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In photos: Olympic Games highlights from day 6 in Tokyo

There's been plenty of Olympics drama as the Tokyo Games enters a sixth day on Thursday.

The big picture: The biggest shock was in the women's 4x200-meter freestyle relay, when China's swimming team won gold in record time. Katie Ledecky helped close the gap to give the U.S. silver. Team USA grabbed two more swimming gold medals, when Caeleb Dressel won the men's 100m freestyle and Bobby Finke triumphed in the first men's Olympic 800m freestyle.


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Madelynn Ann Bernau of Team USA during the trap women's qualification at Asaka Shooting Range on July 29 in Asaka, Saitama. Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
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Luka Doncic, #77 of Team Slovenia and the Dallas Mavericks, in the men's preliminary round group C basketball match between Slovenia and Japan at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on July 29. Photo: Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images
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The start of the record-setting women's 4x200m freestyle relay final at the Tokyo Games July 29. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
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Italy's fencing team warms up before their match against France in the Tokyo Games women's foil team semifinal at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, on July 29. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images
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Team USA's Connor Fields (L) cycles ahead in the Olympic BMX racing men's quarter-finals at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on July 29. Photo: Loic Venance/AFP via Getty Images
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Japan's Mima Ito serves to China's Sun Yingsha during their women's singles semifinals table tennis game at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on July 29. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images
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Argentina's Nicolas Capogrosso (L) blocks a shot by USA's Nicholas Lucena in their men's preliminary beach volleyball game at Shiokaze Park in Tokyo on July 29. Photo: Yuri Cortez/AFP via Getty Images
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Abbie Brown of Team Great Britain scoring a try in the Rugby Seven match against the Russian Olympic Committee at Tokyo Stadium on July 29. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

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