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Rio 2016 in pictures: Thrasher wins first gold, swimming, boxing in spotlight


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Tim Lips (NED) of Netherlands riding Bayro competes. (REUTERS)
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Georgia's Amiran Papinashvili, blue, competes against Japan's Naohisa Takato during the men's 60-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP)
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Brazil's Felipe Kitadai, blue, competes against Azerbaijan's Orkhan Safarov during the men's 60-kg judo competition at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP)
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Tunisia's Sarra Besbes (L) competes against China's Sun Yiwen during their womenís individual epee quarter-final bout as part of the fencing event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 6, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro. (AFP)
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Jeanette Ottesen (DEN) of Denmark competes in Women's 100m Butterfly. (REUTERS)
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(R-L) Great Britain's Chris Bartley, Great Britain's Mark Aldred, Great Britain's Jono Clegg and Great Britain's Peter Chambers row during the LWT Men's Four rowing competition at the Lagoa stadium during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. (AFP)
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Australia's Mack Horton, left, and Britain's James Guy, center, compete in a heat of the men's 400m freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP)
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United States' Conor Dwyer reacts after coming first in a men's 400-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP)
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Spain's Inaki Aguilar Vicente stops a shot against Hungary during their men's water polo preliminary round match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP)
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Kanak Jha, of the United States, returns a shot to Nima Alamian, of Iran, during a table tennis match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP)
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Aron Baynes (AUS) of Australia with Joffrey Lauvergne (FRA) of France and Mickael Gelabale (FRA) of France compete. REUTERS
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Spain's Samuel Carmona Heredia (L) celebrates winning against Armenia's Artur Hovhannisyan during the Men's Light Fly (46-49kg) match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 6 in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. (AFP)
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Spain's Liliana Fernandez, center, hits over Argentina's Ana Gallay, left, during a women's beach volleyball match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP)
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USA's gold medallist Virginia Thrasher poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's 10m air rifle shooting event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. (AFP)
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USA's gold medallist Virginia Thrasher (C) poses on the podium with China's silver medal winner Du Li (L) and China's bronze medallist Yi Siling during the medal ceremony for the women's 10m air rifle shooting event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August 6, 2016. (AFP)
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