In a history making Olympic Games, we witnessed a fair share of surprises, but we also saw a continuation of dominance by the top countries on both the men’s and women’s side. Here we break down the medal count for the top countries and a few of the main historic moments from the Tokyo Olympics.
There were no surprise winners on the last day of gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics, as the top qualifiers on balance beam, parallel bars and high bar delivered under pressure to be crowned Olympic champions.
The last day of event finals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo is set to feature the return of four-time Rio Olympics gold medalist Simone Biles (USA).
Jade Carey (USA) won the women’s floor title on day two of event finals at the Olympics Games in Tokyo. Liu Yang (CHN) dethroned the defending champion to capture the gold on rings, while the men’s Olympic vault title is going back to Korea after Shin Jeahwan won the gold on that event.
The second day of event finals in Tokyo continues today with the finals for rings, men’s vault and women’s floor.
Day one of event finals at the Tokyo Olympics saw four different nations claim gold as Artem Dolgopyat (ISR) won men’s floor, Max Whitlock (GBR) repeated as a gold medalist on pommel horse, Rebeca Andrade (BRA) captured the women’s vault title while Nina Derwael (BEL) delivered a golden uneven bars routine.
In addition to withdrawing from the all-around, vault and uneven bars finals, Simone Biles has also pulled out of the floor final at the Tokyo Olympics.
Simone Biles will not be competing in the vault and uneven bars finals at the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for Sunday, August 1st. It is still unclear if she will be competing in the beam or floor finals.
With the absence of the defending champion, Simone Biles, from the all-around competition at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Sunisa Lee delivered a magical performance on all four events to be crowned the new women’s Olympic all-around champion.
Four-time Rio Olympics gold medalist, and favorite for several gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics, Simone Biles, has withdrawn from the all-around final a day after pulling out of the team competition after one event citing mental stress.