2020 Summer Paralympics medals
LocationTokyo,  Japan
Highlights
Most gold medals China (96)
Most total medals China (207)

The medal table of the 2020 Summer Paralympics ranks the participating National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) by the number of gold medals that are won by their athletes during the competition. The 2020 Paralympics were the sixteenth Games to be held, a quadrennial competition open to athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities. The games were held in Tokyo, Japan from 24 August to 5 September 2021. There were 539 medal events.

Athletes from Costa Rica,[1] Ecuador,[2] El Salvador,[3][4] Montenegro,[5] and Oman[6] won their first Paralympic medals. El Salvador and Oman had never won an Olympic medal. Costa Rica, Ecuador,[7] Ethiopia,[8] Pakistan,[9] and Sri Lanka[10] won their first Paralympic gold medals.

Medal table

Judo, table tennis and taekwondo award two bronze medals per discipline - the table tennis to losing semi-finalists, the combat sports by a repechage system whereby defeated athletes up to the semi-final stage rejoin competition for a bronze medal.

Two silver medals were awarded for a second-place tie in the men's high jump T47 athletics event. No bronze medal was awarded as a result.

Two bronze medals were awarded for a third-place tie in the men's 100 metres T64 athletics event.

Two bronze medals were awarded for a third-place tie in the women's 100 metre freestyle S7 swimming event.

Due to the disqualification of two participants, a bronze medal was not awarded in the women's 100 metres T11 athletics event.

Key

  *   Host country (Japan)

2020 Summer Paralympics medal table[11]
RankNPCGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 China966051207
2 Great Britain413845124
3 United States373631104
4 RPC363349118
5 Netherlands25171759
6 Ukraine24472798
7 Brazil22203072
8 Australia21293080
9 Italy14292669
10 Azerbaijan141419
11 Japan*13152351
12 Germany13121843
13 Iran1211124
14 France11152955
15 Spain9151236
16 Uzbekistan85619
17 Poland761124
18 Hungary75416
19 Switzerland74314
20 Mexico721322
21 New Zealand63312
22 Israel6219
23 Canada510621
24 India58619
25 Thailand55818
26 Slovakia52411
27 Belarus5117
28 Tunisia45211
29 Algeria44412
30 Morocco44311
31 Belgium43815
32 Ireland4217
33 Nigeria41510
34 South Africa4127
35 Cuba4116
36 Jordan4015
37 Colombia371424
38 Venezuela3227
39 Malaysia3205
40 Denmark3115
41 South Korea2101224
42 Turkey24915
43 Indonesia2349
44 Czech Republic2338
45 Chile2316
 Serbia2316
47 Norway2024
48 Singapore2002
49 Austria1539
50 Sweden1528
51 Greece13711
52 Finland1315
 Kazakhstan1315
54 United Arab Emirates1113
55 Costa Rica1102
56 Ecuador1023
57 Cyprus1012
 Sri Lanka1012
59 Ethiopia1001
 Mongolia1001
 Pakistan1001
 Peru1001
63 Argentina0549
64 Egypt0527
65 Croatia0347
66 Latvia0325
67 Georgia0303
68 Hong Kong0235
69 Bulgaria0202
70 Iraq0123
71 Kuwait0112
 Namibia0112
 Romania0112
 Slovenia0112
75 Vietnam0101
76 Lithuania0033
77 Portugal0022
78 Bosnia and Herzegovina0011
 Chinese Taipei0011
 El Salvador0011
 Kenya0011
 Montenegro0011
 Oman0011
 Qatar0011
 Saudi Arabia0011
 Uganda0011
Totals (86 NPCs)5395405891668

Podium sweeps

Date Sport Event Team Gold Silver Bronze Ref
27 August Swimming Men's 50 metre butterfly S5  China Zheng Tao Wang Lichao Yuan Weiyi [12]
28 August Swimming Women's 100m backstroke S11  China Cai Liwen Wang Xinyi Li Guizhi [13]
30 August Swimming Men's 50m backstroke S5  China Zheng Tao Ruan Jingsong Wang Lichao [14]
1 September Swimming Men's 50m freestyle S5  China Zheng Tao Yuan Weiyi Wang Lichao [15]
4 September Athletics Women's 100 metres T63  Italy Ambra Sabatini Martina Caironi Monica Contrafatto [16]

Changes

Marcin Polak was provisionally suspended from the men's individual pursuit B pending an adjudication following a positive test for a banned substance.[17]

See also

References

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