The Chinese delegation added two more gold medals to their Tokyo Olympics medal tally, bringing the gold medal haul to 21 at the end of Day 8.
China has also claimed 13 silver and 12 bronze medals for an overall tally of 46 medals.
Hosts Japan remain in second spot with 17 gold medals, having failed to win any events on Day 8.
The hosts also have five silvers and eight bronze for a tally of 30 medals. Meanwhile the United States added two gold medals to the previous day’s tally with swimming protégés Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel claiming gold medals in the pool in the 800m freestyle and 100m butterfly respectively.
The US also boasts of 17 silver and 13 bronze medals.
The Russian Olympic Committee has 11 gold medals with an overall tally of 37 medals, and is in fourth spot on the medals table.
Australia rounds up the fifth spot with 10 gold medals, one gold medal coming through a swimming event.
Great Britain, South Korea, France, Netherlands and New Zealand round off the top 10 countries in the Medals Table.
76 counties in total have secured at least one medal at the Tokyo Olympics thus far.
Several track and field events will be worked off today, with one of the most anticipated events, the men’s 100m final, set to take place at 6:20pm today.