Tokyo Olympics: Americans in the fray on Day 14
- The US has won just 25 gold medals in this edition in Tokyo
- The United States will look towards their athletes on Day 14 to at least get closer to China
- In basketball, USA will square off against Australia in the men's semifinal
As the closing phases of the Tokyo Olympics, which commenced on July 23, is nearing, China is galloping towards the finish line in the race for gold medals, while the United States have topped the overall medal tally list.
The United States will look towards their athletes on Day 14 of the Summer Games to at least get closer to the Chinese in the medal tally.
Come August 5, Team USA will have a lot of opportunities to go for gold. Jordan Wilimovsky will kick off things for the US contingent in men's 10 km swimming marathon early in the morning in Tokyo.
Meanwhile, in women's golf, Jessica Korda, Danielle Kang, Nelly Korda, Lexi Thompson will be representing the country on the course.
In basketball, Team USA will square off against Australia in the men's semifinal and a win would guarantee them the silver or gold medal. Meanwhile, the baseball national team will square off against the Republic of Korea in the semifinals.
After crashing out in the semifinals against Canada, the US women's national team will hope to redeem themselves with at least a bronze medal in their football match against Australia.
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In the beach volleyball semifinal, the country will take on Switzerland with a shot at securing a medal and closing their gap to China.
With athletics unravelling in full bloom, Nathaniel Coleman, Duffy Collin will compete in the men's combined final in sport climbing.
In the men's triple jump final, Will Claye, Donald Scott will compete for the United States, while Michael Cherry and Michael Norman will be hoping to grab a medal in the men's 400m finale.
In Payton Otterdahl, Ryan Crouser, and Joe Kovacs, the USA will have four solid challengers for a medal shout in the men's shot put final.
Meanwhile, Duke Ragan will compete in the men's featherweight final bout in boxing and hopefully add one more gold medal to America's tally.