Neeraj Chopra created history as he became the first athlete from the country to win a gold medal in Athletics and only the second athlete from the country after Abhinav Bindra in 2008 to win an individual gold. India is currently placed at 47th on Tokyo Olympics 2020 medal table and country-wise medal standings. China, the United States of America and Japan are fighting it out to emerge leader at the Tokyo Olympics 2020 medal table. You can check the real-time updated medal tally at Official Olympics Website as well.
More than 11 thousand athletes from 204 countries and Refugee Olympic Team (EOR) will be participating in 339 events in 33 sports (50 disciplines). And their eyes will be fixed on becoming the number one on the Tokyo Olympics 2020 medal tally. You can check India’s Tokyo Olympics 2020 Medal Tally Live Updated.
2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics Medal Table
In the last edition, the United States of America topped the Rio Olympics 2016 medal table with the most gold medals (46) and the highest number of medals overall (121). Great Britain bagged the second spot with 27 gold medals, and their overall medal count stood at 67. China ranked third in the country-wise medal standings with 26 gold medals and 70 total medals. Japan, the host of the current edition, Tokyo Olympics 2020, ranked sixth in the previous edition with 12 gold medals. They will look forward to improving their medal tally and standing in this edition. Tokyo Olympics 2020: List of Sports Events at the 32nd Summer Games.
Tokyo Summer Olympic Games 2020 will be featuring 33 sports with 50 disciplines and a total of 339 events, tentatively resulting in 339 medal sets to be distributed. The number of gold medals will decide the standings on the medal table. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next, and then the number of bronze medals. If the countries are still tied, equal ranking is awarded, and they are listed alphabetically by IOC Country Code.
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