Olympic photos of the day - Aug. 6, 2016

Amber Matsumoto

The wait is over and the Summer Olympics are finally here. Check out the best photos coming out of Rio.

<p>A general view of the action during the Women’s Individual Epee: round of 32 on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) </p>
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A general view of the action during the Women’s Individual Epee: round of 32 on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

<p>A general view as the sun sets on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images) </p>
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A general view as the sun sets on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

<p>Chenglong Zhang of China vaults during the Artistic Gymnastics Men’s Team qualification on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) </p>
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Chenglong Zhang of China vaults during the Artistic Gymnastics Men’s Team qualification on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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<p>Feng Chen of Singapore plays a Men’s singles first round match against Benedek Olah of Finland on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) </p>
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Feng Chen of Singapore plays a Men’s singles first round match against Benedek Olah of Finland on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

<p>Fabiana of Brazil jumps for the ball while Fridolina Rolfo of Sweden looks on during the Women’s Group E first round match between Brazil and Sweden on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images) </p>
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Fabiana of Brazil jumps for the ball while Fridolina Rolfo of Sweden looks on during the Women’s Group E first round match between Brazil and Sweden on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

<p>Katinka Hosszu of Hungary competes in heat five of the Women’s 400m Individual Medley on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) </p>
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Katinka Hosszu of Hungary competes in heat five of the Women’s 400m Individual Medley on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

<p>Tobias Englmaier of Germany competes against Francisco Garrigos of Spain in the Men’s -60 kg Judo on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
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Tobias Englmaier of Germany competes against Francisco Garrigos of Spain in the Men’s -60 kg Judo on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Connor Jaeger of the USA competes in the Men’s 400m Freestyle Heats on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images) </p>
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Connor Jaeger of the USA competes in the Men’s 400m Freestyle Heats on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janerio, Brazil. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

<p>Carin Stromberg of Sweden is blocked as she fires in a shot during the Sweden v Argentina Women’s Handball match on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Future Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images) </p>
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Carin Stromberg of Sweden is blocked as she fires in a shot during the Sweden v Argentina Women’s Handball match on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Future Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

<p>Paula Pareto of Argentina (blue) competes against Bokyeong Jeong of Korea in the Women’s -48 kg Gold Medal contest on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) </p>
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Paula Pareto of Argentina (blue) competes against Bokyeong Jeong of Korea in the Women’s -48 kg Gold Medal contest on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 2 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

<p>Cameroon’s Simplice Fotsala, right, fights Britain’s Galal Yafai during a men’s light flyweight 49-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) </p>
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Cameroon’s Simplice Fotsala, right, fights Britain’s Galal Yafai during a men’s light flyweight 49-kg preliminary boxing match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

<p>Members of the Australian synchronized swimming team take part in a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) </p>
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Members of the Australian synchronized swimming team take part in a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

<p>Brazil fans watch their women’s team of Barbara Seixas and Agatha Bednarczuk defeat the Czech Republic in a pool play match on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, on Copacabana, in the beach volleyball arena, during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images) </p>
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Brazil fans watch their women’s team of Barbara Seixas and Agatha Bednarczuk defeat the Czech Republic in a pool play match on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, on Copacabana, in the beach volleyball arena, during the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)

<p>Germany goalkeeper Almuth Schult grabs the ball against Australia’s Clare Polkinghorne during a group F match of the women’s Olympic football tournament between Germany and Australia in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine) </p>
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Germany goalkeeper Almuth Schult grabs the ball against Australia’s Clare Polkinghorne during a group F match of the women’s Olympic football tournament between Germany and Australia in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Nelson Antoine)

<p>Lyubov Shutova of Russia (R) in action against Man Wai Vivian Kong (L) of China during the Women’s Individual Epee: round of 32 on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) </p>
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Lyubov Shutova of Russia (R) in action against Man Wai Vivian Kong (L) of China during the Women’s Individual Epee: round of 32 on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

<p>4 locations: The Games will be held across four locations: Copacabana Beach, Barra – the Olympic Park; Deodoro – Equestrian Center, and Maracana Stadium. Photo – Getty </p>
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4 locations: The Games will be held across four locations: Copacabana Beach, Barra – the Olympic Park; Deodoro – Equestrian Center, and Maracana Stadium. Photo – Getty

<p>Neda Shahsavari of the Islamic Republic of Iran plays a Women’s Singles first round match against Alexandra Privalova of Belarus on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) </p>
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Neda Shahsavari of the Islamic Republic of Iran plays a Women’s Singles first round match against Alexandra Privalova of Belarus on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

<p>The Olympics Rings at sun rise on Copabana Beach on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) </p>
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The Olympics Rings at sun rise on Copabana Beach on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

<p>Adam Peaty of Great Britain competes in heat six of the Men’s 100m Breaststroke on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) </p>
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Adam Peaty of Great Britain competes in heat six of the Men’s 100m Breaststroke on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

<p>People take photographs in front of the Olympic flame outside the Candelaria Church on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. People visited the flame on the opening day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games starting seventeen days of competition. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images) </p>
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People take photographs in front of the Olympic flame outside the Candelaria Church on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. People visited the flame on the opening day of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games starting seventeen days of competition. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

<p>Malaysia’s Pandelela Rinong prepares to dive during a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) </p>
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Malaysia’s Pandelela Rinong prepares to dive during a training session at the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

<p>Brazilian players celebrate their victory at the end of the women’s preliminaries Group A handball match Norway vs Brazil on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Future Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) </p>
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Brazilian players celebrate their victory at the end of the women’s preliminaries Group A handball match Norway vs Brazil on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Future Arena on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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