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Tokyo 2020: Day Three Round Up

A further eight matches took place on the third day of action at Tokyo 2020 as the second round of fixtures across the men’s and women’s competitions were completed.

Great Britain’s men and women were both in action as they continue their push to qualify from the group stages.

For a full list of fixtures and results, official statistics and the latest standings you can visit the official Olympics website.

Men’s Pool B

Belgium and Great Britain are locked together at the top of the group after both teams recorded their second consecutive 3-1 victories.

The Belgians – reigning world champions – defeated Germany in the opening game of the day before Great Britain responded by overcoming Canada thanks to two goals from Liam Ansell and a second in as many games for Sam Ward.

Those results leave Germany third on the group on three points, ahead of The Netherlands on goal difference while South Africa and Canada prop up the table having yet to get off the mark.

Australia's women sent out a strong message by thrashing China 6-0. Credit: World Sport Pics

Women’s Pool A

The Netherlands continued their emphatic start to the Tokyo Olympics with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Ireland, who couldn’t follow up on their defeat of South Africa in their opening game.

That leave the Dutch top of the group on six points, closely followed by Germany two maintained their own 100% record by beating India 2-0 to sit second in the table, behind their European rivals on goal difference.

Great Britain came from behind to beat South Africa 4-1 and record their first win, moving them to third in the table on three points ahead of Ireland on goal difference. India and South Africa are still yet to register any points.

Women’s Pool B

Australia’s women showed they mean serious business as they thrashed China 6-0 to move to the top of the group on six points.

They are joined by Antipodean neighbours New Zealand at the summit as they also recorded a second straight victory by edging past Japan 2-1.

Argentina moved up to third in the group by defeating Spain 3-0 for their first win of the tournament, with China fourth after beating Japan the day before. The hosts are fifth and Spain sixth, both currently on zero points.