Rio 2016 gold medal winners: Day 1

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Athletes from around the globe have traveled to Rio with the universal goal to win a gold medal. Check out the gold medalists from day 1 of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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<p>Kosuke Hagino of Japan celebrates winning gold in the Final of the Men’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 Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) </p>
Kosuke Hagino | Japan | Swimming

Kosuke Hagino of Japan celebrates winning gold in the Final of the Men’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 Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

<p>Katinka Hosszu of Hungary leads the pack 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>
Katinka Hosszu | Hungary | Swimming

Katinka Hosszu of Hungary leads the pack 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>Emma McKeon, Brittany Elmslie, Bronte Campbell and Cate Campbell of Australia celebrate winning gold and a new world record in the Final of the Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 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 Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) </p>
Emma McKeon, Brittany Elmslie, Bronte Campbell and Cate Campbell | Australia | Swimming

Emma McKeon, Brittany Elmslie, Bronte Campbell and Cate Campbell of Australia celebrate winning gold and a new world record in the Final of the Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 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 Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

<p>Sopita Tanasan of Thailand competes in the Women’s 48kg Group A Final on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 2 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images) </p>
Sopita Tanasan | Thailand | Weightlifting

Sopita Tanasan of Thailand competes in the Women’s 48kg Group A Final on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro – Pavilion 2 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

<p>Greg van Avermaet of Belgium leads the peloton during the Men’s Road Race on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Fort Copacabana on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) </p>
Greg Van Avermaet | Germany | Cycling

Greg van Avermaet of Belgium leads the peloton during the Men’s Road Race on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Fort Copacabana on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

<p>Gold medalist Mack Horton of Australia poses during the medal ceremony for the Final of the Men’s 400m Freestyle 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 Adam Pretty/Getty Images) </p>
Mack Horton | Australia | Swimming

Gold medalist Mack Horton of Australia poses during the medal ceremony for the Final of the Men’s 400m Freestyle 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 Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

<p>Emese Szasz, (right), Hungary defeating Rossella Fiamingo, Italy, to win the gold medal during the Women’s Épée Individual Final at Carioca Arena 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images) </p>
Emese Szasz | Hungary | Fencing

Emese Szasz, (right), Hungary defeating Rossella Fiamingo, Italy, to win the gold medal during the Women’s Épée Individual Final at Carioca Arena 3 on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

<p>Paula Pareto of Argentina (white) competes against Irina Dolgova of Russia in the Women’s -48 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>
Paula Pareto | Argentina | Judo

Paula Pareto of Argentina (white) competes against Irina Dolgova of Russia in the Women’s -48 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>(L-R) Li Du of China with silver, Virginia Thrasher of the United States with gold and Siling Yi of China with bronze pose on the podium following the Women’s 10m Air Rifle on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) </p>
Virginia Thrasher | USA | Shooting

(L-R) Li Du of China with silver, Virginia Thrasher of the United States with gold and Siling Yi of China with bronze pose on the podium following the Women’s 10m Air Rifle on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

<p>Beslan Mudranov of Russia (white) consoles Yeldos Smetov of Kazakhstan after defeating him in the Men’s -60 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>
Beslan Mudranov | Russia | Judo

Beslan Mudranov of Russia (white) consoles Yeldos Smetov of Kazakhstan after defeating him in the Men’s -60 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>(L-R) Woojin Kim, Seungyun Lee and Bonchan Ku of Korea celebrate defeating the United States during the Men’s Team Final match on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Sambodromo on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images) </p>
Kim Woo-jin, Ku Bon-chan, Lee Seung-yun | South Korea | Archery

(L-R) Woojin Kim, Seungyun Lee and Bonchan Ku of Korea celebrate defeating the United States during the Men’s Team Final match on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Sambodromo on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

<p>Xuan Vinh Hoang of Vietnam gestures prior to competing in the 10m Air Pistol Men’s Finals on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) </p>
Hoang Xuan Vinh | Vietnam | Shooting

Xuan Vinh Hoang of Vietnam gestures prior to competing in the 10m Air Pistol Men’s Finals on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

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