Highlights of the first day of the Tokyo Olympics: Paula Pareto's emotional farewell

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Highlights of the first day of the Tokyo Olympics: Paula Pareto's emotional farewell, the start of Novak Djokovic, and the first gold medal.

The Argentine judoka lost in the repechage and ended her sports career on a day with many Argentine actions. The Serbian tennis player took the first step towards the Golden Slam, and Ecuador celebrated his first gold.

The action of the first official day of competition had the appearance of the first stars of the sports world such as Novak Djokovic, but also the emotional moments that the Argentine Paula Pareto gave, who took an Olympic diploma after falling in the repechage for a medal and announced his definitive withdrawal from the action.

The first medals for the region came from the Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz, who won the gold medal in road cycling after being ahead of the Belgian Wout van Aert and the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar. Mexico also added joy to the medal table with the conquest of the bronze that it obtained with its mixed team in archery. On the Argentine side, Lucas Guzmán had his chance to raise the bronze in taekwondo. Still, he could not in the defining match against Russian Mikhail Artamonov.

HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY 1 OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES

• JUDO: Paula Pareto lost to Portuguese Catarina Costa in the repechage to search for the bronze medal in the fight that marked her retirement from the sport.

TENNIS: Argentina suffered a double defeat in the first round of the bowling alley with the falls of the pair composed of Diego Schwartzman and Facundo Bagnis (2-0 against Krawietz and Puetz of Germany) and the duo that had Horacio Zeballos and Andrés Molteni (2-1 against J. Murray and Skupski of Great Britain).

• Novak Djokovic beat Bolivian Hugo Dellien in the men's singles debut (6-2 and 6-2).

TAEKWONDO: Argentine Lucas Guzmán fell to Russian Mikhail Artamonov (15-10) to fight for the bronze medal in the -58kg category.

THE FIRST GOLDEN MEDALS: South Korea (mixed archery teams), China (women's 10m rifles, women's 49kg weightlifting and fencing, women's epee), Iran (men's 10m pistols), Ecuador (men's road cycling), Japan (women's 60kg judo), Hungary (fencing, men's saber), Italy (taekwondo -58kg), Thailand (taekwondo -49kg) and Kosovo (women's 48kg judo) won the first gold medals at these Olympic Games. Among other highlights, Mexico added a bronze in archery.

• SHOOTING: Argentina's Fernanda Russo was ranked 40 in the 10m rifle classification after adding 618.9

• BEACH VOLLEY : Double defeat for Argentina: Julián Azaad and Nicolás Capogrosso lost 2-0 to Alison / Alvaro F. (BRA). While Ana Gallay and Fernanda Pereyra lost to Agatha / Duda (BRA) 2-0

• REMO: Milka Kraljev and Evelyn Silvestro finished 6th in their lightweight double scull series and will go to the playoffs

• MEN'S HANDBALL: Argentina fell 33-27 to France in the group stage

• MEN'S HOCKEY: Argentina drew 1-1 with Spain

• MEN'S VOLLEY: Argentina fell 3-1 to Russia (25-21, 23-25, 17-25, 21-25)

• CYCLING ON THE ROAD: Argentine Eduardo Sepúlveda was out of the 85 ° who completed the route

• BOXING: Argentine Mirco Cuello beat Shadalov (ALE) at featherweight by split failure (3-2). His next challenge will be on Wednesday the 28th, at 6.51, against Chatchai-Decha Butdee from Thailand.

Then fighter Brian Arregui, in a controversial ruling, fell 3-2 to Delante Johnson in the welterweight preliminaries.

• TABLE TENNIS: Horacio Cifuentes won 4-0 (11-2, 11-5, 12-10, and 11-6) against Yoshua Shing (VAN). In this way, he will be active again on Sunday, from 3.30, against Chih Yuan Chuang. (TPE).

Gastón Alto, meanwhile, fell 4-1 (8-11, 11-4, 14-2, 11-2, and 11-7) against the Spanish Álvaro Robles.

• SWIMMING: Virginia Bardach came out last of her knockout round in the 400m combined. She had a time of 5: 01.98, lagging behind the Slovenian Katja Fain (4: 44.66) and the Indonesian Azzahra Permatahani (4: 54.54).