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Result: GB men win third straight group game

Result: GB men win third straight group game
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Great Britain have won 71-55 to record their third straight victory in group B.

Great Britain's men have won their third straight group B game, this time managing a solid 71-55 win over Japan, to qualify for the quarter-finals.

The game was won in the first half, with Britain taking the first quarter 25-14 after an excellent middle phase.

Japan were limited to just 10 points in the second quarter, with Britain adding another 21 to lead 46-24.

Terry Bywater was again the pick of GB's players as he ended with 19 points, although the scoring slowed down in the second half as the host nation sat back on their lead.

There was just one point in the third quarter and Japan edged the fourth 18-11 but it was not enough as Britain wrapped up a comfortable 71-55 victory.

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Olympic medal table header
CountryGold medalSilver MedalBronze MedalT
JapanJapan82313
United StatesUnited States73515
ChinaChina65718
Olympics flagOlympic Athletes from Russia45312
Great BritainGreat Britain3418
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Tuesday's key events


TRIATHLON
· Team GB trio Vicky Holland, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth all have realistic medal hopes in the women's event (10.30pm-1am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· After an impressive opening day, Great Britain play their final group game against a Fiji side level with them at the top of the pool, but also yet to hit their brilliant best (1.30am)

TAEKWONDO
· After disappointment for friend and housemate Jade Jones, Bianca Walkden will go for gold in the women's +67kg category (2am-2.30pm)
· Mahama Cho is another medal contender for Team GB in the men's +80kg class (2am-2.30pm)

SWIMMING
· Team GB's Duncan Scott has the chance to claim his first individual Olympic medal in the men's 200m freestyle final. Teammate Tom Dean is also involved. (2.43am)
· Kathleen Dawson is the Team GB representative in the women's 100m backstroke final (2.51am)

DIVING
· Eden Cheng and Lois Toulson will look to emulate Tom Daley and Matty Lee's success in the women's 10m synchro final (7am-8am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three-time Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin is part of a Team GB team going for gold in the dressage team Grand Prix final (9.30am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Superstar Simone Biles leads the United States side in the women's team final (11.45am-2.10pm)

FOOTBALL
· Team GB's women's team play their final group game, taking on Canada with qualification for the knockout rounds already secured (12pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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