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GAMES OF THE 32 OLYMPIAD

Games of the 32  Olympiad, 2020
Start:
23 Jul 2021
End:
08 Aug 2021
Countries:
206
Athletes:
11090
Sports:
44
Events:
339
City:
Tokyo, Japan

TOKYO 2020 - Bid History

  • In the Round 1 three candidate cities were bidding to host the Olympic games 2020 - Madrid, Spain, Tokyo, Japan and Istanbul, Turkey.
  • In September 2013, at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Tokyo was selected as host city of the Games of the 32 Olympiad with 60 votes over Istanbul (36 votes) in the Round 2.
  • Tokyo, Japan become the first city in Asia that will host Olympic games for second time.
  • Due to a global COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the Games of the 32 Olympiad have been postponed by one year.

Games of the 32 Olympiad, 2020 - Interesting Facts

  • Japan's Emperor Naruhito officially opened the Games of the 32 Olympiad in a nearly empty 68,000-capacity Olympic Stadium after the Games were postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Tokyo venues did not have spectators due to the city's coronavirus state of emergency through the Games.
  • The metals required to manufacture the approximately 5,000 gold, silver and bronze medals were extracted from small electronic devices contributed by people from all over Japan.
  • The Olympic motto - "Citius, Altius, Fortius" (Faster, Higher, Stronger) was changed to "Citius, Altius, Fortius - Communiter" (Faster, Higher, Stronger - Together) in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
  • Russia banned from Olympics again over doping cover-up, but Russian athletes competing in the 2020 Games as "neutrals" under the moniker ROC, or Russian Olympic Committee.
  • American swimmer Caeleb DRESSEL won 5 gold medals.
  • Australian female swimmer Emma MCKEON won 4 gold and 3 bronze medals.
  • Jamaican female sprinter Elaine THOMPSON-HERAH won 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay events.
  • Jamaican hurdler Hansle PARCHMENT had accidentally taken the wrong bus on the day of the final. Volunteer Tijana Stojkovic gave Parchment money to take a taxi directly to the stadium. A hurdler arrived at the correct venue where he won a gold medal.

Summer Olympics 2020 - Medal Table

Gold Medals
Silver Medals
Bronze Medals
Total
1
USA
39
41
33
113
2
38
32
18
88
3
27
14
17
58
4
22
21
22
65
5
ROC
20
28
23
71
6
17
7
22
46
7
10
12
14
36
8
10
12
11
33
9
10
11
16
37
10
10
10
20
40
11
7
6
11
24
12
7
6
8
21
13
7
6
7
20
14
7
3
5
15
15
6
7
7
20
16
6
4
10
20
17
4
5
5
14
18
4
4
3
11
19
4
4
2
10
20
4
2
2
8
21
4
1
4
9
22
3
8
6
17
23
3
6
0
9
24
3
4
6
13
25
3
4
4
11
26
3
3
2
8
27
3
2
2
7
28
3
1
5
9
29
3
1
3
7
30
3
1
2
6
31
3
1
1
5
32
3
0
2
5
33
2
5
1
8
34
2
4
6
12
35
2
2
9
13
36
2
1
1
4
36
2
1
1
4
38
2
1
0
3
39
2
0
2
4
39
2
0
2
4
41
2
0
1
3
42
2
0
0
2
42
2
0
0
2
44
1
6
12
19
45
1
3
3
7
46
1
3
0
4
46
1
3
0
4
48
1
2
4
7
49
1
2
3
6
50
1
2
1
4
50
1
2
1
4
52
RSA
1
2
0
3
53
1
1
5
7
54
1
1
4
6
55
1
1
3
5
56
1
1
2
4
56
1
1
2
4
58
1
1
0
2
59
1
0
1
2
59
1
0
1
2
59
1
0
1
2
59
1
0
1
2
63
1
0
0
1
63
1
0
0
1
63
1
0
0
1
66
0
4
1
5
67
0
3
4
7
68
0
3
2
5
69
0
2
2
4
70
0
2
1
3
71
0
1
3
4
72
0
1
2
3
72
0
1
2
3
74
0
1
1
2
74
0
1
1
2
74
0
1
1
2
77
0
1
0
1
77
0
1
0
1
77
0
1
0
1
77
0
1
0
1
77
0
1
0
1
77
0
1
0
1
83
0
0
8
8
84
0
0
4
4
85
0
0
2
2
86
0
0
1
1
86
0
0
1
1
86
0
0
1
1
86
0
0
1
1
86
0
0
1
1
86
0
0
1
1
86
0
0
1
1
86
0
0
1
1

TOKYO 2020 - Top Medalists