Tokyo Updates: USA Looks for First Medal, Biles and Skateboarding to Debut

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The United States is inactive looking for its archetypal medal arsenic skateboarding makes its Olympic debut and Simone Biles starts her quest for much Olympic gold.

Stay up-to-date connected however the contention unfolds connected Day 2 successful Tokyo, and tune successful to NBC's primetime sum of the Games:

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Team USA Still Waiting for First Medal of Tokyo Games

Despite a fewer adjacent losses, Team USA finished Day 1 of Olympic contention successful Tokyo with nary medals … for the archetypal clip since 1972.

After winning the archetypal golden medal of the Games, China presently leads the mode successful the medal number with 2 golds and a bronze. Host state Japan secured its archetypal golden successful judo and besides added a silver, portion Italy besides has a golden and metallic nether its belt.

As we caput into a engaged Day 2, the United States has plentifulness of clip to marque up for its dilatory commencement soon.

Skateboarding Set to Make Olympic Debut

Next up connected the database of caller Olympic events debuting successful Tokyo: skateboarding.

The men's contention heats statesman astatine 8 p.m. ET connected Saturday, and finals are acceptable for 11:30 p.m. ET.

Team USA has a existent accidental to medal successful skateboarding. Nyjah Huston, a 16-time X Games victor and six-time satellite skateboarding champion, volition anticipation to adhd Olympic medalist to his awesome resume.

Simone Biles Will Start Tokyo Competition connected Quest to Break Some Records

The clip has travel for the GOAT to marque her Tokyo debut. Simone Biles volition instrumentality halfway signifier arsenic the women's gymnastics contention kicks disconnected with the qualifying round.

Biles volition participate the contention aboriginal Sunday greeting connected a quest to adhd immoderate records to her spectacular database of accomplishments.

And determination are plentifulness of records for Biles to break: astir golden medals by a U.S. pistillate (topping the 8 held by American swimmer Jenny Thompson), the grounds for idiosyncratic golden successful gymnastics (topping Czech gymnast Vera Caslavska) and she could necktie Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina for astir golden medals for a pistillate jock with nine.

Check backmost successful aboriginal for much sum of Day 2 astatine the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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