Países mais medalhados nos Jogos Olímpicos de verão
July 23, 2021 - August 8, 2021 -
Os Jogos Olímpicos da era moderna começaram em 1896, tendos sido
as medalhas de ouro prata e bronze introduzidas nos Jogos de 1904. Os Jogos Olímpicos de Verão 2020, adiados um ano devido à pandemia de coronavírus, têm lugar em Tóquio. no Japão.
In 2016, at the Rio Olympics, the United States topped the medal table with 46 gold medals, 37 silver and 38 bronze for a total of 121 awards. Followed by Great Britain in second place (27 gold) -- the first country to increase its medal tally at the summer Games immediately following one it hosted -- and China third with 26 gold medals.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games medals are made from recycled small electronic devices, gathered over a two year period from April 2017 to March 2019.
Graphic designer Junichi Kawanishi won a nationwide competition to design the medals which he says symbolise the energy of athletes, the diversity of the games, and the warm glow of friendship.