Italian Marcel Jacobs won the Olympic 100 m final in 9″ 80, ahead of American Fred Kerle (9″ 84) and Canadian André de Grasse (9″ 89).
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The inevitable event of the Games, the men’s 100 m final crowned Italian Marcel Jacobs in 9’80. He is the first European to win the competition since Briton Linford Christie in 1992. In tennis, Alexander Zverev is the new Olympic champion after winning the straight sets final against Karen Khachanov.
On the French side, the foil players were crowned Olympic champions against the Russians at the end of a controlled final, the handball players being defeated by Norway (32–29) for the first time in these games. Melanie de Jesus dos Santos, drawn in the uneven bars final, did not bring the first medal in French gymnastics at these Olympics, finishing 6th.
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