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Rio Games: Athletes on Day 1

The first medals of the Rio Games were awarded early Saturday, with the first gold being won by the United States' Virginia Thrasher in the women's air rifle event. Many other events were taking place Saturday as well, including rowing, judo, gymnastics and field hockey.
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South Korea's Kim Woo-jin releases the arrow during the men's team archery competition at the Sambadrome venue during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.
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South Korea's Kim Woo-jin releases the arrow during the men's team archery competition at the Sambadrome venue during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.

Japan players follow the game during men's water polo preliminary round match against Greece at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.
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Japan players follow the game during men's water polo preliminary round match against Greece at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.

Spencer Turrin and Alexander Lloyd, of Australia, compete in a men's pair heat in Lagoa during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.
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Spencer Turrin and Alexander Lloyd, of Australia, compete in a men's pair heat in Lagoa during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.

Judges watch Germany's Andreas Bretschneider perform his floor routine during the artistic gymnastics men's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.
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Judges watch Germany's Andreas Bretschneider perform his floor routine during the artistic gymnastics men's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 6, 2016.

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