will play against the United States, Canada , Mexico and finally Brazil, and favorite hosts . The final victory will be difficult.

2:45 p.m. - Artistic Gymnastics : second day of qualifications

For the French, the goal is to reach the team final and then win a medal in women. For men, a medal is also expected , including Axel Augis uneven bars .

15:00 - Judo: a new exploit for Priscilla Gneto ?

Bronze medalist at the London Olympics in 2012, Priscilla Gneto wants to get to the final and recreate the feat this year in Rio in -52 kg. In boys, in -66 kg, Kilian The Blouch will struggle to extricate the table. The final of the -52kg women is scheduled at 21.40, that of the male -66kg 22 hours.

16:30 - Sevens (f): beautiful poster for Blue

Big game in perspective for the French. After their two victories Saturday they defy Nouzelle Zealand favorite of this grand new Olympic discipline.

5:15 p.m. - Road Cycling (f): Pauline Ferrand-Prevot between competing

All eyes are on Pauline Ferrand-Prévot in the road race. The triple world champion 2015 (mountain biking, cross-country and road race) out of a complicated preparation (injury).

The victory should be played between her and her great rival, Cloe Hosking (Australia), who won the women's race on the Champs-Elysées, and teammate at Rabo Women Marianne Vos (Netherlands).

6:20 p.m. - Swimming: busy program of side basins

The series of free men 200m freestyle will begin at 18:20, with Yannick Agnel and Jeremy Stravius ​​(series 4). The semi-finals will then compete from 3:10. Camille Lacourt, he will play series of the 100m backstroke at 19:10.

The semi-finals will then swim at 04:10 am. In women, Coralie Balmy take part in the series of the 400m freestyle, from 19:30 for a final potential at 04:00.

Finally the 4x100m freestyle relay men, the Blues hold the title, will start with the series at 19:55. The final will be played at 04:50.

0:45 - Basketball ( f) : France - Belarus

Second game already for the French basketball players , who face Belarus in a game within reach for qualification in Group A. On Saturday, the Blues beat Turkey ( 55-39 ) for their opening match .

0:50 - Handball (h): Experts call their title

The France team , double Olympic champion outgoing , made its entry into the tournament against Tunisia . The best African team will be a difficult hurdle by Experts . Then the men of Claude Onesta find Qatar, they had beaten in the last final of the World Championships in Doha.

Can the Blues will play against Argentina , Croatia and Denmark, they beat 29-25 in the final of the Strasbourg Eurotournoi .
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