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Day 6 Olympics highlights: Gymnast gold, soccer longevity and a blue bandanna

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.

Caleb Dressel claimed the first individual Olympic gold medal of his career

Katie Ledecky leads USA to Silver

Team USA’s Robert Finke comes from behind to clinch gold in inaugural men’s 800m freestyle

American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks out of the Olympics after testing positive for covid-19

Sunisa Lee wins gold in the marquee individual competition of women’s gymnastics

Heat continues to be a factor, tennis matches moved to later afternoon

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Daniil Medvedev of ROC (Russian Olympic Committee) gets medical treatment during men’s singles third round against Fabio Fognini of Italy at Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 28, 2021.

More Photos from today’s action:

USA's Nicole Ross (L) compete against Russia's Marta Martyanova in the women's foil team semifinal bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 29
Team USA’s Nicole Ross (L) competes against Russian Marta Martyanova in the women’s Olympic foil team semifinal at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, on July 29. Photo: Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images
Azerbaijan's Zelym Kotsoiev (white) and France's Alexandre Iddir compete in the judo men's -100kg elimination round during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 29
Azerbaijan’s Zelym Kotsoiev (white) and France’s Alexandre Iddir compete in the judo men’s -100kg elimination round at the Nippon Budokan in Tokyo on July 29. Photo: Franck Fife/AFP via Getty Images
Madelynn Ann Bernau of Team USA during Trap Women's Qualification at the Olympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on July 29 in Asaka, Saitama, Japan.
Madelynn Ann Bernau of Team USA during the trap women’s qualification at Asaka Shooting Range on July 29 in Asaka, Saitama. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
 Slovenia's Luka Doncic (C) takes a shot  in the men's preliminary round group C basketball match between Slovenia and Japan at the Tokyo Games on July 29
Luka Doncic, #77 of Team Slovenia and the Dallas Mavericks, in the men’s preliminary round group C basketball match between Slovenia and Japan at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on July 29. Photo: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images
Scenes from the women's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the Tokyo Games July 29
The start of the record-setting women’s 4x200m freestyle relay final at the Tokyo Games July 29. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
  Italy's fencer team warm up prior the match against France in the women's foil team semifinal bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 29
Italy’s fencing team warms up before their match against France in the Tokyo Games women’s foil team semifinal at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, on July 29. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images
The BMX racing men's quarter-finals run at the Ariake Urban Sports Park during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on July 29
Team USA’s Connor Fields (L) cycles ahead in the Olympic BMX racing men’s quarter-finals at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on July 29. Photo: Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images
Japan's Mima Ito serves to China's Sun Yingsha during their women's singles semifinals table tennis match  during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games July 29
Japan’s Mima Ito serves to China’s Sun Yingsha during their women’s singles semifinals table tennis game at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on July 29. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images
Argentina's Nicolas Capogrosso (L) blocks a shot by USA's Nicholas Lucena in their men's beach volleyball match between the USA and Argentina in Tokyo on July 29
Argentina’s Nicolas Capogrosso (L) blocks a shot by USA’s Nicholas Lucena in their men’s preliminary beach volleyball game at Shiokaze Park in Tokyo on July 29. Photo: Yuri Cortez/AFP via Getty Images
Abbie Brown of Team Great Britain celebrates scoring a try in the Women’s pool A match between Team ROC and Team GB in the Rugby Sevens on day six of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games n July 29
Abbie Brown of Team Great Britain scoring a try in the Rugby Seven match against the Russian Olympic Committee at Tokyo Stadium on July 29. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

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