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Simone Biles Pulls Out, but USA Gymnastics Still Pulls a Silver: Tokyo Olympics Day 4 in Pictures

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On day four of the Olympics, Simone Biles withdrew from the women’s team event final due to a medical issue according to a statement from USA Gymnastics. Team USA still managed to win the silver medal in the event.

Carissa Moore won gold in the inaugural Olympic women’s surfing competition and Lydia Jacoby took home gold in the women’s 100-meter breaststroke.

More U.S. medals were also taken home in sports such as the triathlon, shooting, softball, diving, equestrian dressage, and swimming.

 

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(1 of 39) Simone Biles, of the United States, dismounts from the vault during the artistic gymnastics women’s final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo. Biles withdrew from the final due to a medical issue, according to a statement from USA Gymnastics.(2 of 39) Russian Olympic Committee’s artistic gymnastics women’s team, Angelina Melnikova, Vladislava Urazova, Liliia Akhaimova and Viktoriia Listunova, wave standing next to United States’ artistic gymnastics women’s team, from right, Sunisa Lee, Simone Biles, Jordan Chiles, and Grace McCallum prior to the artistic gymnastics women’s final 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo.(3 of 39) Jordan Chiles, of the United States, celebrates her performance on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women’s final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo. USA Gymnastics won a silver medal in the women’s team event without Simone Biles.Simone Biles and Coach Laurent Landi(4 of 39) Coach Laurent Landi embraces Simone Biles, of the United States, during the artistic gymnastics women’s final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo.(5 of 39) Simone Biles of Team United States walks off the floor during the Women’s Team Final on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on July 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.(6 of 39) Members of team United States stand for their national anthem prior to a softball game against Japan at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan. The U.S. women’s softball team lost 2-0 to Japan and took silver.(7 of 39) Silver medalist team United States celebrate on the podium during the medal ceremony for softball at the at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan.(8 of 39) Carissa Moore, of the United States, rides a wave during the gold medal heat in the women’s surfing competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Tsurigasaki beach in Ichinomiya, Japan.Carissa Moore with other medalists(9 of 39) Carissa Moore, center, of the United States, holding her gold medal, South Africa’s Bianca Buitendag, left, silver medal and Japan’s Amuro Tsuzuki bronze medal celebrate on the podium in the women’s surfing competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Tsurigasaki beach in Ichinomiya, Japan.(10 of 39) The United States’ Steffen Peters, riding Suppenkasper, reacts after competing in the equestrian dressage team final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo. Team USA took silver in the event.Lydia Jacoby, of the United States, poses with the gold medal after winning the final of the women's 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(11 of 39) Lydia Jacoby, of the United States, poses with the gold medal after winning the final of the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(12 of 39) Mary Carolynn Tucker and Lucas Kozeniesky of Team United States won silver during the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team Gold Medal match on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Asaka Shooting Range on July 27, 2021 in Asaka, Saitama, Japan.Gold medalist Evgeny Rylov, centre, of the Russian Olympic Committee stands with compatriot and silver medalist Kliment Kolesnikov, left, and bronze medalist Ryan Murphy of the United States after the men's 100-meter backstroke final at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(13 of 39) Gold medalist Evgeny Rylov, centre, of the Russian Olympic Committee stands with compatriot and silver medalist Kliment Kolesnikov, left, and bronze medalist Ryan Murphy of the United States after the men’s 100-meter backstroke final at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Regan Smith of the United States holds up her bronze medal for the women's 100-meter backstroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(14 of 39) Regan Smith of the United States holds up her bronze medal for the women’s 100-meter backstroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(15 of 39) Delaney Schnell and Jessica Parratto of Team United States took silver during the Women’s Synchronised 10m Platform Final on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.(16 of 39) United States’ Caeleb Dressel swims in a 100-meter freestyle heat at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo.(17 of 39) United States’ Carli Lloyd, 2nd left, and Australia’s Sam Kerr embrace each other at the end of their women’s soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Kashima, Japan. The game ended in a 0-0 draw.(18 of 39) United States’ A’Ja Wilson (9), center, celebrates with teammates after scoring during women’s basketball preliminary round game against Nigeria at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan.Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova (L) shakes hands with Japan's Naomi Osaka after winning their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women's singles third round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 27, 2021.(19 of 39) Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova (L) shakes hands with Japan’s Naomi Osaka after winning their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women’s singles third round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 27, 2021. (20 of 39) United States’ Allisha Gray heads to the basket past Japan’s Stephanie Mawuli (3) during a women’s 3-on-3 basketball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(21 of 39) Britain’s Ben Harris, right, is tackled by Martin Iosefo of the United States as Steve Tomasin of the United States pursues, in their men’s rugby sevens quarterfinal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.United States teammates celebrate during the women's volleyball preliminary round pool B match between China and United States at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(22 of 39) United States teammates celebrate during the women’s volleyball preliminary round pool B match between China and United States at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Nicholas Lucena, center, of the United States, celebrates with teammate Philip Dalhausser as Alvaro Morais Filho, right, of Brazil, watches during a men's beach