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Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women\u0027s 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya enters the Polish embassy in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
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Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya enters the Polish embassy in Tokyo. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Jessie Fleming of Canada scores their first goal from the penalty spot against Adrianna Franch of the United States during their soccer semifinal. 



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Jessie Fleming of Canada scores their first goal from the penalty spot against Adrianna Franch of the United States during their soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Valeriane Vukosavljevic of France in action with Breanna Stewart and Sylvia Fowles of the United States during their group B basketball match. 


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Valeriane Vukosavljevic of France in action with Breanna Stewart and Sylvia Fowles of the United States during their group B basketball match. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates with her national flag after winning bronze in the 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates with her national flag after winning bronze in the 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Anna Maria Alexandri of Austria and Eirini Alexandri of Austria during their performance during the women\u0027s duet free routine artistic swimming. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
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Anna Maria Alexandri of Austria and Eirini Alexandri of Austria during their performance during the women's duet free routine artistic swimming. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Silver medallist, Raven Saunders of the United States gestures on the podium after the women\u0027s shot put. 



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Silver medallist, Raven Saunders of the United States gestures on the podium after the women's shot put. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Thobias Montler of Sweden in action during the men\u0027s long jump final. 



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Thobias Montler of Sweden in action during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
A general view of athletes in action during semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women\u0027s 400m hurdles. 



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A general view of athletes in action during semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Valarie Allman of the United States celebrates after winning gold with silver medallist, Kristin Pudenz of Germany in the women\u0027s discus throw. 



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Valarie Allman of the United States celebrates after winning gold with silver medallist, Kristin Pudenz of Germany in the women's discus throw. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Viktoriya Tkachuk of Ukraine before competing in semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women\u0027s 400m hurdles. 

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Viktoriya Tkachuk of Ukraine before competing in semifinal 3 as rain falls during the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland during their round of 16 match against Italy in men\u0027s beach volleyball.  


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Grzegorz Fijalek of Poland during their round of 16 match against Italy in men's beach volleyball. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates after winning gold in the women\u0027s 5000m final. 


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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Melody Johner of Switzerland on her horse Toubleu De Rueire competes in the equestrian jumping individual qualifications.  



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Melody Johner of Switzerland on her horse Toubleu De Rueire competes in the equestrian jumping individual qualifications. REUTERS/Molly Darlington

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Alexis Jandard of France stands with a towel on his face during the men\u0027s 3m springboard preliminary round. 



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Alexis Jandard of France stands with a towel on his face during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Amalie Iuel of Norway reacts after making a false start during semifinal 1 of the women\u0027s 400m hurdles. 

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Amalie Iuel of Norway reacts after making a false start during semifinal 1 of the women's 400m hurdles. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Sergey Emelin of the Russian Olympic Committee in action against Victor Ciobanu of Moldova in the men\u0027s wrestling greco-roman 60kg. 



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Sergey Emelin of the Russian Olympic Committee in action against Victor Ciobanu of Moldova in the men's wrestling greco-roman 60kg. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
United States players take a knee before their match against Canada in the women\u0027s soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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United States players take a knee before their match against Canada in the women's soccer semifinal. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Tajay Gayle of Jamaica in action during the men\u0027s long jump final. 



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Tajay Gayle of Jamaica in action during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand celebrates after a lift during the women\u0027s 87+kg weightlifting group A. 



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Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand celebrates after a lift during the women's 87+kg weightlifting group A. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Rhys Howden of Australia scores against Pavel Lipilin of Kazakhstan in men\u0027s group B water polo. 



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Rhys Howden of Australia scores against Pavel Lipilin of Kazakhstan in men's group B water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica and Jenna Prandini of the United States in action during the women\u0027s 200m semifinal. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica and Jenna Prandini of the United States in action during the women's 200m semifinal. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Christopher Taylor of Jamaica receives medical attention after competing in the men\u0027s 400m semifinal. 


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Christopher Taylor of Jamaica receives medical attention after competing in the men's 400m semifinal. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco and Mohamed Tindouft of Morocco in action during the men\u0027s 3000m steeplechase final. 


