Best of Team USA in incredible images from Tokyo Games

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Stellar performances

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Team USA came home with a trove of medals—gold, silver and bronze. What we learned from these Olympics is it doesn't matter the color of your award, each one is absolutely priceless. A the 2020 Tokyo Olympics comes to a close, let's take look at some of the most inspirational and emotional moments for Team USA.

Javianne Oliver competes in the women's 4x100m relay final

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Bronze medalist Allyson Felix (USA) reacts after the women's 400m final

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Allyson Felix celebrates winning the bronze medal with Quanera Hayes

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Paul Chelimo falls across the finish line to win the bronze medal in the men's 5000m fina

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Bronze medalist Paul Chelimo falls at the finish line in the men's 5000m final

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Gable Dan Steveson scores points against Geno Petriashvili (GEO)

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Gable Dan Steveson does a backflip

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USA reacts after beating Serbia in the semifinals

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Garrett Scantling congratulates Ashley Moloney (AUS) on winning the bronze medal in the men's decathlon

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Kate Nageotte celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's pole vault fina

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David Morris Taylor III celebrates after defeating Hassan Yazdanicharati (IRI)

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April Ross, right, and teammate Alix Klineman, celebrate a plaa

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Megan Rapinoe (15) celebrates with Team United States midfielder Lindsey Horan (9) after scoring a goal against Australia

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Nevin Harrison reacts after winning the gold medal in the women's canoe single 200m final

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Simone Biles on the balance beam

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Robert Finke after winning the gold medal in the men's 1500-meter freestyle final

Robert Finke, of United States, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 1500-meter freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Caeleb Dressel (USA) during the men's 100m freestyle final

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Dressel celebrates after winning the men's 100m freestyle final

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Katie Ledecky (USA) in the women's 200m freestyle final

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Bowen Becker (USA), Blake Pieroni (USA) and Caeleb Dressel (USA) celebrate after winning the men's 4x100m freestyle relay final

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Simone Biles (USA) celebrates winning the bronze medal on the balance beam

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Suni Lee (USA) waves to US Team in the stands in the women's gymnastics individual all-around final

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Simone Biles (USA) reacts after pulling out of the women's team final

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Suni Lee (USA) competes on the floor in the women's team final

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Lee poses with her gold medal after winning the women's gymnastics individual all-around final

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Lee on the balance beam

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Jade Carey (USA) competes on the floor in the women's gymnastics individual all-around final

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Xander Schauffele holds his gold medal in the men's golf event

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Left fielder Janette Reed (left) hugs shortstop Delaney Spaulding (right) after their loss to Japan in the gold medal game

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United States' Cat Osterman pitches during the softball game against Italy

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Zion Wright (USA) in the men's skateboarding park prelims

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Brittney Griner (15) pulls down a rebound against Team Serbia during the first half of a Women's Basketball Semifinals game

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Joe Kovacs (USA) competes in the men's shot put final

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Raven Saunders (USA) before the women's shot put final

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Saunders celebrates after her second place finish in the final

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Kate Nageotte (USA) wins the gold medal in the women's pole vault final

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Team United States guard Diana Taurasi passes the ball

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Allyson Felix runs her relay leg with a purpose

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Allyson Felix (USA) hands to Dalilah Muhammad (USA) in the women's 4x400

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Allyson Felix beams after her record 11th medal

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Jessica Springsteen and Team USA take silver in the Team Equestrian

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Kevin Durant was the man for Team USA in Tokyo

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Gregg Popovich urges Team USA to win the gold

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Kevin Durant is all fired up after his third Olympic gold

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