Tokyo Olympics: The women's events this week you won't want to miss

Tokyo Olympics: The women’s events this week you won’t want to miss


It’s Day 3 of the Tokyo Olympics and already we’re hooked.

But with so many events on and so little time to watch, we felt it was necessary to put together a list of the things you definitely won’t want to miss this week:

Monday 26 July

Swimming- 12:20pm Women’s 400m Freestyle Final

Watch 20-year old Aussie champion, Ariarne Titmus thrash it out in what will inevitably be an epic showdown between she and reigning champion, US Katie Ledecky, 24. 

Women’s Hockey -1:15pm

The Hockeyroos are one of the best known women’s sports teams in the world, and today they’ll be competing against China in the Pool B match.

Women’s Street Skateboarding

Live from the Ariake Sports Park, watch these incredible skaters perform sweet skills in the first time ever the sport has been included in the Olympics with Melbourne-based skater, Hayley Wilson representing Australia. Follow the preliminary rounds now.

Tennis Women’s Doubles

Ash Barty might have been knocked out of the singles, but you can still catch her in the Second Round of the Women’s Doubles today as she pairs with Storm Sanders to play Chinese team Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan. 

Tuesday 27th July 


Watch what will surely be a heated battle in the Group B Women’s Basketball, between host nation Japan and France in this preliminary match. 

Triathlon- 7:30am

Wake up early to watch coverage of the Women’s Individual Triathlon competition, where Ashleigh Gentle from Brisbane will compete in her first Olympics.

Table Tennis – 4:30pm
Watch Jian Fang Lay, Australia’s veteran table tennis player complete in her sixth Olympic Games, as she plays against Germany’s Han Ying in the Women’s Single Third Round.

Diving – 4pm

Tune in for the incredible aerobatics of these divers in the Women’s Synchronised 10m Platform as they fight it out for medals in the finals. 


At just 23, watch the sensational Kiana Elliot compete in the Women’s 64kg Group B. 

Soccer – 6pm
Watch The Matildas battle it out tonight against the U.S team for what is sure to be an incredibly entertaining match. The U.S will seek another win, no doubt, off the back of their Saturday match against New Zealand, when they smashed the Kiwis, 6-1.

Wednesday 28th July 

Rugby Sevens -11:30am 

Watch the Women’s Rugby Sevens match between Australia and Japan in this Pool C match. 

Watch all the games and competition on 7Plus. 

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