Aug. 06, 2016, 8:57 p.m. (ET)

Team USA hit the ground running in Rio, with Ginny Thrasher winning the first gold medal awarded at the Olympic Games, the men's archery team taking silver, and swimmers adding a trio of silvers. The women's soccer team beat France 1-0, men's basketball won in dominant fashion over China, women's volleyball shut out Puerto Rico and women's field hockey topped Argentina. Recap Day 2 with these 27 photos of Team USA at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.


1) Ginny Thrasher, Shooting
Olympic champion Ginny Thrasher visits the USA House at Colegio Sao Paulo after winning gold in the women's 10-meter air rifle final on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

2) Boyd Martin, Equestrian
Boyd Martin riding Blackfoot competes in the individual dressage event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

3) U.S. Men's Archery Team
(L-R) Brady Ellison, Zach Garrett and Jake Kaminski celebrate with their silver medals after finishing second in the men's team final match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Sambodromo on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

4) Women's Rugby
Victoria Folayan is tackled in the women's rugby match between the United States and Fiji at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

5) Merrill Moses, Water Polo
Merrill Moses blocks a shot against Croatia in the men's water polo preliminary round at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

6) Courtney Hurley, Fencing
Courtney Hurley (L) in action against Yana Shemyakina (R) of Ukraine in the women'’s individual epee at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 3 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

7) Jake Gibb and Casey Patterson, Beach Volleyball
Jake Gibb (R) serves as Casey Patterson looks on at the men's beach volleyball preliminary round Pool F match against Jefferson Santos Pereira and Cherif Younousse Samba of Qatar at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Gibb and Patterson won 2-0.

8) Madison Keys, Tennis
Madison Keys serves in her match against Danka Kovinic of Montenegro in the women's first round at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Keys beat Kovinic 2-0.

9) Sam Mikulak, Gymnastics
Sam Mikulak competes on the vault in the men's gymnastics qualification at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Rio Olympic Arena on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

10) Field Hockey
Katie Bam (#16), Kelsey Kolojejchick (#7) and Katie Reinprecht (#14) react to scoring a goal as Lucina von der Heyde (#20) of Argentina looks on during the women's Pool B match between the United States and Argentina at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. The U.S. beat No. 2-ranked Argentina 2-1.

11) Carli Lloyd, Soccer
Carli Lloyd celebrates after scoring against France at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Mineirao Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The U.S. beat France 1-0.

12) Carmelo Anthony, Basketball
Carmelo Anthony goes to the basket against Jianlian Yi #11 of China in the men's preliminary round Group A match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Team USA beat China 119-62.

13) Team USA Fans
Fans hold up United States flag at the men's preliminary round Group A match between the United States and China at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

14) Gevvie Stone, Rowing
Gevvie Stone competes in the women's single sculls at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Lagoa Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

15) Taylor Phinney, Cycling
Taylor Phinney rides during the men's road race at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Fort Copacabana on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

16) U.S. Men's Four Rowing Team
(L-R) Robin Prendes, Anthony Fahden, Edward King and Tyler Nase compete in the lightweight men's four at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Lagoa Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

17) Yue Wu, Table Tennis
Yue Wu plays a women's singles table tennis first round match against  Eva Odorova of Slovakia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro Pavilion 3 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

18) Morghan King, Weightlifting
Morghan King competes in the women's 48-kg. final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro Pavilion 2 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. King finished sixth in the event.

19) U.S. Women's Soccer Team
The U.S. women's soccer team gathers before the women's Group F first-round match between the United States and France at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Mineirao Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

20) Women's Volleyball
Foluke Akinradewo spikes the ball past Stephanie Enright of Puerto Rico at the women's preliminary Pool B match between the United States and Puerto Rico at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games at Maracanzinho on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

21) Jimmy Butler and DeAndre Jordan, Basketball
Jimmy Butler and DeAndre Jordan celebrate after defeating China at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Team USA beat China 119-62.

22) Nico Hernandez, Boxing
Nico Hernandez celebrates victory over Manuel Cappai of Italy after their men's light flyweight 49 kg. preliminary bout at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro Pavilion 6 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

23) Lily Zhang, Table Tennis
Lily Zhang plays a Women's Singles second round match against Jieni Shao of Portugal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro Pavilion 3 on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. Zhang pulled off an upset, beating Shao to advance to the round of 32.

24) Chase Kalisz, Swimming
(L-R) Silver medalist Chase Kalisz , gold medal medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan and bronze medalist Daiya Seto of Japan pose at the medal ceremony for the final of the men's 400-meter individual medley at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

25) Maya DiRado, Swimming
Maya Dirado celebrates winning silver in the final of the women's 400-meter individual medley at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

26) Women's 4x100m Free, Swimming
Silver medalists Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, Dana Vollmer and Kate Ledecky pose at the medal ceremony for the final of the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.

27) Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross, Beach Volleyball
Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross celebrate a point at the women's beach volleyball preliminary round Pool C match against Mariafe Artacho del Solar and Nicole Laird of Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on Aug. 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.