The Tokyo Olympics have come to an exciting close! The games began on Friday, July 23 with the opening ceremony and will end with the closing ceremony tonight, Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Tokyo Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. The games and the amazing athletes were inspirational to watch.
One incredible moment for the USA Taekwondo Team was Anastasija Zolotic winning the first Taekwondo gold medal for the US women's Team. If you missed the match you can watch the historic moment on YouTube; Anastasija Zolotic gold medal fight on Peacock.
The medal results for the Taekwondo Tokyo Olympics 2020 matches are as follows;
ROC - 4 Medals
Great Britain, & Republic of Korea - 3 Medals
Croatia, Egypt, Serbia, Turkey - 2 Medals
Chinese Taipei, Cote d'ivoire, Cuba, France, Israel, Italy, Jordan, North Macedonia, People's Republic of China, Spain, Thailand, Tunisia, United States, & Uzbekistan - 1 Medal
How to watch the closing ceremony:
Primetime Coverage 8:00pm ET - on NBC, NBCOlympics.com, NBC Sports App.
As the exiting games comes to a close, let's be inspired and train even harder in the upcoming year. Some of you may even be future olympians!