volleyball match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(23 of 39) Nicholas Lucena, center, of the United States, celebrates with teammate Philip Dalhausser as Alvaro Morais Filho, right, of Brazil, watches during a men’s beach volleyball match at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Nicholas Lucena, of the United States, returns a shot during a men's beach volleyball match against Brazil at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(24 of 39) Nicholas Lucena, of the United States, returns a shot during a men’s beach volleyball match against Brazil at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Lydia Jacoby, of the United States, celebrates after winning the final of the women's 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(25 of 39) Lydia Jacoby, of the United States, celebrates after winning the final of the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Gold medalist Lydia Jacoby, left, of the United States, is congratulated by bronze medalist and compatriot Lilly King after winning the final of the women's 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(26 of 39) Gold medalist Lydia Jacoby, left, of the United States, is congratulated by bronze medalist and compatriot Lilly King after winning the final of the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (27 of 39) Lydia Jacoby, of the United States, reacts after winning the final of the women’s 100-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. United States' Regan Smith, top, swims to win the bronze medal in the 100-meter backstroke final at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo.(28 of 39) United States’ Regan Smith, top, swims to win the bronze medal in the 100-meter backstroke final at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Tom Dean, of Britain and Kieran Smith, of the United States swim in the final of the men's 200-meter freestyle at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(29 of 39) Tom Dean, of Britain and Kieran Smith, of the United States swim in the final of the men’s 200-meter freestyle at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Hidilyn Diaz of Philippines celebrates as she competes and sets new world record and won the gold medal in the women's 55kg weightlifting event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(30 of 39) Hidilyn Diaz of Philippines celebrates as she competes and sets new world record and won the gold medal in the women’s 55kg weightlifting event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Hidilyn Diaz of Philippines celebrates with Weightlifting Philippines federation president Monico Puntuevella after winning the gold medal in the women's 55kg weightlifting event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(31 of 39) Hidilyn Diaz of Philippines celebrates with Weightlifting Philippines federation president Monico Puntuevella after winning the gold medal in the women’s 55kg weightlifting event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Elsa Baquerizo McMillan, of Spain, right, of Spain, takes a shot as Alix Klimeman, of the United States, defends during a women's beach volleyball match at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(32 of 39) Elsa Baquerizo McMillan, of Spain, right, of Spain, takes a shot as Alix Klimeman, of the United States, defends during a women’s beach volleyball match at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.April Ross, right of the United States, and teammate Alix Klimeman wave after winning a women's beach volleyball match against Spain at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(33 of 39) April Ross, right of the United States, and teammate Alix Klimeman wave after winning a women’s beach volleyball match against Spain at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Japan's Kanoa Igarashi, left, shake hands with Kolohe Andino, of the United States, after wining the quarterfinals of the men's surfing competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Tsurigasaki beach in Ichinomiya, Japan.(34 of 39) Japan’s Kanoa Igarashi, left, shake hands with Kolohe Andino, of the United States, after wining the quarterfinals of the men’s surfing competition at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, at Tsurigasaki beach in Ichinomiya, Japan. Katie Zaferes of Team United States competes during the Women's Individual Triathlon on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Odaiba Marine Park on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(35 of 39) Katie Zaferes of Team United States took home a bronze medal during the Women’s Individual Triathlon on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Odaiba Marine Park on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Flora Duffy of Bermuda celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the gold medal in the women's individual triathlon competition at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(36 of 39) Flora Duffy of Bermuda celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the gold medal in the women’s individual triathlon competition at the 2020 Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Gold medal winner Flora Duffy of Bermuda, center, hugs silver medalist Georgia Taylor-Brown of Great Britain, left, and Katie Zaferes of The United States during a medal ceremony for the women's individual triathlon competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(37 of 39) Gold medal winner Flora Duffy of Bermuda, center, hugs silver medalist Georgia Taylor-Brown of Great Britain, left, and Katie Zaferes of The United States during a medal ceremony for the women’s individual triathlon competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Katie Zaferes of Team United States rides ahead of Georgia Taylor-Brown of Team Great Britain, Jessica Learmonth of Team Great Britain, Vittoria Lopes of Team Brazil, Laura Lindemann of Team Germany and Summer Rappaport of Team United States during the Women's Individual Triathlon on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Odaiba Marine Park on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(38 of 39) Katie Zaferes of Team United States rides ahead of Georgia Taylor-Brown of Team Great Britain, Jessica Learmonth of Team Great Britain, Vittoria Lopes of Team Brazil, Laura Lindemann of Team Germany and Summer Rappaport of Team United States during the Women’s Individual Triathlon on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Odaiba Marine Park on July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Taylor Knibb of The United States (11) and Emma Jeffcoat of Australia (22) dive into the water for the start of the women's individual triathlon competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(39 of 39) Taylor Knibb of the United States (11) and Emma Jeffcoat of Australia (22) dive into the water for the start of the women’s individual triathlon competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.