Olympics: Day 1

A look at some of the highlights from the first day of the Olympics.

Olympics Day 1 - Weightlifting

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Betsi Gabriela Rivas Arteaga of Venezuela competes in the Women's 48kg Group A weightlifting on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Basketball

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Karla Costa #5 of Brazil looks to pass against Endene Miyem #5 of France and Isabelle Yacoubou #4 of France in the first half during Women's Basketball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Gymnastics - Artistic

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Japanese fans hold up signs during the Artistic Gymnastics Men's Team qualification on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Archery

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Brady Ellison of the United States looks on as he competes during the Men's Team Archery Final between the United States and Italy on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Rowing

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Mohsen Shadi Naghadeh of Islamic Republic of Iran prepares to compete in the Men's Single Sculls Heats on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on July 28, 2012 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Around the Games

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Ellice Shields arrives on day one of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Women's Football - USA v Colombia

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JULY 28: Alex Morgan of USA strikes the ball during the Women's Football first round Group G match between United States and Colombia on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Hampden Park on July 28, 2012 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Cycling - Road

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Cyclists ride down the Mall past Buckingham Palace during the Men's Road Race Road Cycling on day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Volleyball

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: United States fans cheer on their team as they take on Korea during Women's Volleyball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: (from R) Alicia Coutts and Brittany Elmslie of Australia celebrate after they won the Final of the Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Women's Football - Canada v South Africa

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Canadian fans show their support during the Women's Football first round Group F Match of the London 2012 Olympic Games between Canada and South Africa, at City of Coventry Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Beach Volleyball

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: A general view during the Women's Beach Volleyball Preliminary Round between Switzerland and Greece on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Volleyball

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Sa-Nee Kim #4 of Korea sets the ball in the second set against United States during Women's Volleyball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Queen Elizabeth II Visits Olympic Park

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: Queen Elizabeth Il meets one of the taller members of the Great Britain team during a tour of the Athletes Village on day one of the London 2012 Olympics Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by John Stillwell/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Cycling - Road

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Janez Brajkovic of Slovenia leads the breakaway group during the Men's Road Race Road Cycling on day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Gymnastics - Artistic

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Marcel Nguyen of Germany competes in the parallel bars in the Artistic Gymnastics Men's Team qualification on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Around the Games

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Members of the public wearing Union Jack clothing arrive on day one of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama supports the USA Olympic Swim team along with Summer Sanders durng the evening session of the swimming on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Around the Games

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Donna York wears Olympic sunglasses on day one of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Cycling - Road

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: British cycling fans wait for cyclists during the Men's Road Race Road Cycling on day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Beach Volleyball

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Fans enjoy the atmosphere during the Women's Beach Volleyball Preliminary Round between Switzerland and Greece on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: A technical official trys to stop Melanie Schlange of Australia climbing out of the pool to celebrates victory with team-mates Brittany Elmslie (2nd L) and Alicia Coutts after the Final of the Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Women's Football - Great Britain v Cameroon

CARDIFF, WALES - JULY 28: A GB fan looks on before the Women's Football first round Group E Match between Great Britain and Cameroon on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Millennium Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Fans cheer as Andy Murray and Jamie Murray of Great Britain play against Alexander Peya and Jurgen Melzer of Austria during their Men's Doubles Tennis match on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Andy Murray and Jamie Murray of Great Britain play against Alexander Peya and Jurgen Melzer of Austria during their Men's Doubles Tennis match on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Ryan Lochte of the United States reacts after he won the Final of the Men's 400m Individual Medley on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Women's Football - New Zealand v Brazil

CARDIFF, WALES - JULY 28: Brazil fans show their support during the Women's Football first round Group E match between New Zealand and Brazil on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Millennium Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Women's Football - Japan v Sweden

COVENTRY, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 28: A Japanese fan during the Women's Football first round Group F Match between Japan and Sweden on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at City of Coventry Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Coventry, England. (Photo by Francis Bompard/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the Final of the Men's 400m Individual Medley on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Tennis

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Anne Keothavong of Great Britain returns a shot against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their Women's Singles Tennis match on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Badminton

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Players compete in Badminton during Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Fencing

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Valentina Vezzali of Italy reacts after losing a point in her Women's Foil Individual Fencing Semi-Final match against Arianna Errigo of Italy on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Ryan Lochte of the United States celebrates with his Gold Medal during the Medal Ceremony for the Men's 400m Individual Medley on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Around the Games

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Anna Nolte and Matt Allbee pose with their painted faces on day one of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Volleyball

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Prisilla Altagracia Rivera Brens #14 of Dominican Republic returns a shot to team Italy during Women's Volleyball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Basketball

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Isabelle Yacoubou #4 of France looks on during the national anthem before playing against Brazil during Women's Basketball on Day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Basketball Arena on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Around the Games

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Members of the public wearing Union Jack clothing arrive on day one of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Sun Yang of China celebrates after he won the Final of the Men's 400m Freestyle on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Around the Games

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Members of the public arrive on day one of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Park on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Olympics Day 1 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: (L-R) Silver medalist Thiago Pereira of Brazil, Gold medalist Ryan Lochte of the United States and Bronze medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan celebrate with their medals during the Medal Ceremony for the Men's 400m Individual Medley on Day One of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 28, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)