The first day of the Rio Games saw jubilation, exhaustion, grit, and disappointment.
Cameroon’s Hassan N’Dam and Brazil’s Michel Borges battle it out in a light heavyweight match.
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Frida Tegstedt of Sweden determined to make a shot against Argentina in the women’s handball match.
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Malaysia’s Pandelela Rinong’s perfectly balances on the edge of a board as she prepares for a dive.
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Russia’s volleyball team jumps to block a shot by Argentina.
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