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Here's The Olympic Medal Count After Day 1

After Friday's star-studded opening ceremony, the Rio 2016 Olympics kicked off on Saturday with action and a bit more drama than expected.

The United States earned the first gold medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics when 19-year-old Ginny Thrasher won the women's 10-meter air rifle event. The U.S. also grabbed a silver medal in archery, as the men's team came second to South Korea.

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— U.S. Olympic Team (@TeamUSA)

GOLD! 🏅@USAShooting’s Ginny Thrasher brings home the FIRST MEDAL for #TeamUSA! pic.twitter.com/7tapXWOxPI

— Team USA (@TeamUSA) August 6, 2016

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Thirty-eight medals were awarded after day one. The United States, Japan and China, unsurprisingly, all boast five medals. 

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Medal rankings, however, are judged not by the total number of earned awards but their relative value (gold, silver or bronze). According to that official system, the top five countries so far: Australia, Hungary, the United States, South Korea and Japan. Australia comes in on top after day one with two silver medals from swimming and a bronze in archery. Mack Horton controversially finished first in the men's 400m freestyle with a 3:41.55 finish. The women's 4x100m freestyle relay team also received gold with a 3:30.65 finish, just beating the US. The men's archery team also won bronze. Hungary grabbed a gold in fencing thanks to Emese Szász in individual épée. Katinka Hosszú, with a 4:26.36 finish time, just passed the US's Madeline Dorado to win gold in women's 400m individual medley event.

United States has only won a single gold medal so far out of the five but continues to impress.

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Thrasher finished with a score of 208 to earn gold in the 10m air rifle, the first gold medal of the Olympic Games. In the men's archery final, Zachary Garrett, Brady Ellison and Jake Kaminsky was unable to defeat South Korea but won the silver. The US put in a strong showing in the Olympic pool, winning three silvers. The winners were: Chase Kalisz (4:06.25) in the men's 400m individual medley, Dorado (4:31.15) in the women's 400m individual medley and the women's 4x100m freestyle relay team (3:31.89).

The men's archery team from South Korea earned gold against the US team and Ami Kondo won bronze in the women's 48 kg contest.

Japan, tying the US with five medals, earned two medals each in judo (two bronze) and swimming (one gold, one bronze) and one bronze medal in weightlifting.

Day 2 of the Rio Olympics has already started. Beach volleyball, gymnastics, tennis, and women's rugby sevens are the main events to check out today.