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Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco and Mohamed Tindouft of Morocco in action during the men's 3000m steeplechase final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Alexandra Nemich of Kazakhstan and Yekaterina Nemich of Kazakhstan during their artistic swimming women\u0027s duet free routine.   REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
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Alexandra Nemich of Kazakhstan and Yekaterina Nemich of Kazakhstan during their artistic swimming women's duet free routine. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Carli Lloyd of the United States looks dejected after the match as Canada players celebrate their soccer semifinal victory. REUTERS/Henry Romero
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Carli Lloyd of the United States looks dejected after the match as Canada players celebrate their soccer semifinal victory. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women\u0027s 200m. 
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The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Apriyani Rahayu and Greysia Polii of Indonesia react after winning their match against Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan of China in the badminton women\u0027s doubles  final. 


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Apriyani Rahayu and Greysia Polii of Indonesia react after winning their match against Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan of China in the badminton women's doubles final. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final jump during the men\u0027s long jump final. 

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Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final jump during the men's long jump final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Staff members clean the court during the women\u0027s pool B match between China and Argentina.  REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Staff members clean the court during the women's pool B match between China and Argentina. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Gold medallist Liu Yang of China looks on after winning the gold medal in the artistic gymnastics final. 


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Gold medallist Liu Yang of China looks on after winning the gold medal in the artistic gymnastics final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Mariah Williams of Australia reacts after they lost their quarterfinal hockey match against India.  

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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Mariah Williams of Australia reacts after they lost their quarterfinal hockey match against India. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Robin Froidevaux of Switzerland in action during the men\u0027s team pursuit cycling. Picture taken with a roundshot lens. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
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Robin Froidevaux of Switzerland in action during the men's team pursuit cycling. Picture taken with a roundshot lens. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Andrew Capobianco of the United States in action during the men\u0027s 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Andrew Capobianco of the United States in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Mohab Ishak of Egypt in action during the men\u0027s 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic.
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Mohab Ishak of Egypt in action during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic.

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Gabriela Bitolo of Brazil in action against France during women\u0027s group B handball. 


REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Gabriela Bitolo of Brazil in action against France during women's group B handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during heat 2 of the women\u0027s 1500m round. 


REUTERS/Phil Noble.
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during heat 2 of the women's 1500m round. REUTERS/Phil Noble.

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women\u0027s 100m hurdles. 



REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico celebrates winning gold in the women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates with her national flag after winning gold in the women\u0027s 5000m final. 



REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands celebrates with her national flag after winning gold in the women's 5000m final. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco celebrates after winning gold in the men\u0027s 3000m steeplechase. 

