Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 3

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Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 3

Each day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place without fans or spectators and under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. men's swimming takes gold, Ledecky settles for silver

American swimmer Caleb Dressel led the men's team to a gold model in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay on Monday, marking Team USA's second gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Dressel is on a quest to win six gold medals at the Games and is often referred to as the successor to Michael Phelps, the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time with 28 medals.

Katie Ledecky on the U.S. women's swimming team, another decorated champion, was bested in the 400-meter freestyle by Australia's Ariarne Titmus, nicknamed "The Terminator." Ledecky's silver increased U.S. swimming's current medal total at the Tokyo Olympics to 8.

PHOTO: United States men's 4x100m freestyle relay team Bowen Beck, Blake Pieroni, and Caeleb Dressel celebrate after winning the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Matthias Schrader/AP Photo)
PHOTO: United States men's 4x100m freestyle relay team Bowen Beck, Blake Pieroni, and Caeleb Dressel celebrate after winning the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Matthias Schrader/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Katie Ledecky of the United States and Ariarne Titmus of Australia compete in teh Women's 400m freestyle on July 26, 2021 in Tokyo. (Antonio Bronic/Reuters)
PHOTO: Katie Ledecky of the United States and Ariarne Titmus of Australia compete in teh Women's 400m freestyle on July 26, 2021 in Tokyo. (Antonio Bronic/Reuters)

13-year-old Nishiya Momiji of Japan wins gold medal in women's street skateboarding

Team Japan has now claimed both gold medals in the first two events of skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics, as Nishiya Momiji won the women's street final after compatriot Yuto Horigome had won the men's. Momiji, 13, was joined on the podium by another 13-year-old, Rayssa Leal of Brazil, who won silver, and 16-year-old Nakayama Funa of Japan, who took home the bronze.

PHOTO: Silver medalist Rayssa Leal of Brazil, left, congratulates gold medal winner Momiji Nishiya of Japan after winning the women's street skateboarding finals at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Ben Curtis/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Silver medalist Rayssa Leal of Brazil, left, congratulates gold medal winner Momiji Nishiya of Japan after winning the women's street skateboarding finals at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Ben Curtis/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Momiji Nishiya of Japan competes in the women's street competition on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)
PHOTO: Momiji Nishiya of Japan competes in the women's street competition on July 26, 2021, in Tokyo. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

COVID-19 cases increase to 153 among Olympic athletes and personnel

There were 16 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 among people at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, including three athletes and one personnel member staying at the Olympic Village. The total now stands at 153, according to data released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee.

Meanwhile, the city of Tokyo reported 1,429 new cases on Monday, an increase in the rolling seven-day average of 141.2%, according to data released by the Tokyo metropolitan government.

There were no confirmed cases among the 1,144 U.S. Olympic delegates in Japan as of Sunday.

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PHOTO: People sitting on the athletes' stand watch watch the men's team competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo)
PHOTO: People sitting on the athletes' stand watch watch the men's team competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo)

U.S. softball defeats Japan in warmup for gold medal game

The U.S. softball team defeated Japan 3-1 to keep their perfect 5-0 record, finishing the group stage. The two teams will face off again in the final on Tuesday, a gold-medal rematch of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing where Japan defeated Team USA 3-1.

PHOTO: Kelsey Stewart #7 of Team United States jumps on home plate as the umpire and her teammates watch her score the winning run after Stewart hit a walk-off home run in the seventh inning against Team Japan. (Yuichi Masuda/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Kelsey Stewart #7 of Team United States jumps on home plate as the umpire and her teammates watch her score the winning run after Stewart hit a walk-off home run in the seventh inning against Team Japan. (Yuichi Masuda/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Yuka Ichiguchi #4 of Team Japan reaches but can't catch the ball going over the right field fence hit by Kelsey Stewart #7 of Team United States for a walk-off home run in the eighth inning during softball opening round. (Yuichi Masuda/Getty Images)
PHOTO: Yuka Ichiguchi #4 of Team Japan reaches but can't catch the ball going over the right field fence hit by Kelsey Stewart #7 of Team United States for a walk-off home run in the eighth inning during softball opening round. (Yuichi Masuda/Getty Images)

More scenes from today's action:

PHOTO: Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway celebrates his gold medal victory as Alex Yee of Great Britain crosses the finish line for the silver medal during the men's individual triathlon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (David Goldman/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Kristian Blummenfelt of Norway celebrates his gold medal victory as Alex Yee of Great Britain crosses the finish line for the silver medal during the men's individual triathlon at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (David Goldman/AP Photo)
PHOTO: John John Florence of the United States rides a wave during a free session at the Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach, in Chiba, on July 26, 2021 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Olivier Morin/AFP via Getty Images)
PHOTO: John John Florence of the United States rides a wave during a free session at the Tsurigasaki Surfing Beach, in Chiba, on July 26, 2021 during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Olivier Morin/AFP via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Eldric Sella Rodriguez of the Refugee Olympic Team lies on the ground after being knocked down during his fight against Euri Cedeno Martinez of the Dominican Republic on July, 26, 2021, in Tokyo. (Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters)
PHOTO: Eldric Sella Rodriguez of the Refugee Olympic Team lies on the ground after being knocked down during his fight against Euri Cedeno Martinez of the Dominican Republic on July, 26, 2021, in Tokyo. (Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters)
PHOTO: Serbia's Novak Djokovic serves to Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff during their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men's singles second round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 26, 2021. (Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Serbia's Novak Djokovic serves to Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff during their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games men's singles second round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 26, 2021. (Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images)
PHOTO: Mathieu van der Poel of the Netherlands tumbles on a downhill during the men's cross country mountain bike competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Izu, Japan. (Thibault Camus/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Mathieu van der Poel of the Netherlands tumbles on a downhill during the men's cross country mountain bike competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Izu, Japan. (Thibault Camus/AP Photo)
PHOTO: Luka Doncic of Slovenia positions for a rebound against Patricio Garino of Argentina in the group round of men's basketball on July, 26, 2021. (Aris Messinis/Pool via Reuters)
PHOTO: Luka Doncic of Slovenia positions for a rebound against Patricio Garino of Argentina in the group round of men's basketball on July, 26, 2021. (Aris Messinis/Pool via Reuters)

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