Tokyo Olympics 2021 medal count updates: 31 July
Tokyo Olympics: medal table as it stands
Tokyo Olympics: live medal table (in rank order)
China: Gold 21 Silver 13 Bronze 12 (46)
Japan: Gold 17 Silver 5 Bronze 8 (30)
United States: Gold 16 Silver 17 Bronze 13 (46)
ROC: Gold 11 Silver 15 Bronze 11 (37)
Australia: Gold 10 Silver 3 Bronze 14 (27)
Great Britain: Gold 8 Silver 9 Bronze 11 (28)
Republic of Korea: Gold 5 Silver 4 Bronze 7 (16)
France: Gold 4 Silver 9 Bronze 6 (19)
Netherlands: Gold 4 Silver 7 Bronze 5 (16)
New Zealand: Gold 4 Silver 3 Bronze 3 (10)
Germany: Gold 3 Silver 4 Bronze 10 (17)
Canada: Gold 3 Silver 4 Bronze 5 (12)
Czech Republic: Gold 3 Silver 2 Bronze 1 (6)
Check out the full table with all medals won
Switzerland's first ever women's tennis singles gold medalist Belinda Bencic on the podium in Tokyo this evening.
Carrono keeps Djokovic out of the medals
World number one Novak Djokovic exited the Tokyo Games on Saturday without a medal for the third Olympics in a row, withdrawing from his mixed doubles contest with a shoulder injury shortly after losing the men's singles bronze to Spain's Pablo Carreño.
Carreño triumphed 6-4 6-7(6) 6-3 over a listless Djokovic, just 24 hours after the Serbian was stopped in his bid to complete an historic Golden Slam.
"I do have a regret for not winning a medal for my country and opportunities missed both in mixed doubles and singles and, yeah, I just didn't deliver yesterday and today," Djokovic told reporters. "The level of tennis dropped also due to exhaustion, you know, mentally and physically."
Elbakh, gold for Qatar and new Olympic record
Qatar's Fares Ibrahim Elbakh won the gold medal in the men's 96 kg weightlifting event and set an Olympic record of a combined lift of 402 kg at the Tokyo Games on Saturday.
Venezuela's Keydomar Vallenilla Sánchez won sliver and Georgia's Anton Pliesnoi claimed bronze.
Bencic wins Switzerland's first women's singles gold
Belinda Bencic beat Marketa Vondrousova 7-5 2-6 6-3 in the gold-medal match of the women's singles to inch Switzerland up the medals table and into 14th. Ukraine's Elina Svitolina claimed bronze after beating Elena Rybakina in just under two and half hours out on centre court at Ariake Tennis Park.
Bencic becomes the first woman to win a singles gold medal for Switzerland.
Taiwan clinch badminton doubles gold
Taiwan's Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin won the badminton men's doubles Olympic gold medal on Saturday by beating China's Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen 21-18 21-12 at Musashino Forest Plaza. The Chinese duo had to make do with silver, while Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik bagged the event's bronze medal.
Stahl takes discus gold
Sweden's Daniel Stahl won the men's discus gold medal on Saturday. Simon Pettersson made it one-two for Sweden by claiming the silver ahead of Austria's Lukas Weishaidinger.
Jamaica take gold, silver and bronze in the women's 100m
Jamaica finished first, second and third in a pulsating women's 100m final. Elaine Thompson-Herah pipped compatriots Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson, crossing the line on 10:61 - a new Olympic Record, shaving 0.01 off the previous record (10:62), set by Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988.
It was the second fastest time over 100m in history, beating Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce's registry of 10:63 set in Kingston last month.
Poland come home first in 4x400m Relay Mixed Final
Poland took the gold medal in the 4x400m Relay Mixed Final, crossing the line on 3:09.87 ahead of the Dominica Republic and Team USA, silver and bronze respectively.
ROC see off France to win women's sabre team event
ROC added to their gold medal tally at Tokyo 2020 after the women's fencing team beat France 45-41 in today's sabre team final.
Another gold for Riner and France
Teddy Riner will have to find some more space on his mantelpiece for his third Olympic gold medal as France beat Japan 4–1 in the judo mixed team final. Riner, along with team mates Clarisse Agbegnenou, Axel Clerget and Sarah Leonie Cysique won their respective contests at Nippon Budokan on Saturday while Germany and Israel won bronze after winning their respective contests against the Netherlands and ROC 4-2 and 4-1.
Nina Christen, gold and new Olympic record
Nina Christen claimed gold in the women's 50m rifle three positions event, and set a new Olympic record in the process. The Swiss super sharp shooter scored 463.9, taking the record from her opponent in the final ROC's Yulia Zykova. It's Christen's second time on the podium during the Games - she took bronze in the Women's 10 metre air rifle.
ROC's Yulia Karimova, a gold medalist in the same event at the 2018 ISSF World Shooting Championships, collected the bronze.
New Zealand win fourth gold of the Games
New Zealand won the women's Rugby Sevens event, beating France 26–12 in today's final at Tokyo stadium. Fiji made history by taking bronze after winning their match with Great Britain 21-12.
World record holder Harrison set for 100m hurdles gold dash
American Kendra Harrison stayed on course to become the first world record holder to win Olympic gold in the women's 100 metres hurdles in 33 years by safely qualifying through her heats on Saturday.
Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova held the world record when she triumphed at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the feat has not been repeated since.
A few weeks after failing to qualify for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games at the US Olympic trials, Harrison set the world record of 12.20 in London.
There was a false start in Harrison's heat as Frenchwoman Laura Valette was yellow-carded but the American strode through confidently and then surged ahead of her rivals in the final 20 metres to clock 12.74.
"That's not one of my fastest times. I just plan to improve every single round," Harrison said.
"I have to set my race up better and race and attack every hurdle and take it down a notch and run faster. I don't run for a time, I'm just trying to get them spots, whatever it takes."
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All eyes on the Regugee Olympic Team
The IOC Refugee Team were a huge hit in Rio and they will be in action on Day 8 in Tokyo in several events including Judo, Athletics and weighlifting.
Second consecutive gold for Ma Long
The Chinese athlete becomes the first man to win back-to-back Olympic titles in table tennis after successfully defending his Rio 2016 title.
Dressel lives up to hype
Team USA's Caeleb Dressel broke his own world record as he took the gold medal in the men's 100 butterfly.
Silver went to Kristof Milak of Hungary, while Andrei Minakov of ROC clinched the bronze.
Spain edge San Marino to win their first gold
Fátima Gálvez and Alberto Fernández delivered Spain's first gold medal at Tokyo 2020 after beating San Marino in today's mixed trap final at the Asaka Shooting Range.
Gian Marco Berti and Alessandra Perilli collected silver - San Marino's second medal at an Olympic Games while Team USA picked up bronze.
Tokyo Olympic medal table: Day 8
With Day 8 of the Olympic Games underway and the medals flowing, we'll aim to keep you up to date with all the golds, silvers and bronzes across the events taking place today, Saturday 31 July, in Tokyo.
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