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Olympic Wrestling Medal Count as of August 7: United States wins medal count with nine

by Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling

Sarah Hildebrandt after winning a bronze medal at 50 kg, which gave the USA nine overall medals, the most of any nation in Tokyo. Photo by Tony Rotundo, UWW


After the sixth and final day of finals at the wrestling competition of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the United States won the medal count with nine total medals.


Team USA had three gold, two silver and four bronze. It is the most medals won by the USA in a non-boycotted Olympics, and is only surpassed by the 1984 Los Angeles team which won 13 medals. The USA had all five of its men’s freestyle entries win a medal, as well as a record four women’s freestyle medalists.


Right behind the USA in the medal count is the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) with eight. ROC had four gold and four bronze during the Olympics.


Host Japan is next with seven medals. They had the most gold medals with five, and added one silver and one bronze.


Three nations had four medals, Ukraine, China and Iran.


Nations getting gold medals on the final night were Japan with two (65 kg MFS, 50 kg WFS) and ROC (97 kg FS)


Total Wrestling Medals

(gold-silver-bronze)

United States 9 (3-2-4)

ROC 8 (4-0-4)

Japan 7 (5-1-1)

Ukraine 4 (1-1-2)

Iran 4 (1-1-2)

China 4 (0-2-2)

Cuba 3 (2-0-1)

Germany 3 (1-0-2)

Kyrgyzstan 3 (0-2-1)

Belarus 3 (0-2-1)

Azerbaijan 3 (0-1-2)

Turkey 3 (0-0-3)

Hungary 2 (1-1-0)

Georgia 2 (0-2-0)

India 1 (0-1-1)

Bulgaria 2 (0-0-2)

Armenia 1 (0-1-0)

Nigeria 1 (0-1-0)

Poland 1 (0-0-1)

Egypt 1 (0-0-1)

Serbia 1 (0-0-1)

Kazakhstan 1 (0-0-1)

San Marino 1 (0-0-1)

Uzbekistan 1 (0-0-1)

Mongolia 1 (0-0-1)

Italy (0-0-1)

Women’s Freestyle Medals

Japan 4 (4-0-0)

United States 4 (1-1-2)

China 3 (0-2-1)

Kyrgyzstan 2 (0-1-1)

Belarus 2 (0-1-1)

Ukraine 2 (0-0-2)

Bulgaria, 2 (0-0-2)

Germany 1 (1-0-0)

Nigeria 1 (0-0-1)

Turkey, 1 (0-0-1)

Mongolia 1 (0-0-1)

Azerbaijan 1 (0-0-1)

Men’s Freestyle Medals

ROC 5 (3-0-2)

United States 5 (2-1-2)

Iran 2 (0-1-1)

Japan 1 (1-0-0)

India 1 (0-1-0)

Belarus 1 (0-1-0)

Georgia 1 (0-1-0)

Axerbaijan 1 (0-1-0)

Kazakhstan 1 (0-0-1)

San Marino 1 (0-0-1)

Uzbekistan 1 (0-0-1)

Turkey 1 (0-0-1)

Cuba 1 (0-0-1)

Italy 1 (0-0-1)

India 1 (0-0-1)

Greco-Roman Medals

ROC 3 (1-2-0)

Cuba 2 (2-0-0)

Hungary 2 (1-1-0)

Ukraine 2 (1-1-0)

Iran 2 (1-0-1)

Japan 2 (0-1-1)

Germany 2 (0-0-2)

Georgia 1 (0-1-0)

Kyrgyzstan 1 (0-1-0)

Armenia 1 (0-1-0)

Turkey, 1 (0-0-1)

China, 1 (0-0-1)

Azerbaijan 1 (0-0-1)

Poland 1 (0-0-1)

Egypt 1 (0-0-1)

Serbia (0-0-1)

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