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World Athletics Championships 2022 Medal Tally Day 5: US leads with 18 medals including 6 Gold

Brazil opened their account on Tuesday as Alison dos Santos claimed gold in the men's hurdle.

Aakash Srivastava Author

Published on - 20 July 2022 7:15 pm

Australia, Brazil, Great Britain and Slovenia each bagged their first gold medals of the 2022 World Athletics Championship on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the United States extended their medal tally by adding two more in their list as Rai Benjamin bagged clinched silver and Trevor Bassitt bagged bronze in the men’s 400m hurdles.

US has now 18 medals comprising six golds, five silvers and seven bronze with five days of competition remaining. Shockingly, Japan who started the highly-competitive championship on a positive note and was leading the chart with two medals on the first day has slipped to 8th position with just two medals to date.

Ethiopia has gained a massive lead in the chart as they have now six medals, including 3-Gold, and as many as Silver. Kenya, Jamaica, Poland and China are in third, fourth, fifth and sixth positions respectively. Brazil opened their account on Tuesday as Alison dos Santos claimed gold in the men’s hurdle. Australia’s Eleanor Patterson won the gold medal in the women’s high jump, while Great Britain’s Jake Wightman surprised everyone by bagging gold in the men’s 1,500 meters and Solvenia’s Kristjan Ceh won the men’s discus.

Tuesday, July 19: Medallists 

Women’s high jump

Gold: Eleanor Patterson, Australia

Silver: Yaroslava Mahuchikh, Ukraine

Bronze: Elena Vallortigara, Italy

Men’s discus

Gold: Kristjan Ceh, Slovenia

Silver: Mykolas Alekna, Lithuania

Bronze: Andrius Gudzius, Lithuania

Men’s 1,500 meters

Gold: Jake Wightman, Great Britain

Silver: Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Norway

Bronze: Mohamed Katir, Spain

Men’s 400 hurdles

Gold: Alison dos Santos, Brazil

Silver: Rai Benjamin, United States

Bronze: Trevor Bassitt, United States

Indian squad for World Athletics Championship:

Men’s Javelin Throw – Neeraj Chopra, Rohit Yadav, Women’s Javelin Throw – Annu Rani, Men’s 20km Race Walk – Sandeep Kumar, Women’s 20km Race Walk – Priyanka Goswami, Men’s Shot Put – Tajinderpal Singh Toor, Men’s Long Jump –  Murali Sreeshankar, Muhammed Anees Yahiya, Jeswin Aldrin, Men’s Triple jump – Abdulla Aboobacker, Praveen Chithravel, Eldhose Paul, Men’s 3000m Steeplechase – Avinash Sable, Women’s 3000m Steeplechase – Parul Chaudhary, Men’s 400m Hurdles – MP Jabir, Men’s 4x400m Relay – Noah Nirmal Tom, Amoj Jacob, Muhammed Ajmal, Naganathan Pandi, Rajesh Ramesh, Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Women’s 200m – S Dhanalakshmi


1. United States 18 6 5 7
2. Ethiopia 6 3 3 0
3. Kenya 6 1 3 2
4. Jamaica 4 1 2 1
5. Poland 3 1 2 0
6. China 3 1 1 1
7. Netherlands 3 0 2 1
8. Japan 2 1 1 0



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