2016 Rio Summer Olympics

Olympic Moments: Archers Let it Fly, Fencers Hit Their Marks

The first full-day of events at the Rio Olympics has included fierce competition in archery, fencing, beach volleyball, soccer and more.

Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the men's cycling road race final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 6. Patrick Semansky / AP
Jake Dalton of the U.S. sports a tattoo on his back as he attends the artistic gymnastics men's qualification. Rebecca Blackwell / AP
Brazil's Barbara Seixas De Freitas signals to her teammate during the women's beach volleyball qualifying match between Brazil and the Czech Republic. LEON NEAL / AFP - Getty Images

The women's U.S. soccer team celebrate their first goal during a group G match against France at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on Aug. 6.

The U.S. defeated France, 1-0.

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Carlos Zenon Balderas Jr. of the U.S. lands a punch on Kazakhstan's Berik Abdrakhmanov during the men's light (60kg) match. YURI CORTEZ / AFP - Getty Images
Brady Ellison of the U.S. shoots during the men's team archery semifinal match. JEWEL SAMAD / AFP - Getty Images
Bianca Farella of Canada makes a break during the women's Pool C rugby match between Canada and Japan on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on Aug. 6. Mark Kolbe / Getty Images

From left, Cuba's Luis Emigdio Vega,Liechtenstein's Christoph Martin Meier, and Angola's Pedro Miguel Pinotes compete in a heat of the men's 400m individual medley. 

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Melissa Tapper of Australia plays a women's singles preliminary table tennis match against Caroline Kumahara of Brazil. Mike Ehrmann / Getty Images
Sandrine Gruda of France reaches for a loose ball during the second half of a women's basketball preliminary game against Turkey. France defeated Turkey 55-39. Christian Petersen / Getty Images
Spectators take photos as cyclists ride by during the men's cycling road race final. Patrick Semansky / AP
Kohei Uchimura of Japan falls as he competes on the horizontal bar in artistic gymnastics. DYLAN MARTINEZ / Reuters
France's Marie-Florence Candassamy, left, competes against Brazil's Amanda Netto Simeao during their women's individual epee qualifying bout. FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP - Getty Images
Brazil's Ana Paula Belo shoots during the women's preliminary Group A handball match against Norway. FRANCK FIFE / AFP - Getty Images

Colombia's Yurberjen Herney Martinez, right, punches Brazil's Patrick Lourenco during the men's light fly (46-49kg) boxing match. 

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Bruno Oscar Schmidt of Brazil dives for the ball during the men's beach volleyball preliminary Pool A match against Canada. Quinn Rooney / Getty Images
Peru rower Renzo Leon Garcia competes in the men's single sculls. Luca Bruno / AP
Gergo Zalanki of Hungary passes the ball against Milos Cuk of Serbia during the men's water polo preliminary Group A match. Tom Pennington / Getty Images

The sun rises over Fort Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 6.

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