Messi admitted Thursday's match did not pan out as the Albiceleste had hoped, rueing his team's lethargy early on.
Colombia's victory was soured by a horrific ankle injury to right-back Santiago Arias. The 28-year-old was carried off on a stretcher while in acute pain after colliding with Darwin Marchis in an incident that left the Bayer Leverkusen player's left foot hanging at an unnatural angle.
"This is a spectacular season," said Coe, himself a two-time former Olympic champion. "This is an exceptional year. I'm really thankful for them. It tells me that the athletes have weathered the pandemic months extremely well. Many of them have been limited to their own houses for many months."
In a hard-fought second set, Kenin failed the first time when serving for the match in the 10th game, but completed the job given the other opportunity in the 12th.
Those who opted for the shorter distances had the chance to enjoy a sunny day with temperatures close to 20 degrees Celsius, but on Sunday, the race was held under heavy gray clouds and scattered rain showers. The temperature also dropped to around 13 degrees Celsius.
"It's clear that they are better prepared than us, especially when you consider they have had more than 20 days to adapt to the altitude," Scaloni told a virtual news conference.
CHENGDU, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Fujian grabbed a 64-60 win over Wuhan and Jiangsu overcame Xinjiang 90-78 in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) here on Saturday.
After the restart, Turkey caught a bright start and restored parity only five minutes into the second half when Ozan Tufan drilled the ball from 18 meters into the top right corner.
According to Bayer Leverkusen, Arias suffered a fractured fibula and tore multiple ankle ligaments.
"Adama is special, but we shouldn't think he is all about pace, he is able to keep the ball and he's very skillful. He isn't like many other players, it's hard to find players like him and we'll try to fit him into our team," added Luis Enrique.
"I was under doubt before the match. But it's true that my level of confidence and tennis have been improving every single day during the whole tournament," said Nadal. "Of course I played at an amazing level of tennis, for two sets and a half I played great. I can't say another thing. It's impossible to have this score against him without playing great."