The competitions are over and Tokyo is ready to send the games on to Paris in 2024.

In the final medal count, the United States takes the lead in the gold medal count with 39; beating out the People’s Republic of China by one. The U.S. also claimed the win in the total medal count with 113 – 39 gold, 41 silver, and 33 bronze – to be the only country to top the 100 medal count.

Host country Japan broke a previous record for a medal count with 27 gold and 58 overall.

Despite Russia being banned from the games over doping issues, Russian athletes competing under the flag of the ROC – Russian Olympic Committee – took home a total of 71 medals – 20 of them gold.

A total of 93 countries had athletes take home medals in an Olympic games held with no fans and a number of controversies.

Olympic Medal Count – Final Totals:
United States – 113
People’s Republic of China – 88
ROC (Russia) – 71
Great Britain – 65
Japan – 58
Australia – 46
Italy – 40
Germany – 37
Netherlands – 36
France – 33
Canada – 24
Brazil – 21
New Zealand – 20
Republic of Korea – 20
Hungary – 20
Ukraine – 19
Spain – 17
Cuba – 15
Poland – 14
Switzerland – 13
Turkey – 13
Chinese Taipei – 12
Czech Republic – 11
Denmark – 11
Kenya – 10
Jamaica – 9
Sweden – 9
Serbia – 9
Croatia – 8
Georgia – 8
Kazakhstan – 8
Norway – 8
Austria – 7
Islamic Republic of Iran – 7
Belarus – 7
India – 7
Azerbaijan – 7
Belgium – 7
Egypt – 6
Bulgaria – 6
Hong Kong, China – 6
Indonesia – 5
Slovenia – 5
Colombia – 5
Dominican Republic – 5
Uzbekistan – 5
Romaia – 4
Venezuela – 4
Portugal – 4
Uganda – 4
Armenia – 4
Mongolia – 4
Mexico – 4
Israel – 4
Philippines – 4
Slovakia – 4
Ethiopia – 4
Greece – 4
Ecuador – 4
Ireland – 4
South Africa – 3
Kyrgyzstan – 3
San Marino – 3
Qatar – 3
Argentina – 3
Kosovo – 2
Tunisia – 2
Estonia – 2
Fiji – 2
Latvia – 2
Nigeria – 2
Thailand – 2
Jordan – 2
Finland – 2
Bahamas – 2
Malaysia – 2
Bermuda – 1
Morocco – 1
Puerto Rico – 1
North Macedonia – 1
Nambia – 1
Turkmenistan – 1
Cote d’Ivoire – 1
Ghana – 1
Kuwait – 1
Syrian Arab Republic – 1
Burkina Faso – 1
Grenada – 1
Lithuania – 1
Bahrain – 1
Saudia Arabia – 1
Botswana – 1
Republic of Moldova – 1


On August 24 the paralympians begin their games.