Updated Jul 26, 2021 - Sports

In photos: Tokyo Olympics day 3 highlights

Team United States celebrate after winning gold in the men's 4x100 meter freestyle relay on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Team USA's Caleb Dressel, Bowen Becker and Blake Pieroni of Team USA celebrate after winning gold in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26, 2021 in Japan. Photo: Abbie Parr/Getty Images

There was plenty of Olympics action on day three of the Tokyo Games Monday.

The big picture: Highlights for the U.S. included Caeleb Dressel leading Team USA to Olympic gold in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay and Regan Smith setting a new swimming record. Outside U.S. success, Japan's Momiji Nishiya, 13, won the inaugural Olympic women's skateboarding gold — one of the Games' youngest ever winners.

Luka Doncic #77 of Team Slovenia grabs a rebound against Argentina during the first half on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Saitama Super Arena on July 26, 2021 in Saitama, Japan.
Luka Doncic #77, of Team Slovenia and the Dallas Mavericks, grabs a rebound on July 26 against Argentina during the first half of their game at Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Doncic scored 31 points in the first-half alone. Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
 Romania's Sonia Ursu (L) fights for the ball with Mongolia's Khulan Onolbaatar at the women's 3x3 basketball match between Mongolia and Romania at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo, on July 26
Romania's Sonia Ursu (L) fights for the ball with Mongolia's Khulan Onolbaatar during the women's first round 3x3 basketball match between Mongolia and Romania at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on July 26. Photo: Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images
France's Enzo Lefort (L) compete against Japan's Toshiya Saito in the mens individual foil qualifying bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
France's Enzo Lefort (L) competes against Japan's Toshiya Saito in the men's individual foil qualifying bout at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan, on July 26. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images
American pitcher Ally Carda as Team USA  takes on Japan at Yokohama Baseball Stadium in the final game of pool play on Monday..
American pitcher Ally Carda as Team USA takes on Japan at Yokohama Baseball Stadium in the final game of pool play on July 26. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
 Japan pitcher Yamato Fujita as the US takes on Japan at Yokohama Baseball Stadium in the final game of pool play Monday..
Japan's pitcher Yamato Fujita during the July 26 game with the U.S. Both teams have already clinched a spot in the gold medal game that's scheduled for Tuesday, Axios' Ina Fried reports. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Norway's Richard Andre Ordemann (Blue) and Jordan's Saleh Elsharabaty (Red) compete in the taekwondo men's -80kg elimination round in Tokyo at the Olympics
Norway's Richard Andre Ordemann (Blue) and Jordan's Saleh Elsharabaty compete in the taekwondo men's 80kg elimination round bout during the Tokyo Games at the Makuhari Messe Hall on July 26. Photo: Javier Soriano/AFP via Getty Images
Ariarne Titmus of Team Australia and Katie Ledecky of Team USA react after competing in the Olympic Women's 400m Freestyle Final in Japan
Australia's Ariarne Titmus and Team USA's Katie Ledecky react after winning the gold and silver medals, respectively, in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26. Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images
Belgium's Thibaut Vervoort (R) fights for the ball with China's Hu Jinqiu during the men's first round 3x3 basketball match between Belgium and China  in Tokyo, on July 26
Belgium's Thibaut Vervoort (R) fights for the ball with China's Hu Jinqiu during the men's first round 3x3 basketball match between Belgium and China at the Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo on July 26. Photo: Andrej Isakovic/AFP via Getty Images
Momiji Nishiya of Team Japan competes during the Women's Street Final on day three of the Tokyo Olympic Games at Ariake Urban Sports Park on July 26
Japan's Momiji Nishiya, 13, competes during the inaugural Women's Street Final at Ariake Urban Sports Park ahead of winning gold on July 26. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Regan Smith of Team USA competes in the Women's 100m Backstroke Semifinal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26, in Japan
Team USA's Regan Smith on her way to setting a new Women's 100m backstroke record time of 57.86 in the semifinal at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 26. Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Argentina's centre back Diego Simonet (C) is challenged in the men's Preliminary Round Group A handball match between Argentina and Germany at the Tokyo Games
Argentina'sDiego Simonet (C) is challenged during the men's Preliminary Round Group A handball match between Argentina and Germanyat the Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo on July 26. Photo: Martin Bernetti/AFP via Getty Images
Slovakia's Yang Wang competes against Australia's Dave Powell during his men's singles round 2 table tennis match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on July 26
Slovakia's Yang Wang competes against Australia's Dave Powell during his men's singles round 2 table tennis match at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium during the Games on July 26. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images
Axios' Ina Fried's view from inside the gymnastics center:
The men's gymnastic team final
Inside the Ariake Gymnastics Center ahead of the men's team final. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Men's gymnastic team final
Yul Moldauer performs on the rings in the men's team final on Monday. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
U.S. men's gymnastic team performs on the vault in the team final.
The U.S. men's gymnastics team performs on the vault in the team final. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Men's gymnastics
The U.S. men's gymnastic team performs on the vault in the team final. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios
Team USA competes at the men's gymnastics team final in Tokyo.
Shane Wiskus competes at the men's team final in Tokyo. Photo: Ina Fried/Axios

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Editor's note: This article has been updated with more photos and details from the Games.

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