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Recapping the first week of the Tokyo Olympics

It has been an epic first week at the Tokyo Olympics! From Tunisian swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui’s shocking win, to the Philippines earning their first-ever Olympic gold medal in the women’s weightlifting – we’ve had our fair share of iconic moments. We can’t wait to see what’s to come next week! Here are some stand-out results in swimming and gymnastics this week. Women’s 1500m Freestyle: Katie Ledecky wins Gold 24-year-old Katie Ledecky bagged a Gold medal in the 1500m women’s freestyle in swimming. The event joined the women’s Olympic program for the first time ever, though the men have competed in it since 1904. As impressive as her win was, it wasn’t just the fact that she had won Gold. What stood out was how she managed to do it after an exhausting 48-hour period in which she swam 4,000 meters over six races! Men’s Artistic Gymnastics: Japan comes out on…

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