Tokyo Olympics, bronze of Italy in rhythmic gymnastics: it is the fortieth medal
With the bronze conquered by the Butterflies in rhythmic gymnastics, Italy obtains the fortieth medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, which end today, Sunday 8 August.
Thanks to the performance of the athletes Alessia Maurelli, Agnese Duranti, Daniela Mogurean, Martina Centofanti and Martina Santandrea, who obtained an overall score of 87,700, placing behind Russia and Bulgaria, Italy concludes the Olympic expedition with the absolute record of won medals.
In fact, never in its history had our country won so many AI medals Games: 10 golds, 10 silvers and 20 bronzes obtained in 19 different disciplines.
Until now, in fact, the record of medals won by Italy in an Olympics was 36, obtained in Los Angeles 1932 and Rome 1960. Furthermore, our country has obtained at least one medal in each of the 16 days for the first time. of the competition, which began on July 24th.
Swimming is the discipline from which more medals have arrived (6), even if it is athletics, from which 5 out of 10 golds have arrived, that has given Italy the greatest satisfactions.
Italy also obtains the record of bronzes conquered (20) and fourth places obtained. Tokyo 2020, therefore, will remain in history as the most winning Olympics in the history of Italy, waiting to break new records, perhaps as early as Paris 2024, the city where the next edition of the Games will be held.