Olympics firsts: These athletes are making history at the Tokyo Games

Olympics firsts: These athletes are making history at the Tokyo Games

7/28/2021 5:40:00 AM

Olympics firsts: These athletes are making history at the Tokyo Games

They're not just winning gold - they're first in history to make their mark.

will be the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympics’ 125-year history, even though the Olympics started allowing trans athletes in 2004.Anna Kiesenhofer of Austria won the women's road race to capture her nation's first Olympic cycling gold medal in 125 years.

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TheU.S. men's basketball teamlost to France, its first loss since 2004.Uta Abe of Tokyo competes against Amandine Buchard in Judo during the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games on July 25, 2021 in Tokyo.Vincent Kalut / Photonews / Getty ImagesJapan’sAbe Uta and older brother Abe Hifumi

became the first brother and sister to win golds at the same Games, in judo.For the first time since 1972, the U.S. did not win a medal on the first day of the Olympic Games.South Korea won the first medal in mixed team archery, another new event at the Games. headtopics.com

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First Openly Transgender Olympians Are Competing In TokyoCanadian soccer player Quinn became the first openly transgender athlete to participate in the Olympics. 🙄🐂💩 I am a little confused. I thought Laurel Hubbard was the first So weird to be confused about your gender, when your whole career is about sports… where gender actually matters. 🤔

Basketball-Japan's women overcome France for first Tokyo winJapan overcame France 74-70 with a tenacious defensive display and ruthless three-point shooting to take their first game of the Tokyo Olympics women's basketball tournament on Tuesday.

Hidilyn Diaz wins Philippines' first Olympic gold medal with weightliftingWeightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history becoming the first athlete from the Philippines to win gold at the Tokyo2020 Olympics. KevinHart4real kev im gay wanna smash bruh? Cheers from Red Deer ♥️🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 We waited 97 years for this 🇵🇭🥇

100 American athletes at the Tokyo Olympics are unvaccinated, team doctor says83% of U.S. athletes at the Tokyo Olympics have been vaccinated, much higher than the national rate in the United States. good luck VaxUPBitches! DON'T be an AntiScienceAHole! Embarrassing

Finally, Paralympic Athletes Will Earn the Same Pay For Medals as Their Olympic CounterpartsThe Tokyo Olympics will finally provide long-awaited recognition to Paralympic athletes by paying Paralympians the same as Olympians for medals.