Tokyo Olympics 2020: Day Thirteen Medal Tally Update- China and USA Lead

Published 08/06/2021, 3:52 PM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Table Tennis – Men’s Team – Medal Ceremony – Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium – Tokyo, Japan – August 6, 2021. Gold medallists Fan Zhendong of China, Ma Long of China and Xu Xin of China on the podium REUTERS/Thomas Peter


The Tokyo Olympics 2020 is near its closing ceremony and the intensity of matches has increased. The pressure on athletes left to perform is extreme as it’s time to mark places in the medal tally.

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With consistent performances, China and the USA have secured their place in the top two of the medal tally. The ultimate winner being out of these two seems inevitable now, as there are just two more days left.

On day fourteen of the mega-event, eleven sports saw victory ceremonies. The Olympic sports were athletics, beach volleyball, boxing, cycling track, football, hockey, karate, modern pentathlon, sport climbing, table tennis, and wrestling.

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China maintained its top position with 36 gold medals

They missed out on major world championships because of the pandemic, but Chinese athletes have been terrific. China has been taking the lead consistently from day one and has the become hard to catch for other countries.

China has broken old records by clinching 78 medals, out of which 36 are gold, 26 silver, and 17 bronze. The nation had a gold rush in athletics and table tennis. They clinched five new medals on the third last day.

<h2>The USA almost hitting a century in the medal tally</h2>

Olympic powerhouse USA is just two medals away from hitting the century in the medal count in Tokyo. Team USA is still five gold medals away from China to make it to the top. They clinched seven new medals today.

The hopes are still not lost as many events are still left for the USA who arrived in Tokyo with a contingent of 600+ athletes. On day 14, the USA had a gold rush in athletics and wrestling event.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Athletics – Women’s 400m – Medal Ceremony – Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan – August 6, 2021. Bronze medallist Allyson Felix of the United States on the podium. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay

The host nation also maintained its third position with 51 medals out of which 24 are gold, 11 silver, and 16 bronze medal. While Great Britain has again climbed up its position to fourth with 58 medals. However, ROC is also not far behind with just one gold medal difference at 62 medals in total.

Medal tally Tokyo Olympics 2020

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CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1
China
36261779
2
United States
31363198
3
Japan
24111651
4
Great Britain
18202058
5
ROC
17232262
6
Australia
1762144
7
Italy
10101838
8
Germany
9111636
9
Netherlands
9101231
10
France
711927
11
New Zealand
76619
12
Canada
661022
13
South Korea
64919
14
Cuba
63413
15
Hungary
57517
16
Brazil
44816
17
Poland
44412
18
Czech Republic
4329
19
Jamaica
4138
20
Spain
35513
21
Switzerland
34613
22
Croatia
3328
23
Belgium
3115
23
Slovenia
3115
25
Sweden
2608
26
Georgia
2518
27
Chinese Taipei
24612
28
Denmark
2349
29
Iran
2226
29
Kenya
2226
31
Norway
2215
32
Serbia
2147
33
Uganda
2114
34
Ecuador
2103
35
Uzbekistan
2024
36
Greece
2013
37
Bahamas
2002
37
Kosovo
2002
37
Qatar
2002
40
Ukraine
131014
41
Romania
1304
41
Venezuela
1304
43
Belarus
1225
43
Hong Kong
1225
45
South Africa
1203
45
Slovakia
1203
47
Turkey
11810
48
Austria
1157
49
Indonesia
1135
50
Bulgaria
1124
50
Portugal
1124
52
Ethiopia
1113
52
Philippines
1113
54
Tunisia
1102
55
Ireland
1023
55
Israel
1023
57
Estonia
1012
57
Fiji
1012
57
Latvia
1012
57
Thailand
1012
61
Bermuda
1001
61
Morocco
1001
61
Puerto Rico
1001
64
Colombia
0415
65
Dominican Republic
0314
66
India
0235
67
Armenia
0224
68
Kyrgyzstan
0213
69
Azerbaijan
0134
69
Mongolia
0134
71
San Marino
0123
72
Argentina
0112
72
Jordan
0112
72
Nigeria
0112
75
Lithuania
0101
75
North Macedonia
0101
75
Namibia
0101
75
Turkmenistan
0101
79
Kazakhstan
0077
80
Egypt
0044
80
Mexico
0044
82
Finland
0022
83
Burkina Faso
0011
83
Côte d’Ivoire
0011
83
Ghana
0011
83
Grenada
0011
83
Kuwait
0011
83
Malaysia
0011
83
Syria
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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