olympic medal count 2021
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Olympic is the world biggest event of sports. It’s the gathering and celebrating of every kind of sport that takes strength, power, energy, ability, quality and a heart full of appetite and confidence to compete against the whole world.

People and athletics from all around the globe assemble in a place for this royal event. Athletes are honoured with medals according to their merits. In Olympics, they give three types of medals- Gold, Silver and Bronze for the first, second and third prize respectively.

Now 2020 Tokyo Olympics is underway. Before that there’s been a total of 51 Olympics that took place in the past, 28 in summer and 23 in winter. All countries joined in those Olympics and biggest sports honour for their country.

Here we create a full list of all those countries that owned Olympic medals and the list of how many times they received this privilege.

So, let’s the full list of Olympic medal count 2021.

What is Olympic Games?

Before going into the Olympic medal counting section let’s built a lucid idea(for those who already know the history and begging of the Olympics can skip this part).

The origin of the Olympics started a long long time ago. It was the time when the Greeks were the ruler of the world. They used to arrange a big sports celebration and people from all corners of the world came here. The game was named after the city of Olympia located in ancient Greece. Historians said that the game first started in 776 BC and in that time it lasts since 393 AD. And then after the 1503 year’s later of its end, the Olympic got his rebirth. And that’s what we see today as the modern Olympic.

The man who is responsible for the rebirth of the Olympics is Baron Pierre de Coubertin, a Frenchman. He is considered the father of the modern Olympics. He first proposed the idea of a new Olympic in 1894. And as his initiative, the first modern Olympic took place in Athens, Greece, in 1896.

And since then, after every four years, IOC (International Olympic Committee) arrange this event. The game takes place in two features, the Summer Olympic and the Winter Olympic. The Olympics have held a total of 51 times and got cancelled three times in 1916, 1940,1944, all three world war was responsible for the cancellation.

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What is Olympic Medal?

There are three types of medals available for the competitors, the Gold, Bronze and Silver medal. Contestants got this according to their merit, first second and third(sorry, but there is no consolation prize). Athletes got these titles in 33 sports and 46 disciplines.

It’s the biggest prize one can earn in their lifetime as a sportsman. It’s not just self-achievement, it’s an achievement for the country. It’s an opportunity to represent one’s country in front of the whole world and place to earn the honour for his motherland. And for this, the Olympics is considered the world greatest sports event.

Olympic Gold Medal
Photo: CBS Sports

Full list of Olympic Medal Count 2021

In the Olympics total of 206 countries participate with their best athletic. But all of them can’t win the medal. 72 countries never won a single medal in Olympics. And the top medal earning county is the USA, they hold 29 Olympic medals in their bag.

Let’s see the table of the Olympic Medal Count 2021.

This list was last updated on Friday, 30th July at 4.20 a.m ET

Rank
Country
GoldGold Medal
SilverSilver Medal
BronzeBronze Medal
Total
Rank
by
Total
1
People’s Republic of China
18911382
2
Japan
1547264
3
United States of America
141611411
4
ROC
10139323
5
Australia
9211226
6
Great Britain
699245
7
Republic of Korea
5451410
8
Netherlands
375158
9
France
3531111
10
Germany
348158
11
Canada
3351111
12
New Zealand
331713
13
Italy
2711207
14
Czech Republic
221517
15
Hungary
212517
16
Slovenia
211419
17
Croatia
202419
18
Kosovo
200233
19
Brazil
133713
19
Switzerland
133713
21
Romania
130419
21
Chinese Taipei
123616
23
Georgia
120325
23
Hong Kong, China
120325
23
Estonia
101224
26
Bermuda
100139
26
Ecuador
100139
26
Islamic Republic of Iran
100139
26
Norway
100139
26
Philippines
100139
26
Thailand
100139
26
Uzbekistan
100139
33
Spain
021316
34
Georgia
020224
34
South Africa
020224
36
Mongolia
012316
37
Belgium
011224
37
Czech Republic
011224
37
Indonesia
011224
37
New Zealand
011224
41
Bulgaria
010139
41
Colombia
010139
41
Denmark
010139
41
India
010139
41
Jordan
010139
41
North Macedonia
010139
41
Poland
010139
41
Turkmenistan
010139
49
Kazakhstan
003316
49
Ukraine
003316
51
Egypt
002224
51
Mexico
002224
51
Turkey
002224
54
Côte d’Ivoire
001139
54
Cuba
001139
54
Ireland
001139
54
Israel
001139
54
Kuwait
001139

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