Paralympics medal table: Who’s winning Tokyo 2020 so far?08/24/2021
The Tokyo Paralympics opening ceremony has signalled the start of the 2021 Games and from here on out, over 500 events across 22 sports will see athletes compete for gold, silver and bronze medals and a lifetime of memories.
Five years ago in Rio it was China who topped the medals table, with Great Britain in second after claiming 64 golds and 147 medals in total. Ukraine, United States and Australia rounded out the top five.
Then-hosts Brazil ended in eighth, with this year’s host nation Japan failing to win a gold on that occasion, but tallying 24 medals altogether.
At Tokyo 2020, the first medal events and finals will be held on 25 August, in cycling track, swimming and wheelchair fencing events, with the last medals handed out on 5 September – the same day as the closing ceremony.
The medal table in full will be below and updated regularly at the end of each day’s events:
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