Tokyo Olympics Day 15 Medal Count: India climb to 47th position; USA inch closer to China

With the Tokyo Olympics entering Day 15, there were a plethora of competitions reaching into its final stage.

Yakshpat BhargavaAuthor

Updated - 08 August 2021 10:20 AM

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Day 15 proved to be a historic day for India as 23-year-old Neeraj Chopra created history by securing India’s 1st gold medal at Tokyo Olympics. Not only that, wrestler Bajrang Punia also secured a fourth bronze medal for India. Having obtained 7 medal in Tokyo, this is India’s best ever medal tally in the Olympic games since inception.

Apart from that, USA inched closer to China having won 4 gold medal on August 7. With this the former contingent is only 2 gold medals behind leader China. USA are followed by Japan in the third position with a tally of 27 gold medals. After which ROC were able to snatch the fourth place from Great Britain courtesy to four more silver medals.

Major Winners From Key Events on Day 15 of Tokyo Olympics

With the Tokyo Olympics entering Day 15, there were a plethora of competitions reaching into its final stage. All the winners from these key events are listed below-

Artistic Swimming – Team Free Routine

Gold- ROC

Silver- China

Bronze- Ukraine

Athletics – Women’s High Jump

Gold- Marita Lasitskene (ROC)

Silver- Nicola McDermott (Australia)

Bronze- Yaroslava Mahuchick (Ukraine)

Athletics – Men’s Javelin Throw

Gold- Neeraj Chopra (India)

Silver- Jakub Vadlejch (Czech Republic)

Bronze- Vitezslav Vesely (Czech Republic)

Athletics – Women’s 4x400 Final

Gold- USA

Silver- Poland

Bronze- Jamaica

Athletics – Men’s 4x400 Final

Gold- USA

Silver- Netherlands

Bronze- Botswana

Baseball – Men

Gold- Japan

Silver- USA

Bronze- Dominican Republic

Basketball – Men

Gold- USA

Silver- France

Bronze- Australia

Canoe Sprint – Women’s Canoe Double 500m

Gold- China

Silver- Ukraine

Bronze- Canada

Canoe Sprint – Men’s Canoe Single 1000m

Gold- Isaquias Queiroz dos Santos (Brazil)

Silver- Hao Liu (China)

Bronze- Serghei Tarnovschi (Republic of Moldova)

Canoe Sprint – Men’s Kayak Four 500m

Gold- Germany

Silver- Spain

Bronze- Slovakia

Cycling Track – Men’s Madison

Gold- Denmark

Silver- Great Britain

Bronze- France

Diving – Men’s 10m Platform

Gold- Yuan Cao (China)

Silver- Jian Yang (China)

Bronze- Thomas Daley (Great Britain)

Equestrian – Jumping Team

Gold- Sweden

Silver- USA

Bronze- Belgium

Handball – Men

Gold- France

Silver- Denmark

Bronze- Spain

Modern Pentathlon – Men’s Individual

Gold- Joseph Choong (Great Britain)

Silver- Ahmed Elgendy (Egypt)

Bronze- Woongtae Jun (Korea)

Volleyball – Men

Gold- France

Silver- ROC

Bronze- Argentina

Water Polo – Women

Gold- USA

Silver- Spain

Bronze- Hungary


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