Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 1

Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 1
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Each day, ABC News will give you a round-up of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020 Olympics will take place without fans or spectators and under a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

China's Qian Yang wins 1st gold medal for shooting

Qian Yang, 21, received the first gold model of the 2020 Games in the 10 meter air rifle event, where competitors have 75 minutes to shoot 60 rounds at a target.

PHOTO: Yang Qian, of China, reacts after winning the gold medal in the women's 10-meter air rifle at the Asaka Shooting Range in the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Yang Qian, of China, reacts after winning the gold medal in the women's 10-meter air rifle at the Asaka Shooting Range in the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)
PHOTO: China's Yang Qian celebrates on the podium between Russia's Anastasiia Galashina, left, and Switzerland's Nina Christen after winning the women's 10m air rifle final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 24, 2021. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP via Getty Images)
PHOTO: China's Yang Qian celebrates on the podium between Russia's Anastasiia Galashina, left, and Switzerland's Nina Christen after winning the women's 10m air rifle final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 24, 2021. (Tauseef Mustafa/AFP via Getty Images)

Coronavirus cases increase to 127 among Olympic athletes and personnel

Among the new cases, which have increased by 17 since yesterday, only one infected person was staying at the Olympic Village. In the greater Tokyo area, officials have reported 1,128 new cases on July 24, a 133% increase in the 7-day rolling average. U.S. Olympic & Paralympic medical director Dr. Jonathan Finnoff said at a press conference on July 23, that an estimated 83% of the U.S. athletes competing at the games are vaccinated.

PHOTO: Limited numbers of fans watch in the Fuji International Speedway during the men's cycling road race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Oyama, Japan. (Thibault Camus/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Limited numbers of fans watch in the Fuji International Speedway during the men's cycling road race at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Oyama, Japan. (Thibault Camus/AP Photo)

Youngest Olympian eliminated from competition

Twelve-year-old Hend Zaza of Syria was eliminated from her women's single preliminary round table tennis match. Zaza lost to veteran Liu Jia but said she was pleased with her performance, according to The Associated Press.

PHOTO: Syria's Hend Zaza hits a shot against Austria's Liu Jia during their women's singles preliminary round table tennis match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on July 24, 2021. (Anne-christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Syria's Hend Zaza hits a shot against Austria's Liu Jia during their women's singles preliminary round table tennis match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on July 24, 2021. (Anne-christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images)

3-on-3 basketball debuts at 2020 Games

Three-on-three basketball made its Olympic debut today with the U.S. women's team defeating France 17-10. This Olympic version of a street game is won by being the first to 21 points, or leading after the 10-minute game clock has expired. The United States is solely represented by the U.S. women's team, as the men's team failed to qualify.

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PHOTO: Stefanie Dolson of the United States drives to the basket during the Women's Pool Round match between United States and France on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on July 24, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Stefanie Dolson of the United States drives to the basket during the Women's Pool Round match between United States and France on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on July 24, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Belgium's Rafael Bogaerts jumps to score during the men's first round 3x3 basketball match between Latvia and Belgium at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo, on July 24, 2021 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Belgium's Rafael Bogaerts jumps to score during the men's first round 3x3 basketball match between Latvia and Belgium at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo, on July 24, 2021 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images)

Georgian tennis players sent home after paperwork error

As the first round of tennis action began today, two players from Georgia were barred from competing after they were informed their country's Olympic committee never submitted paperwork, according to The Associated Press. Doubles players Oksana Kalashnikova and Ekaterine Gorgodze were sent home after their petition to stay was dismissed.

PHOTO: Daniil Medvedev of Team ROC serves during his Men's Singles First Round match against Alexander Bublik of Team Kazakhstan on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on July 24, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Daniil Medvedev of Team ROC serves during his Men's Singles First Round match against Alexander Bublik of Team Kazakhstan on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on July 24, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

More scenes from the day's action

PHOTO: Uche Eke, of Nigeria, competes on the horizontal bar during the men's artistic gymnastic qualifications at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Gregory Bull/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Uche Eke, of Nigeria, competes on the horizontal bar during the men's artistic gymnastic qualifications at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Gregory Bull/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Aleksandar Ratkov of Serbia is seen in action during a a 3x3 men's basketball match against China on July, 24, 2021 in Tokyo. (Andrew Boyers/Reuters)
PHOTO: Aleksandar Ratkov of Serbia is seen in action during a a 3x3 men's basketball match against China on July, 24, 2021 in Tokyo. (Andrew Boyers/Reuters)
PHOTO: Eduarda Santos Lisboa, of Brazil, reaches for the ball during a women's beach volleyball match against Argentina at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Petros Giannakouris/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Eduarda Santos Lisboa, of Brazil, reaches for the ball during a women's beach volleyball match against Argentina at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Petros Giannakouris/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Lukhumi Chkhvimiani of Georgia is seen in action against Naohisa Takato of Japan on july 24, 2021 in the quarterfinals of Judo. (Sergio Perez/Reuters)
PHOTO: Lukhumi Chkhvimiani of Georgia is seen in action against Naohisa Takato of Japan on july 24, 2021 in the quarterfinals of Judo. (Sergio Perez/Reuters)
PHOTO: A general view inside the peloton  during the Men's road race at the Fuji International Speedway on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 24, 2021 in Oyama, Shizuoka, Japan. (Tim De Waele/Getty Images)
PHOTO: A general view inside the peloton during the Men's road race at the Fuji International Speedway on day one of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 24, 2021 in Oyama, Shizuoka, Japan. (Tim De Waele/Getty Images)

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