Mackenzie Brown (pictured) of Team USA at the Olympic archery field during Mixed Teams round of 8 between Indonesia and USA
For the first time since 1972, Team USA failed to win any medals to open the Summer Olympics on Saturday in Tokyo.
Team USA Olympians endured several upset losses during the first day of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, taking home none of the 11 gold medals that were awarded on Saturday Japanese time, or Friday in the U.S.
The team also failed to win any of the silver or bronze medals for any of the opening day events, which included archery, cycling, fencing, judo, air rifle and pistol shooting, taekwondo, and weightlifting.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Brady Ellison, the number two seed Team USA archer who has won three Olympic medals in games past, was one of the American Olympic athletes to suffer an opening day upset loss.
'I'm still a little shocked,' Ellison said after Saturday’s event, according to a USA Today report.
'I completely expected us to win a medal today.'
According to Olympic historian Bill Mallon, the U.S. team has gotten a medal on every first day that its athletes have played since 1972 in Munich.
Brady Ellison (pictured), the number two seed Team USA archer, was one of the American Olympic athletes to suffer an opening day upset loss
Allisha Gray, of the USA Women's National 3x3 Team, dribbles during the game against France during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Saturday at Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo
Pictured: Nikhil Kumar of Team USA in action during his men's