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Tokyo Summer Olympics Medal Tally 2021


In February 2017, the Tokyo Organizing Committee announced an electronics recycling program in partnership with Japan Environmental Sanitation Center and NTT Docomo, soliciting donations of electronics (such as mobile phones) to be reclaimed as materials for the medals. Aiming to collect 8 tonnes of metals to produce the medals for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, collection boxes were deployed at public locations and NTT Docomo retail shops in April 2017. A design competition for the medals launched in December of the same year.

In May 2018, the organizing committee reported that they had obtained half the required 2,700 kilograms of bronze, but that they were struggling to obtain the required amount of silver; although bronze and silver medals purely utilize their respective materials, IOC requirements mandate that gold medals utilize silver as a base. The collection of bronze was completed in November 2018, with the remainder estimated to have been completed by March 2019.

On 24 July 2019, the designs of the medals were unveiled.The medals for the Olympic and Paralympic Games were designed by Junichi Kawanishi following a nationwide competition.

2016 Summer Olympics Medal Table

 Rank NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States (USA) 46 37 38 121
2 Great Britain (GBR) 27 23 17 67
3 China (CHN) 26 18 26 70
4 Russia (RUS) 19 17 19 55
5 Germany (GER) 17 10 15 42
6 Japan (JPN) 12 8 21 41
7 France (FRA) 10 18 14 42
8 South Korea (KOR) 9 3 9 21
9 Italy (ITA) 8 12 8 28
10 Australia (AUS) 8 11 10 29
11 Netherlands (NED) 8 7 4 19
12 Hungary (HUN) 8 3 4 15
13 Brazil (BRA)* 7 6 6 19
14 Spain (ESP) 7 4 6 17
15 Kenya (KEN) 6 6 1 13
16 Jamaica (JAM) 6 3 2 11
17 Croatia (CRO) 5 3 2 10
18 Cuba (CUB) 5 2 4 11
19 New Zealand (NZL) 4 9 5 18
20 Canada (CAN) 4 3 15 22
21 Uzbekistan (UZB) 4 2 7 13
22 Kazakhstan (KAZ) 3 5 9 17
23 Colombia (COL) 3 2 3 8
24 Switzerland (SUI) 3 2 2 7
25 Iran (IRI) 3 1 4 8
26 Greece (GRE) 3 1 2 6
27 Argentina (ARG) 3 1 0 4
28 Denmark (DEN) 2 6 7 15
29 Sweden (SWE) 2 6 3 11
30 South Africa (RSA) 2 6 2 10
31 Ukraine (UKR) 2 5 4 11
32 Serbia (SRB) 2 4 2 8
33 Poland (POL) 2 3 6 11
34 North Korea (PRK) 2 3 2 7
35 Belgium (BEL) 2 2 2 6
Thailand (THA) 2 2 2 6
37 Slovakia (SVK) 2 2 0 4
38 Georgia (GEO) 2 1 4 7
39 Azerbaijan (AZE) 1 7 10 18
40 Belarus (BLR) 1 4 4 9
41 Turkey (TUR) 1 3 4 8
42 Armenia (ARM) 1 3 0 4
43 Czech Republic (CZE) 1 2 7 10
44 Ethiopia (ETH) 1 2 5 8
45 Slovenia (SLO) 1 2 1 4
46 Indonesia (INA) 1 2 0 3
47 Romania (ROU) 1 1 2 4
48 Bahrain (BRN) 1 1 0 2
Vietnam (VIE) 1 1 0 2
50 Chinese Taipei (TPE) 1 0 2 3
51 Bahamas (BAH) 1 0 1 2
Côte d’Ivoire (CIV) 1 0 1 2
Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA) 1 0 1 2
54 Fiji (FIJ) 1 0 0 1
Jordan (JOR) 1 0 0 1
Kosovo (KOS) 1 0 0 1
Puerto Rico (PUR) 1 0 0 1
Singapore (SIN) 1 0 0 1
Tajikistan (TJK) 1 0 0 1
60 Malaysia (MAS) 0 4 1 5
61 Mexico (MEX) 0 3 2 5
62 Algeria (ALG) 0 2 0 2
Ireland (IRL) 0 2 0 2
64 Lithuania (LTU) 0 1 3 4
65 Bulgaria (BUL) 0 1 2 3
Venezuela (VEN) 0 1 2 3
67 India (IND) 0 1 1 2
Mongolia (MGL) 0 1 1 2
69 Burundi (BDI) 0 1 0 1
Grenada (GRN) 0 1 0 1
Niger (NIG) 0 1 0 1
Philippines (PHI) 0 1 0 1
Qatar (QAT) 0 1 0 1
74 Norway (NOR) 0 0 4 4
75 Egypt (EGY) 0 0 3 3
Tunisia (TUN) 0 0 3 3
77 Israel (ISR) 0 0 2 2
78 Austria (AUT) 0 0 1 1
Dominican Republic (DOM) 0 0 1 1
Estonia (EST) 0 0 1 1
Finland (FIN) 0 0 1 1
Morocco (MAR) 0 0 1 1
Moldova (MDA) 0 0 1 1
Nigeria (NGR) 0 0 1 1
Portugal (POR) 0 0 1 1
Trinidad and Tobago (TTO) 0 0 1 1
United Arab Emirates (UAE) 0 0 1 1
Total (87 NOCs) 307 306 359 972