USA leads Olympics medal tally
July 27, 2021 4:22 pm
Lydia Jacoby, 17 wins women's 100m breaststroke gold for USA [Source: Olympics]
The United States of America is now leading the Tokyo Olympic Games medal tally for the first time since the competition started last Wednesday.
USA at the top thanks to a better silver medal count.
The defending Olympics champion now leads with 8 gold, 3 silver, and 8 bronze medals followed by hosts Japan who have 8 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze.
China is now third with 7 gold, 5 silver, and 7 bronze while Russia has 5 gold, 7 silver, and 3 bronze.
Also slowly climbing the medal standings is Great Britain with 4 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze as they sit in the sixth position at the moment.
The medal tally is expected to change later this evening with more finals in different events scheduled.