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Soufiane Elbakkali of Morocco celebrates after winning gold in the men's 3000m steeplechase. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during Heat 2 of the women\u0027s 1500m. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands and Edina Jebitok of Kenya fall down during Heat 2 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after competing in the women\u0027s 1500m heats. Hassan\u0027s dream of an unprecedented treble looked under threat as she tumbled and fell in her 1,500 meters heat but she recovered brilliantly and pushed hard to win her race and advance to the semi-finals.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands reacts after competing in the women's 1500m heats. Hassan's dream of an unprecedented treble looked under threat as she tumbled and fell in her 1,500 meters heat but she recovered brilliantly and pushed hard to win her race and advance to the semi-finals. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Albertina Kassoma of Angola in action in women\u0027s handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Albertina Kassoma of Angola in action in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women\u0027s 200m. Tsimanouskaya, who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport by her team against her will, was \
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The starting blocks in an empty lane 8 of Heat 5 are seen where Krystsina Tsimanouskaya of Belarus was due to compete in the women's 200m. Tsimanouskaya, who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport by her team against her will, was "safe and secure" in Tokyo, the International Olympic Committee said. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Gold medallist Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela poses as she celebrates on the podium after winning triple jump. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
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Gold medallist Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela poses as she celebrates on the podium after winning triple jump. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece in action in men\u0027s long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, Beatrice Masilingi of Namibia, and Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands in action during Heat 2 of the women\u0027s 200m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, Beatrice Masilingi of Namibia, and Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands in action during Heat 2 of the women's 200m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba looks dejected after sustaining an injury during his final long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Lucia Stafford of Canada reacts after competing in the women\u0027s 1500m round 1. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Lucia Stafford of Canada reacts after competing in the women's 1500m round 1. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Mihail Kajaia of Serbia in action against Tracy G\u0027Angelo Hancock of the United States in men\u0027s 97kg Greco-Roman wrestling. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Mihail Kajaia of Serbia in action against Tracy G'Angelo Hancock of the United States in men's 97kg Greco-Roman wrestling. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico in action in women\u0027s 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers
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Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico in action in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Shin Yubin of South Korea in action against Natalia Bajor of Poland in women\u0027s team table tennis. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez
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Shin Yubin of South Korea in action against Natalia Bajor of Poland in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
The temperature of 36 degrees Celsius is displayed as athletes compete in Heat 3 of the women\u0027s 1500m. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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The temperature of 36 degrees Celsius is displayed as athletes compete in Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Christine Mboma of Namibia reacts after competing in women\u0027s 200m heats. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Christine Mboma of Namibia reacts after competing in women's 200m heats. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Cayetano Garcia of Spain and Pablo Martinez of Spain in action in men\u0027s C2 1000m canoe sprint heats.  REUTERS/Yara Nardi
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Cayetano Garcia of Spain and Pablo Martinez of Spain in action in men's C2 1000m canoe sprint heats. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Juliana Machado of Angola looks on as Ju Hui of South Korea makes a save in women\u0027s handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera
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Juliana Machado of Angola looks on as Ju Hui of South Korea makes a save in women's handball. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Humberto Mansilla of Chile in action in men\u0027s hammer throw qualifications. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Humberto Mansilla of Chile in action in men's hammer throw qualifications. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Kendra Harrison of the United States reacts after winning the silver medal in women\u0027s 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Kendra Harrison of the United States reacts after winning the silver medal in women's 100m hurdles. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Jordyn Poulter of the United States lies on the floor in women\u0027s volleyball. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Jordyn Poulter of the United States lies on the floor in women's volleyball. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Head coach Alessandro Campagna of Italy talks to team members in men\u0027s water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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Head coach Alessandro Campagna of Italy talks to team members in men's water polo. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Japan players pose for a picture to celebrate after the match against Nigeria in women\u0027s basketball. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Japan players pose for a picture to celebrate after the match against Nigeria in women's basketball. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba in action in men\u0027s long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
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Juan Miguel Echevarria of Cuba in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Filippo Randazzo of Italy in action in men\u0027s long jump. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers
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Filippo Randazzo of Italy in action in men's long jump. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Prithika Pavade of France in action against Feng Tianwei of Singapore in women\u0027s team table tennis. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Prithika Pavade of France in action against Feng Tianwei of Singapore in women's team table tennis. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Lidianny Echevarria of Cuba in action in women\u0027s beach volleyball. REUTERS/John Sibley
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Lidianny Echevarria of Cuba in action in women's beach volleyball. REUTERS/John Sibley

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Faith Kipyegon of Kenya crosses the finish line during Heat 3 of the women\u0027s 1500m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch
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Faith Kipyegon of Kenya crosses the finish line during Heat 3 of the women's 1500m. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Laura Muir of Britain, Gabriela Debues-Stafford of Canada and Elise Vanderelst of Belgium in action in women\u0027s 1500m heats. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
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Laura Muir of Britain, Gabriela Debues-Stafford of Canada and Elise Vanderelst of Belgium in action in women's 1500m heats. REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Ethan Hayter, Ed Clancy, Ethan Vernon and Oliver Wood of Britain in action during the men\u0027s cycling team pursuit. REUTERS/Matthew Childs
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Ethan Hayter, Ed Clancy, Ethan Vernon and Oliver Wood of Britain in action during the men's cycling team pursuit. REUTERS/Matthew Childs

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates after winning bronze in the women\u0027s 100m hurdles final. 


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Megan Tapper of Jamaica celebrates after winning bronze in the women's 100m hurdles final. REUTERS/Phil Noble     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
Gold medallist Shin Jeahwan of South Korea wearing a protective face mask holds a South Korean flag during the men\u0027s gymnastics vault final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Gold medallist Shin Jeahwan of South Korea wearing a protective face mask holds a South Korean flag during the men's gymnastics vault final. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Aug 2, 2021 6:43 PM EDT
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