United States leading medal table for 3rd succeeding Games

2021-08-08.

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The United States have actually topped the Olympic medal table for the 3rd succeeding time after ending the Tokyo Games on Sunday with a finest 39 golds, 41 silvers and 33 bronze.

American highlights consisted of veteran Alysson Felix winning gold in the 4×400 metres relay and bronze separately to become their most embellished track professional athlete of perpetuity.

In the swimming pool they likewise had enormous succeeding through freestyle stars Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky, though she was beaten by upcoming Australian Ariarne Titmus in a number of the much shorter races.

China, hosts of the Winter Games in 2022, were 2nd in the table with a 38-32-18 tally while hosts Japan set a nationwide record of 27-14-17.

Britain had its least effective Games given that Beijing 2008 however was still the top European country on 22-21-22 while the Russian group – formally contending as neutrals due to a doping restriction – were 5th on 20-28-23.

At the other end of the scale, minnows San Marino might commemorate an impressive three-medal haul (0-1-2 from a delegation including just 5 professional athletes and Burkino Faso had its first-ever Olympic medallist through triple jumper Hugues Fabrice Zango.

United States leading medal table for 3rd succeeding Games