Each U.S. athlete’s medals at the Tokyo Olympics


    The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are underway, and the United States is looking to add more hardware to an already extensive collection. The U.S. is the all-time leader in Olympic medals with nearly 3,000 – more than double the next closest country – but a few more medals never hurt. While the United States was projected to dominate the competition in Tokyo, some of the events slipped out of reach, with medals going to other countries.

    Softball hoped to avenge its loss to Japan in the Olympic gold-medal game from 13 years ago but had to settle for silver. Nyjah Huston, regarded as the best skateboarder globally and favored gold medalist, finished seventh out of eight athletes in the men’s street finals.

    Still, the United States has collected a handful of memorable medals. Team USA has three medals (2 gold, 1 bronze) in three of the newest Olympic events: 3×3 basketball, skateboarding, and surfing. Jessica Parratto and Delaney Schnell won the United States’ first-ever medal in women’s synchronized diving, and Katie Ledecky secured gold in the inaugural women’s 1,500-meter freestyle race.


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    Here’s where each of Team USA’s medals came from:


    Through Day 5 in Tokyo

    • Total: 31
    • Gold: 11
    • Silver: 11
    • Bronze: 9

    Artistic gymnastics: 1 medal

    • Silver: Women’s team finals — Simone Biles, Jordan Chiles, Suni Lee, and Grace McCallum

    Basketball: 1 medal

    • Gold: Women’s 3×3 — Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum, Stefanie Dolson, and Jackie Young

    Diving: 2 medals

    • Silver: Women’s synchronized 10-meter platform — Jessica Parratto and Delaney Schnell in women’s synchronized 10-meter platform
    • Silver: Men’s synchronized 3-meter platform — Michael Hixon and Andrew Capobianco

    Equestrian: 1 medal

    • Silver: Team dressage — Adrienne Lyle, Steffen Peters and Sabine Schut-Kery

    Fencing: 1 medal

    • Gold: Women’s individual foil — Lee Kiefer

    Shooting: 4 medals

    • Gold: Men’s 10-meter air rifle — William Shaner
    • Gold: Men’s skeet — Vincent Hancock
    • Gold: Women’s skeet — Amber English
    • Silver: Mixed 10-meter air rifle — Mary Tucker and Lucas Kozeniesky

    Skateboarding: 1 medal

    • Bronze: Men’s street — Jagger Eaton

    Softball: 1 medal

    • Silver: Monica Abbott, Ali Aguilar, Valerie Arioto, Ally Carda, Amanda Chidester, Rachel Garcia, Haylie McCleney, Michelle Moultrie, Dejah Mulipola, Aubree Munro, Bubba Nickles, Cat Osterman, Janie Reed, Delaney Spaulding, Kelsey Stewart

    Surfing: 1 medal

    • Gold: Women’s — Carissa Moore

    Swimming: 16 medals

    • Gold: 4×100-meter relay — Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni, Bowe Becker, Zach Apple, and Brooks Curry*
    • Gold: Men’s 400-meter individual medley — Chase Kalisz
    • Gold: Women’s 100-meter breaststroke — Lydia Jacoby
    • Gold: Women’s 1,500-meter freestyle — Katie Ledecky
    • Silver: Men’s 400-meter individual medley — Jay Litherland
    • Silver: Women’s 400-meter freestyle — Katie Ledecky
    • Silver: Women’s 400-meter individual medley — Emma Weyant
    • Silver: Women’s 1,500-meter freestyle — Erica Sullivan
    • Silver: Women’s 200-meter individual medley — Alex Walsh
    • Bronze: Men’s 100-meter backstroke — Ryan Murphy
    • Bronze: Men’s 400-meter freestyle — Kieran Smith
    • Bronze: Women’s 100-meter backstroke — Regan Smith
    • Bronze: Women’s 100-meter breaststroke — Lilly King
    • Bronze: Women’s 400-meter individual medley — Hali Flickinger
    • Bronze: Women’s 400-meter freestyle relay — Erika Brown, Abbey Weitzeil, Simone Manuel, Natalie Hinds, Olivia Smoliga*, Catie DeLoof* and Allison Schmitt*
    • Bronze: Women’s 200-meter individual medley — Kate Douglass

    Taekwondo: 1 medal

    • Gold: Women’s 57kg class — Anastasija Zolotic

    Triathlon: 1 medal

    • Bronze: Women’s — Katie Zaferes

    *Swimmers who compete in preliminary rounds of relay events also receive a medal.


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