Sport How many gold medals did USA have? Complete list of 2021 Olympic medalists from United States
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Team USA is used to winning gold medals at the Olympic Games, especially during the summer.
In the history of the Summer Games, no country has medaled more than the United States. Through the 2021 Olympics, Team USA has 2,636 Summer Olympic medals to its name. Of those, 1,061 are gold. That's better than 40 percent of Team USA's medals.
In each of the previous two Olympic Games (2012 and 2016), Team USA earned 46 gold medals. Its high-water mark, 83, was reached during the 1984 Olympics, which were held in Los Angeles. Since 1948, the United States has never failed to win at least 32 gold medals. It kept that streak alive in 2021, although it fell short of matching its 2012 and 2016 hauls.
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How did Team USA do in the gold medal department during the? Here's a look at every single gold medal it won as it looked to dominate on the world stage once again.
How many gold medals does USA have?
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- USA gold medal count: 39
The United States won 39 gold medals at the 2021 Olympics, which was first among all countries in Tokyo.
Who won Olympic gold for Team USA?
Here's a full list of the athletes who won gold for Team USA during the 2021 Olympics.
|Athletics||Valarie Allman||Women's discus|
|Athletics||Athing Mu||Women's 800m|
|Athletics||Sydney McLaughlin||Women's 400m hurdles|
|Athletics||Ryan Crouser||Men's shot put|
|Athletics||Katie Nageotte||Women's pole vault|
|Athletics||Sydney McLaughlin, Allyson Felix, Dalilah Muhammad, Athing Mu||Women's 4x400 relay|
|Athletics||Michael Cherry, Michael Norman, Bryce Deadmon, Rai Benjamin||Men's 4x400 relay|
|Basketball||United States men's national team||Men's final|
|Basketball||United States women's national team||Women's final|
|Basketball||Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum, Jackie Young||Women's 3x3|
|Beach Volleyball||April Ross, Alix Klineman||Women's final|
|Canoe Sprint||Nevin Harrison||Women's C1 200m|
|Cycling Track||Jennifer Valente||Women's omnium|
|Fencing||Lee Kiefer||Women's foil final|
|Golf||Xander Schauffele||Men's stroke play|
|Golf||Nelly Korda||Women's stroke play|
|Gymnastics||Sunisa Lee||Women's all-around|
|Gymnastics||Jade Carey||Women's floor exercise|
|Shooting||Vincent Hancock||Men's skeet shooting|
|Shooting||Amber English||Women's skeet shooting|
|Shooting||William Shaner||Men's 10m air rifle|
|Surfing||Carissa Moore||Women's shortboard|
|Swimming||Chase Kalisz||Men's 400m individual medley|
|Swimming||Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni, Bowen Becker, Zach Apple||Men's 4x100m freestyle relay|
|Swimming||Lydia Jacoby||Women's 100m breaststroke|
|Swimming||Katie Ledecky||Women's 1500m freestyle|
|Swimming||Bobby Finke||Men's 800m freestyle|
|Swimming||Caeleb Dressel||Men's 100m freestyle|
|Swimming||Katie Ledecky||Women's 800m freestyle|
|Swimming||Caeleb Dressel||Men's 100m butterfly|
|Swimming||Caeleb Dressel||Men's 50m freestyle|
|Swimming||Bobby Finke||Men's 800m freestyle|
|Swimming||Ryan Murphy, Michael Andrew, Caeleb Dressel, Zach Apple||Men's 4x100 medley relay|
|Taekwondo||Anastasija Zolotic||Women's taekwondo final|
|Volleyball||United States women's team||Women's final|
|Water polo||United States women's team||Women's final|
|Wrestling||Tamyra Marianna Mensah Stock||Women's freestyle 68kg|
|Wrestling||David Morris Taylor III||Men's freestyle 86kg|
|Wrestling||Gable Steveson||Men's freestyle 125kg|
2021 USA Olympic medal results by sport
|Cycling: BMX Racing/Freestyle||—||1||—||1|
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Olympic baseball might be hard to catch on your TV, but there will still be viewing options to catch some hardball this Olympic cycle.The United States is actually unfamiliar to gold in the Olympic games: In five inclusions in the Olympics since baseball was first held as a sport in 1992, the US has just one gold medal resting on the mantle. They've medaled three times overall in five games, with two bronze medals in the trophy case alongside the gold.