Tokyo Olympics 2020: Day Seven Medal Tally Update- China and Japan Lead

Published 07/30/2021, 4:26 PM EDT
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Gymnastics – Trampolining – Women’s Individual Trampoline – Medal Ceremony – Ariake Gymnastics Centre – Tokyo, Japan July 30, 2021. Gold medallist Zhu Xueying of China poses with silver medallist Liu Lingling of China REUTERS/Mike Blake


Day seven of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 concluded with China still leading. While the medal tally numbers increased, the top positions didn’t change.

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Japan is following China in the second, and USA is in the third position. 13 Olympics sports saw victory ceremonies today, and 63 countries have claimed medals now.

Many Olympics sports had intense semi and quarter-finals. World number 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic had a huge upset losing the semi-final match. Whereas South Korean archer An San became the first triple Olympic gold medalist in Tokyo Olympics 2020.

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China reached 40 medals in the tally

Team China had a golden rush today, as they clinched four gold medals. Athletes portrayed domination in badminton, table tennis, swimming, and trampoline gymnastics.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Table Tennis – Men’s Singles – Medal Ceremony – Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium – Tokyo, Japan – July 30, 2021. Silver Medallist Fan Zhendong of China, Gold Medallist Ma Long of China and Bronze Medallist Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany with their medals REUTERS/Thomas Peter

The nation’s medal tally stands at 40 medals with 19 gold medals, 10 silver, and 11 bronze. China also bagged the silver medal in trampoline gymnastics, badminton table tennis, and a bronze in shooting. The spotlight moment of the day was a Chinese swimmer defeating USA in swimming ending 17-year dominance.

Host nation at second even after having 14 medals less than the USA

The host nation was in the second position with 28 medals as they have won 17 gold, 4 silver, and 7 bronze medal. Japanese athletes grabbed the gold medal in the fencing men’s event, defeating ROC.

Japan also won a gold medal in their strongest feat this year, i.e. judo. Adding to their medal tally, the host nation won a bronze medal in badminton. Because of their higher gold medal tally, they are above team USA in rankings.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Fencing – Men’s Team Epee – Medal Ceremony – Makuhari Messe Hall B – Chiba, Japan – July 30, 2021. Gold medallists Koki Kano of Japan, Kazuyasu Minobe of Japan, Masaru Yamada of Japan and Satoru Uyama of Japan celebrate on the podium REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

The USA is currently in the third position, although they have the maximum number of medals, i.e. 41. On Day 7, the Olympic powerhouse could not clinch any gold medal.

However, they won medals in the swimming events. The athletics events kick-started today, USA has been dominating the event and will aim to clinch many gold medals.

ROC, even after the ban of Russia, has been consistently winning and has kept its position at fourth. Following them is team Australia in the fifth position. Here is how the medal tally looks after day seven of mega-quadrennial games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Medal Tally

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CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1
China
19101140
2
Japan
174728
3
United States
14161141
4
ROC
10141034
5
Australia
921122
6
Great Britain
69924
7
South Korea
54615
8
Netherlands
37515
9
France
35513
10
Germany
34916
11
Canada
33511
12
New Zealand
3328
13
Czech Republic
3216
14
Croatia
3126
15
Italy
271120
16
Hungary
2125
17
Slovenia
2114
18
Kosovo
2002
19
Brazil
1337
19
Switzerland
1337
21
Georgia
1304
21
Romania
1304
23
Chinese Taipei
1236
24
Hong Kong
1203
24
South Africa
1203
26
Austria
1124
26
Serbia
1124
28
Norway
1102
28
Slovakia
1102
28
Tunisia
1102
31
Estonia
1012
31
Ireland
1012
31
Uzbekistan
1012
34
Bermuda
1001
34
Ecuador
1001
34
Ethiopia
1001
34
Fiji
1001
34
Greece
1001
34
Iran
1001
34
Latvia
1001
34
Philippines
1001
34
Thailand
1001
43
Colombia
0213
43
Spain
0213
45
Indonesia
0123
45
Mongolia
0123
47
Belgium
0112
47
Cuba
0112
47
Denmark
0112
47
Uganda
0112
51
Bulgaria
0101
51
India
0101
51
Jordan
0101
51
North Macedonia
0101
51
Poland
0101
51
Turkmenistan
0101
51
Venezuela
0101
58
Ukraine
0044
59
Kazakhstan
0033
60
Egypt
0022
60
Mexico
0022
60
Turkey
0022
63
Argentina
0011
63
Azerbaijan
0011
63
Côte d’Ivoire
0011
63
Finland
0011
63
Israel
0011
63
Kuwait
0011
63
Portugal
0011
63
San Marino
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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