Tokyo Olympics 2020: Day Ten Medal Tally Update- China and USA lead

Published 08/02/2021, 10:58 PM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Women’s Floor Exercise – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – August 2, 2021. Gold medallist Jade Carey of the United States poses with her medal in front of the olympic rings. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson


After the tenth day of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, China is still leading the medal tally. With emotions and defeats, eight Olympic sports had victory ceremonies. Final events were conducted in artistic gymnastics, athletics, badminton, cycling track, equestrian, shooting, weightlifting, and wrestling.

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75 countries have now won at least one Olympic medal by the end of the 10th day. While powerhouses are leading, some small countries won their first Olympic medals and created history.

China leads with 29 gold medals

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China has been dominating the top position of the medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. While they are securing medals in their strongest feat, Chinese athletes have also had surprise wins in events like swimming.

China continued its gold medal spree in cycling track, shooting, weightlifting, artistic gymnastics, and athletics. Overall, they had a stellar run as most medals clinched were gold.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Men’s Rings – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – August 2, 2021. Silver medallist You Hao of China poses with his medal. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

China has earned 62 medals, out of which 29 are gold, 17 silver, and 16 bronze. The nation has taken a strong gold medal lead with a 7 medal gap over the Olympic powerhouse USA.

The USA overtakes the host nation in the second position

Team USA has finally climbed up from third to second position. The American Olympic squad has grabbed 64 medals, 22 gold, 25 silver, and 17 bronze.

The USA clinched gold medals in artistic gymnastics and athletics. Whereas players also won in weightlifting and wrestling. Simone Biles, who has been not taking part in Tokyo Olympics 2020, has decided to compete in the next event. With the athletics events on, the USA will aim at more Olympic gold medals.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Artistic – Men’s Rings – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Gymnastics Centre, Tokyo, Japan – August 2, 2021. Simone Biles of the United States wearing a protective face mask looks on REUTERS/Mike Blake TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

The host nation is in the third position with 33 medals in total. In terms of gold medals, it was not a successful day for Japan. However, they won a medal in artistic gymnastics.

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Australia and ROC are threatening the host nation’s third position with 17 and 12 gold medals, respectively. Notably, ROC has also crossed 50 medals along with China and the USA at Tokyo Olympics.

Medal tally at Tokyo Olympics 2020

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CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1
China
29171662
2
United States
22251764
3
Japan
1761033
4
Australia
1441533
5
ROC
12211750
6
Great Britain
11121235
7
France
610723
8
Germany
661123
9
South Korea
64919
10
Netherlands
57618
11
Italy
491528
12
New Zealand
43411
13
Czech Republic
4318
14
Canada
34714
15
Switzerland
34512
16
Croatia
3227
17
Chinese Taipei
24410
18
Brazil
23510
19
Cuba
2338
20
Hungary
2226
21
Denmark
2125
22
Slovenia
2114
23
Ecuador
2103
24
Greece
2013
25
Kosovo
2002
25
Qatar
2002
27
Georgia
1416
28
Spain
1337
29
Romania
1304
29
Sweden
1304
29
Venezuela
1304
32
Hong Kong
1203
32
South Africa
1203
32
Slovakia
1203
35
Austria
1135
35
Indonesia
1135
35
Serbia
1135
38
Jamaica
1124
39
Belgium
1113
39
Ethiopia
1113
39
Norway
1113
42
Poland
1102
42
Tunisia
1102
44
Turkey
1045
45
Ireland
1023
45
Israel
1023
47
Belarus
1012
47
Estonia
1012
47
Fiji
1012
47
Uzbekistan
1012
51
Bermuda
1001
51
Iran
1001
51
Latvia
1001
51
Morocco
1001
51
Philippines
1001
51
Puerto Rico
1001
51
Thailand
1001
58
Colombia
0213
58
Dominican Republic
0213
60
Ukraine
0156
61
Mongolia
0123
62
India
0112
62
Kenya
0112
62
Portugal
0112
62
San Marino
0112
62
Uganda
0112
67
Bulgaria
0101
67
Jordan
0101
67
North Macedonia
0101
67
Turkmenistan
0101
71
Kazakhstan
0033
71
Mexico
0033
73
Azerbaijan
0022
73
Egypt
0022
75
Argentina
0011
75
Armenia
0011
75
Côte d’Ivoire
0011
75
Finland
0011
75
Kuwait
0011
75
Malaysia
0011
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Shreya Verma is an NBA and Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. A graduate of Political Science, Shreya comes from a strong sports background. A professional 10m air pistol shooter, Shreya is also a tennis enthusiast.

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