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5 to Watch: U.S. Gymnastics, Softball Settle for Silver; USWNT, Lloyd Advance

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The women of Team USA took center stage Monday night into Tuesday morning at the Tokyo Olympics.

The GOAT herself, Simone Biles, was looking to lead U.S. women's gymnastics to another all-around team gold. But, she left after struggling on her vault and her team came up short in the final.

The U.S. women's softball team was guaranteed a medal, but it was only silver after losing to Japan.

The U.S. Women's National Team, led by Megan Rapinoe and New Jersey's Carli Lloyd, advanced by drawing with Australia in soccer.

Plus, a triathlete with ties to the Philadelphia region made a good showing in triathlon.

Here are 5 to Watch in Tokyo, and how to watch all the action.

USA Gymnastics wins silver without Biles

The U.S. gymnastics team took silver in the women's team event after Simone Biles withdrew from the competition after the first event.

According to a statement from USA Gymnastics, Biles withdrew due to a medical issue. The organization said she will be assessed daily to determine medical clearance for future competitions. Biles' coach wrote to NBC after Biles' exit, "Physically she is fine. But she is done for the night."

Despite entering the final event down by less than a point, the United States could not catch the ROC, who took control in the floor routine, finishing with a final total of 169.528 and winning gold. The United States finished behind the Russians with a score of 166.096.

You can watch the competition again as part of NBC10's primetime Olympics coverage.

NJ's Carli Lloyd, USWNT wrap up group play with draw against Australia

The U.S. women’s national soccer team got a much-needed victory over New Zealand on Saturday following a stunning defeat against Sweden to begin the tournament. Now, New Jersey native Carli Lloyd, fellow Garden Stater Tobin Heath, Julie Ertz, Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan and Co. have advanced.

The United States women’s soccer team is headed to the quarterfinals, after tying Australia 0-0 in their final game of group play

With the tie, the United States finished second in Group G, going 1-1-1 in its three group games. It won the tiebreaker over Australia based on goal differential, with the United States’ goal differential of 2 better than Australia's -1. Sweden finishes as the top team in the group and also will advance.

In the first half, it had appeared as though the United States had struck first. About 30 minutes into the match, Alex Morgan headed the ball past Australian goalkeeper Teagan Micah for an apparent goal.

However, it went to video review and it was determined that Morgan was offside and it was ruled a no goal. Neither team would find the back of the goal, as Alyssa Naeher stopped the two shots she faced for the U.S. and Micah made four saves for Australia. 

While Australians have to wait and see if they will advance as one of the two No. 3 seeds that move on, the United States is set to play in the quarterfinals. Those begin on Friday, July 30.

The U.S. women’s soccer team advanced to the quarterfinals after tying with Australia 0-0. The quarterfinals are scheduled to begin July 30.

Japan exacts revenge on Team USA in softball gold medal game

After a walk-off win against Japan on Sunday, Team USA once again faced the host nation in the softball gold medal game Tuesday. But, this time the result was different.

The U.S. women’s softball team lost 2-0 to Japan.

Team USA hit into a double play to end the sixth inning and stranded two runners in their last time threatening.

Japan, which won gold at the 2008 Olympics, will remain the champ until at least 2028 as softball won't be played at the 2024 Olympics.

Lydia Jacoby's Stunning Gold Leads 4-Medal Pool Haul

American Lydia Jacoby pulled a huge upset over the highly favored Lilly King in the 100m breaststroke. Jacoby won the gold in 1:04.95. King, the defending Olympic champion, was half a second behind. Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa captured the silver.

Lydia Jacoby won gold in the 100m breaststroke while teammate Lilly King took home the bronze medal.

Ryan Murphy finished third in the men’s 100m backstroke, not able to follow up his gold medal in Rio. His time was 52.19.

“Being third in the world is no shame, but obviously you want to go out and win, Murphy said. "That was the best I had today. Hats off to the Russian guys, who did great.”

Ryan Murphy finished third in the men's 100m backstroke, taking home the bronze medal.

ROC swimmers Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov came in first and second.

Regan Smith came in third in the women’s 100m backstroke with a time of 58.05. Kaylee McKeown of Australia won the gold and set a new Olympic record of 57.47.

Regan Smith of Team USA claimed bronze in the women’s 100m backstroke on Monday, while Australia’s Kaylee McKeown won gold and set a new Olympic record.

The other American, Rhyan White, finished fourth.

After winning the bronze in the 400m freestyle, Kieran Smith couldn’t follow it up with another medal, finishing sixth in 1:45.12. British swimmers Dean Thomas and Duncan Scott finished 1-2, and Fernando Scheffer of Brazil won the bronze.

Villanova alum Summer Rappaport swims, bikes and runs in triathlon

Summer Rappaport's journey to the Tokyo Olympics included an impressive collegiate career at Villanova University where she swam and did cross-country. She has since added biking to resume to round out her triathlon skills.

The Colorado native competed in her first Games Monday night as the women dove in for a 1,500m swim, 40km bike ride and 10km run.

She ended up finishing in 14th. Fellow American Katie Zaferes finished in third to earn a bronze medal while Taylor Knibb finished in 16th.

Bermuda's Flora Duffy won gold, posting a time of 1:55:36. It is Bermuda's first Olympic triathlon medal, won by Duffy in her final Olympic appearance. Great Britain's Georgia Taylor-Brown won silver in her Olympic debut.

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