The Tokyo Olympics arrived a three hundred and sixty five days later than expected, and only about a fans could well abet on fable of of the ongoing pandemic.
But these Games mute produced fantastic performances and a few unforgettable moments.
American swimmer Caeleb Dressel won the most gold medals in Tokyo (five), and Australian swimmer Emma McKeon won the most medals in all (seven). Simply one other lady in history, Soviet gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya, has won seven medals at a single Olympics.
Simone Biles and her struggles with “the twisties” dominated the headlines in gymnastics, nonetheless she bounced encourage to purchase a bronze on the stability beam. And when she could well no longer defend her particular person all-spherical title, teammate Suni Lee stepped up and changed into the fifth straight American to purchase the event.
In track and field, Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah changed into the first-ever lady to purchase the 100 and 200 meters at consecutive Olympics. World recordsdata were shattered in the men’s and females’s 400-meter hurdles. And the United States’ Allyson Felix changed into the most adorned lady — and the most adorned American — in Olympic track-and-field history.