Tokyo/ Web Desk:
After more than two weeks of competition in 33 sports across 46 disciplines in 43 venues, for a total of 339 medal events, the Tokyo Olympics formally came to an end on Sunday with the closing ceremony.
At the end of the ceremony, the President of the Tokyo Organizing Committee Hashimoto Seiko, and IOC president Thomas Bach delivered two separate speeches. Seiko will thank the athletes and volunteers, and then Bach will declare that the Games are officially closed. The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Beach, handed over the Olympic flag to the Mayor of Paris, the capital of France, where the 2024 Olympic Games will be held.
The Olympics, which began on July 23 in Tokyo, Japan, ended after 16 days, where the United States proves its superiority. The United States won the most medals, winning a total of 113 medals, including 39 gold, 41 silver, and 33 bronze.
Chinese athletes won 38 gold, 32 silver, and 18 bronze medals. With 88 medals China remained in second place.
Olympics 2020 host got the third position with 58 medals; 27 gold, 14 silver, and 17 bronze medals.
The UK also succeeded in getting the name in the top five countries with 65 medals; which received 22 gold, 21 silver, and 22 bronze.
The overall performance of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) was also excellent, but it finished fifth in the gold medal race and third overall. Russian Athletes won 20 gold, 28 silver, and 23 bronze medals, received a total of 71 medals.