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OLYMPICS HIGHLIGHTS: USWNT routs New Zealand 6-1 for first win of Tokyo Games

Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 12:03 PM EDT|Updated: 16 hours ago
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TOKYO, Japan (NBC) – Here’s a look at the major Olympic highlights from Friday’s opening ceremony.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

After stunningly losing 3-0 to Sweden in their first match in Japan, the U.S. Women’s National Team rebounded with a six-goal performance against New Zealand.

SWIMMING

Michael Andrew took care of business in his long-awaited Olympics debut, winning his heat and advancing to the next round in the 100m breaststroke with a time of 58.62.

American Emma Weyant qualified as the top seed to the women’s 400m IM final by nearly two seconds. In her heat, she blew past a combined eight Olympic medals in swimming icons Katinka Hosszu and Mireia Belmonte.

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