MEDAL JO. New medal for France, this Wednesday, August 4, at the 2021 Olympics thanks to the third place of the duo Camille Lecointre and Aloïse Retornaz in sailing 470. With 25 medals including 6 in gold, France is in 8th place in the medal table . Discover the ranking of the nations of these Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games.
[Mis à jour le 4 août 2021 à 09h55] France today won a new bronze medal at the 2021 Olympics, thanks to Camille Lecointre and Aloïse Retornaz in sailing 470. The French lost the silver medal in the medal race when they were second behind the Poles . Note that France stagnates in 8th place in the classification of the Tokyo Olympics, with 25 medals including 6 in gold. The recap of French medals, day by day:
- Tuesday August 3: The French team of track cycling, in team sprinting (Sébastien Vigier, Florian Grengbo and Rayan Helal) brought back the bronze.
- Monday August 2: Jean Quiquampoix was crowned in the pistol shooting event (speed) while the bronze medal was obtained by the French equestrian team during the team show jumping competition (Christopher Six, Nicolas Touzaint, Karim Laghouag).
- Sunday August 1st: the French foil team won the gold medal and Florent Manaudou won silver in the 50m freestyle.
- Saturday July 31: The mixed triathlon relay won the bronze medal while the girls in rugby sevens, Charline Picon (windsurfing), Thomas Goyard (windsurfing) and the sabers, won a silver medal . The French judo team won the gold medal.
- Friday July 30: Teddy Riner and Romane Dicko won a bronze medal in judo
- Thursday July 29: the Blues increased their total with three silver medals, thanks to the women’s foil team, beaten in the final by Russia, to the judoka Madeline Malonga, dominated in the final of the -78 kg category by the Japanese Shori Hamada, and in the tandem composed of Claire Bové and Laura Tarantola, in rowing (two light weight pairs).
- Wednesday July 28: The men’s rowing pair Boucheron and Androdias won the gold medal.
- Tuesday July 27: the Blues were able to count on the bronze medal of Althéa Laurin in taekwondo (+67 kg), and on the title won by Clarisse Agbégnénou in judo (-63 kg).
- Monday July 26: Sarah-Léonie Cysique (judo) won the silver medal in the -57kg and Manon Brunet (fencing) won the bronze medal in the saber.
- Sunday July 25: Romain Cannone brought the first gold medal to the épée. In judo, Amandine Buchard won silver in the -52 kg category.
- Saturday July 24: in judo, Luka Mkheidze won bronze in judo in -60 kg.
Here is the complete table of medals for these 2021 Olympics. The ranking is based on the number of gold medals. To decide between two delegations tied, the total of the medals is taken into account (see the last two columns). This medal table will be updated very regularly throughout the competition.
The goal of the France team for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics is to do at least as well as during the Rio Olympics. It is therefore 42 medals minimum that the France team will have to bring back from Japan. In Brazil, the harvest brought the Blues 10 gold medals, 18 silver medals and 14 bronze medals. France then managed to do a little better than in Beijing four years earlier (41 Olympic medals). Here is the list of French medals in the Tokyo Olympics:
The ranking of medals for the Olympics has traditionally been based on gold medals. For the Summer Olympics, if we stick to the historical record up to the 2016 Olympics in Rio, it is the United States that obtained the most gold medals with 1,023 gold medals. The USA can also boast 796 silver medals and 707 bronze medals for a total of 2526 metal rings. Follows the Soviet Union (excluding contemporary Russia) with 395 gold medals, 319 silver medals and 296 bronze medals, Germany (excluding former East Germany) with 275 gold medals, 315 of silver and 347 bronze, Great Britain with 263 gold, 295 silver and 293 bronze. China recently entered the world’s five largest Olympic Games nations with 224 gold medals, 167 silver medals and 155 bronze medals.
France comes in sixth position with 213 gold medals, 243 silver medals and 264 bronze medals. For the Winter Olympics, Norway is this time at the top of the list with 132 gold medals, 125 silver medals and 111 bronze medals. If we combine the summer Olympics and winter Olympics finally, the United States confirm their hegemony with 1128 gold medals in total, 908 silver and 795 bronze, or 2831 medals in total.