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Women's 3×3, Katie Ledecky Wins 1st Golds: Tokyo Olympics Day 5 in Pictures

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Tokyo Olympics 3×3 Basketball Women's Stefanie Dolson
Tokyo Olympics 3×3 Basketball Women's Stefanie Dolson
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Team USA made history on the fifth day of the Olympics with the women’s 3×3 basketball team winning gold against the ROC. Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young won the first gold medal ever as a team for the category.

Katie Ledecky also became the first ever gold medalist for the 1500m freestyle swimming category, making it her sixth Olympic gold.

See top moments from the fifth day out of Tokyo in photos, and read more about all Day 5 happenings here.

 

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From left: Members of Team USA Kelsey Plum, Jacquelyn Young, Stefanie Dolson and Allisha Gray pose with their gold medals during the awards ceremony for women's 3-on-3 basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. They became the first Olympians to win a gold medal in the women's 3x3 basketball category.(1 of 16) From left: Members of Team USA Kelsey Plum, Jacquelyn Young, Stefanie Dolson and Allisha Gray pose with their gold medals during the awards ceremony for women’s 3-on-3 basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. They became the first team to win a gold medal in the women’s 3×3 basketball category.Gold medalists Team Latvia and Team USA, Silver medalists Team ROC and Team ROC, and Bronze medalists Team Serbia and Team China pose with their medals in the 3x3 Basketball competition on day five of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on July 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.(2 of 16) Gold medalists Team Latvia and Team USA, Silver medalists Team ROC and Team ROC, and Bronze medalists Team Serbia and Team China pose with their medals in the 3×3 Basketball competition on day five of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Aomi Urban Sports Park on July 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. United States' Stefanie Dolson, top, celebrates with teammates Jacquelyn Young, left, Kelsey Plum and Allisha Gray, right, after defeating Russian Olympic Committee in a women's 3-on-3 gold medal basketball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(3 of 16) United States’ Stefanie Dolson, top, celebrates with teammates Jacquelyn Young, left, Kelsey Plum and Allisha Gray, right, after defeating Russian Olympic Committee in a women’s 3-on-3 gold medal basketball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Katie Ledecky, of the United States, reacts after winning the women's 1500-meters freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(4 of 16) Katie Ledecky, of the United States, reacts after winning the women’s 1500-meters freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Michael Andrew of the United States swims in the men's 200-meter individual medley at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(5 of 16) Michael Andrew of the United States swims in the men’s 200-meter individual medley at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.United States' Damian Lillard (6) shoots over Iran's Mohammadsina Vahedi (3) during a men's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (6 of 16) United States’ Damian Lillard (6) shoots over Iran’s Mohammadsina Vahedi (3) during a men’s basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. Team USA won 120-66 against Iran.Daiki Hashimoto, of Japan, performs on the pommel horse during the artistic gymnastic men's all-around final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo.(7 of 16) Daiki Hashimoto, of Japan, performs on the pommel horse during the artistic gymnastic men’s all-around final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo. Hashimoto won gold for the individual all-around category, making Japan the three-time defending champion for the category.Tatjana Schoenmaker of Team South Africa celebrates after she broke the Olympic record in the Women's 200m Breaststroke at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.(8 of 16) Tatjana Schoenmaker of Team South Africa celebrates after she broke the Olympic record in the Women’s 200m Breaststroke at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.Gold medalist Yui Ohashi, centre, of Japan, stands with silver medalist Alex Walsh of the United States and bronze medalist Kate Douglass, right, of the United States, right, after the women's 200-meter individual medley final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(9 of 16) Gold medalist Yui Ohashi, centre, of Japan, stands with silver medalist Alex Walsh of the United States and bronze medalist Kate Douglass, right, of the United States, right, after the women’s 200-meter individual medley final at the 2020 Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Russian Olympic Committee's Imam Khataev delivers a punch to Kazakhstan's Bekzad Nurdauletov during the men's light heavyweight 81-kg preliminaries boxing match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(10 of 16) Russian Olympic Committee’s Imam Khataev delivers a punch to Kazakhstan’s Bekzad Nurdauletov during the men’s light heavyweight 81-kg preliminaries boxing match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. United States' team players celebrate a point during a men's volleyball preliminary round pool B match between United States and Tunisia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(11 of 16) Team USA celebrates a point during a men’s volleyball preliminary round pool B match between United States and Tunisia at the 2020 Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.Nikita Nagornyy, of the Russian Olympic Committee, performs on the floor during the artistic gymnastic men's all-around final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo.(12 of 16) Nikita Nagornyy, of the Russian Olympic Committee, performs on the floor during the artistic gymnastic men’s all-around final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo.Branco du Preez of South Africa and Brett Thompson of USA battle for the ball during the Rugby Pool C match between South Africa and United States on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 27, 2021 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.(13 of 16) Branco du Preez of South Africa and Brett Thompson of USA battle for the ball during the Rugby Pool C match between South Africa and United States on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 27, 2021, in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.Steve Tomasin of Team United States makes a break during the Rugby Sevens Men's Placing 5-8 match between Canada and United States on day five of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 28, 2021 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.(14 of 16) Steve Tomasin of Team United States makes a break during the Rugby Sevens Men’s Placing 5-8 match between Canada and United States on day five of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Stadium on July 28, 2021, in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.Tri Bourne, of the United States, returns a shot during a men's beach volleyball match against Switzerland at the 2020 Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(15 of 16) Tri Bourne, of the United States, returns a shot during a men’s beach volleyball match against Switzerland at the 2020 Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Jacob Gibb, top left, of the United States, takes a shot as Adrian Heidrich, of Switzerland, defends during a men's beach volleyball match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(16 of 16) Jacob Gibb, top left, of the United States, takes a shot as Adrian Heidrich, of Switzerland, defends during a men’s beach volleyball match at the 2020 Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.