China continues to dominate the medals table of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with five gold medals.
China’s gold medals came from Diving, Fencing and Shooting events and two from Weightlifting events.
It has also secured a silver medal and three bronze medals for a total of nine. Hosts Japan remains second in the standings with five gold medals and a silver medal.
The United States has won two golds, two silvers and four bronze medals.
South Korea is placed fourth with two golds and three bronze medals. The Russian Olympic Committee completes the top five with one gold, two silvers and a bronze medal.
Nine other countries have also won gold medals at this year’s Olympic Games thus far.
37 nations in total have secured at least one medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games which officially commenced on Friday.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka which fielded nine athletes at this year’s Olympics has failed to make any notable progress in Tokyo.
Earlier today, youngster Milka Gehani de Silva finished 28th in her Artistic Gymnastics qualifying group two of the Women’s All-Around event.
Milka Gehani totalled 45.798 at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre with 13.366 in vault, 10.866 in uneven bars, 11.266 in Balance beam and 10.300 in floor rotation.
Angelina Melnikova who is representing the Russian Olympic Committee finished on top of the group with 57.132 points.
Milka will now have to wait until the remaining subdivisions are completed to see whether she has qualified for the finals of the Women’s All-Around event of the 2020 Olympics to be held on Thursday.
The top 24 gymnasts will qualify for the finals of the event with only two persons from each member nations or Olympic committees.
Meanwhile, tomorrow, Sri Lanka’s national Judo champion Chamara Nuwan Dharmawardana will be in action for the first time at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Dharmawardana will take part in the Judo Men’s 73kg Elimination Round of 32.
Elimination Round encounters are scheduled to get underway from 7:30am Sri Lanka time.
Niluka Karunaratne will meanwhile, feature in another Group F encounter of the Men’s Badminton Singles draw.
Karunaratne will meet Ireland’s Nguyen Nhat in tomorrow’s group encounter. He was beaten 2-0 by Chinese Taipei’s Tzu Wei Wang in his first game on Saturday.
Wang defeated Karunaratne 21-12 and 21-15.
Meanwhile, swimmer Aniqah Gaffoor and shooting champion Tehani Egodawela failed to impress and progress from their respective events.