The Tokyo Olympics are now coming to its end with the closing ceremony. These games were supposed to happen in 2020 but that was not possible due to the Covid pandemic. The japan decided to organized in 2021 and finally, it has completed.
The American women have given remarkable performance toward leading the medal count. In the Tokyo Olympics, they hit the accelerator with 66 Medals out of 113.
With their brilliant performance, U.S. finishes first in the overall medal count with 113 to China’s 88, including 39 golds to 38 for China.
— Team USA (@TeamUSA) August 8, 2021
Sarah Hirshland, CEO of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee Said that “Fundamentally, access to women sport in our country is catching up to the elite levels and we’re blessed that we’ve seen progress.”
— USA Volleyball (@usavolleyball) August 8, 2021
In this Olympics, American women set some of the memorable and iconic moments.
- The basketball team claimed its seventh consecutive gold, beating Japan on Sunday
- The water polo team won its third gold in a row.
- The volleyball team won its first.
- Sunisa Lee became the fifth all-around Olympic champion in gymnastics and fourth consecutive for the Americans
- Allyson Felix – in her fifth Olympics and first since having her daughter in 2018 – claimed bronze in the 400 meters and gold in the 4×400 relay
- Molly Seidel became only the third American woman to medal in the marathon, claiming bronze.
— Ashleigh Johnson (@theAshJohnson) August 7, 2021
“I’ve seen other U.S. athletes do such incredible things these Games,” Seidel said.