The Very Best of 2016 Rio Olympics: The First Golds

  • Rio 2016 Olympics Opening Ceremony
    1/13 Brazil's historic Marcana stadium was filled to the rim with excited fans ready to witness the Rio 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony. Photo by: Getty Images
  • Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony
    2/13 Brazil's historic Marcana stadium was filled to the rim with excited fans ready to witness the Rio 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony. Photo by: Getty Images
  • Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony
    3/13 Brazil's historic Marcana stadium was filled to the rim with excited fans ready to witness the Rio 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony. Photo by: Getty Images
  • The Olympic Torch being Lit
    4/13 The Olympic Torch get lit in front of thousands of eager fans waiting for the start of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photo by Getty Images
  • The Olympic Torch being Lit
    5/13 The Olympic Torch get lit in front of thousands of eager fans waiting for the start of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photo by Getty Images
  • Virginia Thrasher Wins First Olympic Gold
    6/13 Virginia Thrasher became the fist athlete to pick up a gold Medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics as she scored 208 points in the 10m Air rifle competition.
  • Virginia Thrasher Wins First Olympic Gold
    7/13 Virginia Thrasher became the fist athlete to pick up a gold Medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics as she scored 208 points in the 10m Air rifle competition.
  • Andy Murray Beat Viktor Troicki in First round at Olympics
    8/13 Andy Murray began his gold medal defense against Serbian Viktor Troicki winning 6-3 , 6-2 to reach the second round at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
  • Janine Beckie Scores Fastest Goal in Olympics History
    9/13 Canadian Janine Beckie became a record holder in the 2016 Rio Olympics after scoring the fastest goal in Soccer at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
  • Brazil Draws South Africa in First Round
    10/13 Brazil fans were left fuming after the Seleçao drew even against South Africa
  • USA Basketball Rolls Through China in First Round
    11/13 US Men's Basketball Team showed no mercy as they steamrolled China in a heavy 119-62 win in the first round of the 2016 Rio Olympics
  • Serena Williams defeats Daria Gavrilova
    12/13 Serena Willams debuted against Daria Gavrilova in the first round of the 2016 Rio Olympics with a 6-4, 6-2 win.
  • Paula Pareto Wins Gold for Argentina
    13/13 Argentine Judo sensation Paula Pareto becomes the first South American to win gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.