On the 8th day of the Tokyo Olympic Games, Japan won two gold medals and one bronze medal, including the first gold medal in fencing in the men's fencing team, and the number of gold medals won in this tournament is 17, which is the largest number in history. rice field.


Yu Yamada, Koki Kano, Kazuyasu Minobe, and Satoru Uyama participated in the fencing men's team, and three people except Minobe participated in the final, 45 to 36 at the Russian Olympic Committee. And won the gold medal.

This is the first time Japan has won a gold medal in fencing.


In judo, Akira Sone, who participated for the first time in a class over 78 kg for women, played against a Cuban player in the final and won a gold medal due to the loss of the opponent's foul.

This is the first gold medal in this class in four competitions since the 2004 Athens Games.

In addition, the number of gold medals in Japanese judo at this tournament was nine, including five for boys and four for girls, surpassing the eight in the 2004 Athens Olympics, the highest number.


In badminton, the pair of Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino won the bronze medal in the mixed doubles by winning the bronze medal straight over the Hong Kong pair in the bronze medal match.

This is the first time for a Japanese player to win a medal in this event, and since all Japanese players have been eliminated in this tournament and other events, it is the only medal in badminton.

Number of medals won

On the 8th day of the tournament, Japan won a total of 3 medals, 17 gold, 4 silver and 7 bronze, for a total of 28 medals.

The 17 gold medals won by Japan surpassed the 16 gold medals of the 1964 Tokyo Games and the 2004 Athens Games, the highest number ever.

In terms of the number of gold medals, it is second only to the top 19 in China.

The ranking of the total number of medals is

▼ America

ranked first with a total of

41 gold, 16 silver and 11 bronze,

followed by China with 19 gold, 10 silver and 11 bronze, a total of 40 medals. 2nd place,

▼ The Russian Olympic Committee is 3rd with 34 gold, 14 silver and 10 bronze, and

▼ Japan is 4th with 28.