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Tokyo 2020 was a record breaking Games for the Australian Olympic Team, and the equal best ever medal haul in terms of gold medals won - 17 in total.

Scroll down for the breakdown of the Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Team in numbers.

The Team

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486.

Athletes in the Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Team. Our biggest offshore Team, and second biggest behind Sydney 2000 .

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308.

The Tokyo 2020 Team is made up of 308 debutants (63.4%)

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53.7%.

261 (53.7%) of the Team members are female, that's a record percentage for Australia.

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16.

The Tokyo 2020 Team included 16 Indigenous Australians. The most of any Australian Olympic Team.

The Medals

The Tokyo 2020 Australian Olympic Team achieved their second best ever medal haul. Australia has placed sixth on the medal table, ahead of sporting powerhouses France and Germany.

YEARCITYGOLDSILVERBRONZETOTAL MEDALS
2004Athens17161750
2020Tokyo1772246
2000Sydney16251758
2008Beijing14151746
1956Melbourne1381435

 

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32.

32 (70%) of our 46 medals have been won in water-related sports.

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99.

99 different Australian athletes have a Tokyo 2020 medal. Our tally of 46 medals yielded 129 individual medals by 99 athletes across 19 sports.

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58.

Of the 99 medal winners, 58 were on debut (59%) and 26 (26%) were at their second Games.

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26.9.

The average age of the 99 medallists is 26.9

Medals by Age & Gender

Age

  • Medals were won by the Team's youngest member, Mollie O'Callaghan, 17 (Swimming), and the second oldest (oldest male) Andrew Hoy at 62 (Equestrian).

Gender

  • Medals were won by 29 women and 70 men. The men's count was helped by two men’s teams finishing on the podium.

Medals by Day

Australia achieved their two best single days in Olympic history

DATECITYGOLDSILVERBRONZETOTAL MEDALS
1 August 2021Tokyo4004
28 July 2021Tokyo3047
21 August 2004Athens3126
6 December 1956Melbourne3115

 

Medals by Sport

  • Swimming 9 x Golds, 3 x Silver, 8 Bronze
  • Rowing 2 x Gold, 2 x Bronze
  • Sailing 2 x Gold
  • Canoe Slalom 1 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Canoe Sprint 1 x Gold
  • BMX Freestyle 1 x Gold
  • Skateboarding 1 x Gold
  • Athletics 1 x Silver, 2 x Bronze
  • Hockey 1 x Silver
  • Beach Volleyball 1 x Silver
  • Boxing 1 x Bronze
  • Equestrian 1 x Silver, 1 x Bronze
  • Road Cycling 1 x Bronze
  • Diving 1 x Bronze
  • Marathon Swimming 1 x Bronze
  • Surfing 1 x Bronze
  • Tennis 1 x Bronze
  • Track Cycling 1 x Bronze
  • Basketball 1 x Bronze

Australia's Multi-Medallists

  • Emma McKeon Swimming 4 x Gold, 3 x Bronze
  • Kaylee McKeown (Swimming) 3 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Ariarne Titmus (Swimming) 2 x Gold, 1 x Silver, 1 x Bronze
  • Cate Campbell (Swimming) 2 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Mollie O'Callaghan (Swimming) 2 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Brianna Throssell (Swimming) 1 x Gold, 2 x Bronze
  • Bronte Campbell (Swimming) 1 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Zac Stubblety-Cook (Swimming) 1 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Emily Seebohm (Swimming) 1 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Jessica Fox (Canoe Slalom) 1 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Meg Harris (Swimming) 1 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Madison Wilson (Swimming) 1 x Gold, 1 x Bronze
  • Kyle Chalmers (Swimming) 1 x Silver, 2 Bronze
  • Andrew Hoy (Equestrian) 1 x Silver, 1 x Bronze
  • Alexander Graham (Swimming) 2 x Bronze
  • Matthew Temple (Swimming) 2 x Bronze
  • Zac Incerti (Swimming) 2 x Bronze

The Records

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1.

1 World Record (Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay, Swimming)

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11 Olympic Records (Swimming)

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3 Olympic Bests (Rowing and Canoe/Kayak)

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14 Australian Records (Swimming and Track & Field)

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118.

118 Aussie athletes finished just outside the medals, finishing 4th or 5th. 4 teams or individuals placing fourth and 19 teams or individuals placing fifth.