With the conclusion of Round 2 in the first Olympic men’s surfing tournament in Tokyo 2020, we now have our 16 athletes in round 3, where it moves from a multi-athlete heats format to a head-to-head format.
The two Americans have been drawn against each other.
Men’s Round 3 pairings:
Heat 1 – Kanoa Igarashi (JPN) v Rio Waida (INA)
Heat 2 – Kolohe Andino (USA) v John John Florence (USA)
Heat 3 – Michel Bourez (FRA) v Ramzi Boukhiam (MAR)
Heat 4 – Gabriel Medina (BRA) v Julian Wilson (AUS)
Heat 5 – Italo Ferreira (BRA) v Billy Stairmand (NZL)
Heat 6 – OHHARA Hiroto (JPN) v Miguel Tudela (PER)
Heat 7 – Lucca Mesinas (PER) v Leonardo Fioravanti (ITA)
Heat 8 – Owen Wright (AUS) v Jeremy Flores (FRA)