While the opening ceremonial of the 2020 Olympics (in 2021) is acceptable for Friday, the opening matches person started marking the unofficial commencement of the Games a twelvemonth aft they were primitively acceptable to begin.
The Olympics officially statesman connected July 23, 2021 and tally until Aug. 8, 2021. Throughout the 2020 Olympics, you volition beryllium capable to spot the Olympic medal number for each state — including Canada — successful the live-updating illustration below. As each state racks up medals, the illustration volition update, truthful you tin spot which federation is starring the Olympic medal count.
Canada has a fig of medal hopefuls, including Andre De Grasse, who won a bronze medal successful the 100-metre sprint astatine the 2016 Rio Olympics, and Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals astatine the 2016 Olympics successful swimming. The perennially competitory women’s shot squad is besides expected to beryllium among the favourites to triumph a medal for Canada.
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The United States, however, is expected to prime up the astir wide medals arsenic good arsenic the astir golden medals, according to a forecast done by Gracenote, a institution that supplies sports analysis. Gracenote’s forecast besides suggests China is the adjacent favourite to people the astir wide Olympic medals portion Russia, Japan and Britain are expected to circular retired the apical five.
Keep an oculus connected the illustration beneath for the latest Olympic medal counts:
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