Tokyo: Ecuadorian cyclist Richard Carapaz won the gold of the men's cycling road race of the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Saturday.
Carapaz demonstrated his endurance and dashed out in the last two kilometres to clock a winning time of six hours five minutes and 26 seconds for the glory.
Wout Van Aert of Belgium took the silver, while the bronze went to Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar of Slovenia.
The route for the Tokyo Olympic men's cycling road race is 234 kilometres in length as it begins in Tokyo's Musashinonomori Park and ends at the Fuji International Speedway in the Shizuoka Prefecture, and 128 cyclists competed in the race.
Traditional archery powerhouse South Korea won the first gold medal in the sport at Tokyo 2020 on Saturday when An San and Kim Je Deok paired up to defeat their Dutch opponents in archery's mixed team final.
They held off Gabriela Schloesser and Steve Wijler of the Netherlands by a tally of 5-3 to take the gold. Mexico won the bronze.
South Korea has now captured 14 of 17 gold medals in archery team competitions since it was introduced to the Olympics in 1988.