China retook the lead of the 2020 Tokyo Medals Table after hiking its gold medal count to 15, along with seven silvers and nine bronze medals on day 6.
Chinese athletes added three more gold medals on the sixth day of the competition via swimming and table tennis.
Zhang Yufei started the gold medal haul for China with her performance in the women’s 200-meter butterfly.
China’s second gold also came from the pool with its women’s 4×200-meter freestyle relay surprising Team USA and Australia for gold after clocking 7 minutes, 40.33 seconds.
Chen Meng handed in China’s third gold medal of the day in the women’s singles final of table tennis.
Host country Japan dropped to second spot with a medal tally of 15 gold, four silver and six bronze.
Japanese athletes added two more to their collection courtesy of judo events.
Team USA dropped to third spot with a medal tally of 14 gold, 14 silver and 10 bronze.
The Americans added three gold medals to their tally, two from swimming and the remaining from gymnastics.
Bobby Finke of the United States debuted with a gold medal in the men’s 800-meter swimming freestyle, while Caeleb Dressel proved that he could win a gold medal on his own and not rely on a team when he dominated the men’s 100-meter freestyle.
Sunisa Lee capped USA’s Day 6 campaign by becoming the fifth straight American woman to claim the Olympic title in the women’s all-around.
Rounding up the top five were the Russian Olympic Committee with 8 gold, 11 silver and 9 bronze and Australia with 8 gold, 2 silver and 10 bronze.