Olympics Update: Where Do the Women of Team USA Stand?

'Tis the season for gold, silver and bronze!

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If you’re enjoying The 2020 Tokyo Olympics as much as we are, you’ve probably seen quite a few shining (gold) moments from our U.S. athletes.¬†Overall, 339 medals will be awarded across 33 sports.

The medal count as of today is as follows:

USA Olympic medal count 2021 (as of August 5, 2021)

  • Gold: 29
  • Silver: 35
  • Bronze: 27

This comes to a total of 91 medals for Team USA!

Below are some (but obviously not all) notable wins by female Olympians:

Lydia Jacoby, swimming, women’s 100m breaststroke | GOLD

Lee Kiefer, fencing, women’s foil individual | GOLD

Jade Carey, artistic gymnastics, women’s floor exercise | GOLD

Katie Nageotte, athletics, women’s pole vault | GOLD

Kendra Harrison, athletics, women’s 100m hurdles | SILVER


Raven Saunders, athletics, women’s shot put | SILVER

Courtney Frerichs, athletics, women’s 3000m steeplechase | SILVER

Kate Nye, weightlifting | SILVER

Kate Nye
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Simone Biles, artistic gymnastics, women’s balance beam | BRONZE

Katie Zaferes, triathlon, women’s individual | BRONZE

Sunisa Lee, artistic gymnastics, women’s uneven bars | BRONZE


For a full comprehensive list of Olympic medal winners, check out results on the official Olympic website.