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Tokyo 2020 was Japan's best Olympics yet with record medal haul

Japan won a record-breaking 58 medals at this year's Olympic Games. Here's every medal won by Team Japan

Kaila Imada
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Kaila Imada

After 16 days of competition and 339 events, the Tokyo Olympics have officially ended. Tokyo has come out of the Games with a record-breaking 27 gold medal wins and a total of 58 medals overall.

It's the most gold – and the most medals in total – that Japan has ever won at a single Olympic Games. The country's previous record for gold was set at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and equalled at Athens in 2004, with just 16 gold medals. Meanwhile, Japan's previous best medal total was 41 at Rio de Janeiro in 2016. We're hoping that upward trend continues in Paris in 2024.

This year, Japan also had a record number of 582 athletes participating in the Games. Since the first day, the country has had a number of memorable wins that will live on in the history books, including Japan’s first medals in the new sports introduced this year – skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing.

Here's the full breakdown of Japan's medal wins. By the close of competition on August 8Japan won a total of 58 medals:

27 gold
14 silver
17 bronze

Read on for the full list of every Team Japan medalist in every sport. For a recap, check out our pick of the 7 incredible things that made Tokyo 2020 a memorable Olympics.

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Japan’s medal tally

Day 16: August 8

Total: 2 silver medals

Team Japan, silver medal, Basketball: Women

Yumi Kajihara, silver medal, Cycling Track: Women's Omnium

Day 15: August 7
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Day 15: August 7

Total: 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal, 1 bronze medal

Team Japan, gold medal, Baseball

Yui Susaki, gold medal, Wrestling: Women's Freestyle 50kg

Takuto Otoguro, gold medal, Wrestling: Men's Freestyle 65kg

Mone Inami, silver medal, Golf: Women's Individual Stroke Play

Ryutaro Araga, bronze medal, Karate: Men's Kumite

Day 14: August 6
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Day 14: August 6

Total: 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal, 2 bronze medals

Ryo Kiyuna, gold medal, Karate: Men's Kata

Mayu Mukaida, gold medal, Wrestling: Women's Freestyle 53kg

Miho Nonaka, silver medal, Sport Climbing: Women's Combined

Akiyo Noguchi, bronze medal, Sport Climbing: Women's Combined

Team Japan, bronze medal, Table Tennis: Men's Team

Day 13: August 5

Total: 1 gold medal, 3 silver medals, 2 bronze medals

Risako Kawai, gold medal, Wrestling: Women's Freestyle 57kg

Koki Ikeda, silver medal, Athletics: Men's 20km Race Walk

Kiyou Shimizu, silver medal, Karate: Women's Kata

Team Japan, silver medal, Table Tennis: Women's Team

Toshikazu Yamanishi, bronze medal, Athletics: Men's 20km Race Walk

Ryomei Tanaka, bronze medal, Boxing: Men's Fly (48-52kg)

Day 11: August 3
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Day 11: August 3

Total: 2 gold medals, 1 bronze medal

Sena Irie, gold medal, Boxing: Women's Feather (54-57kg)

Daiki Hashimoto, gold medal, Artistic Gymnastics: Men's Horizontal Bar

Shohei Yabiku, bronze medal, Wrestling: Men's Greco-Roman 77kg


Day 10: August 2

Total: 1 silver medal, 1 bronze medal

Kenichiro Fumita, silver medal, Wrestling: Men's Greco-Roman 60kg

Mai Murakami, bronze medal, Artistic Gymnastics: Women's Floor Excercise 

Day 9: August 1

Total: 1 bronze medal

Kazuma Kaya, bronze medal, Artistic Gymnastics: Men's Pommel Horse


Day 8: July 31

Total: 1 silver medal, 1 bronze medal

Team Japan, silver medal, Judo: Mixed Team

Takaharu Furukawa, bronze medal, Archery: Men's Individual



Day 6: July 29

Total: 2 gold medals, 1 bronze medal

Shiori Hamada, gold medal, Judo: Women -78kg

Aaron Wolf, gold medal, Judo: Men -100kg

Mima Ito, bronze medal, Table Tennis: Women's Singles

Day 2: July 25
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Day 2: July 25

Total: 4 gold medals

Yuto Horigome, gold medal, Skateboarding: Men’s Street

Yui Ohashi, gold medal, Swimming: Women's 200m Individual Medley

Hifumi Abe, gold medal, Judo: Men -66kg

Uta Abe, gold medal, Judo: Women -52kg

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