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Day 11 Olympics highlights:

Each day, TKN will give you a roundup 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 Summer Olympics is taking place without fans or spectators and under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Athing Mu won the gold medal in the women’s 800m race, the second gold for the United States in athletics so far in the 2020 Olympics.

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Sport climbing in the Tokyo Games began with two of the three disciplines: The men’s combined bouldering qualifier and the men’s combined lead qualifier. 

Adam Ondra of Czech Republic during the Sport Climbing Men’s Combined, Speed Qualification on day eleven of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on Aug. 3, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. Tsuyoshi Ueda/Pool/Getty Images

Team USA’s Brittany Reese, Chris Nilsen and Rai Benjamin won silver medals in today’s events, and both Gabrielle Thomas and Raevyn Rogers brought home bronze medals to round out the United States’ best finishes.

Brittney Reese of the United States in action on Tuesday at Tokyo Olympic Stadium. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

The U.S. men’s basketball team defeated Spain 95-81, advancing to the semifinals against the winner of the game between Australia and Argentina. 

Damian Lillard and the United States pulled away in the third quarter.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times

More photos from today’s action:

Britain’s John Gimson and Anna Burnet at work in the mixed multihull Nacra 17 foiling race.
Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images
Japan’s Daiki Hashimoto competes in the men’s horizontal bar final.
Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images


Reinier celebrates with his teammates after Brazil beat Mexico on penalties in their men’s football semi-final.
Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters
A member of the crowd cheers on Simone Biles during the women’s balance beam final using pictures of her two French bulldogs Lilo and Rambo. The dogs feature on their own instagram page which currently has 77.5k followers
Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
USA’s Joe Kovacs gets ready to throw in the men’s shot put qualification.
Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

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