Tokyo 2020 Olympics cycling medals table: Team GB take final top spot

Here are all of the medals awarded so far for two-wheeled events

Jason Kenny
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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics has concluded, with Great Britain topping the cycling medals table - here is a table of all the nations that have medalled so far at the Games.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics cycling medal table 

NationGold SilverBronzeTotal
Great Britain64212
Netherlands53412
Switzerland1326
Denmark1203
USA1113
Germany1102
Australia 1023
Italy1023
Slovenia1012
Austria1012
China1012
Canada1012
Ecuador1001
New Zealand0202
Colombia0112
Belgium0101
Japan0101
Ukraine0101
Venezuela0101
Malaysia0101
ROC0022
France0022
Spain0011
Hong Kong0011

Cycling at the Tokyo Olympics started on Saturday (July 24) with the men’s road race, which was won by Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz, with Wout van Aert from Belgium taking the first silver on the bike, while Tour de France champion Tadej Pogačar (Slovenia) sprinted to bronze. 

Austria’s Anna Kiesenhofer, an amateur rider, rode away from the early breakaway to win the gold, while the Dutch team didn’t realise there was another rider up the road. 

Annemiek van Vleuten (Netherlands) broke away late to take silver, while Italy’s Elisa Longo Borghini came home in third. 

Tom Pidcock (Great Britain) smashed the competition to take gold in his Olympic debut in the mountain bike event, followed by Mathias Flückiger (Switzerland) for silver and David Valero Serrano (Spain) claiming bronze.

Next up was the women's mountain race. It was a Swiss clean sweep for the medals on Tuesday (July 27), as Jolanda Neff rode away from the competition in the opening lap and won gold, with Sina Frei taking silver and Linda Indergand securing the bronze.  

The final road events got underway on Wednesday (July 28), with the men's and women's time trials both offering up excitement.

In the women's event, Annemiek van Vleuten took gold after her silver in the road race, with Marlen Reusser (Switzerland) claiming silver, and Anna van der Breggen securing bronze.

For the men's event, a hugely unpredictable race saw gold go to Primož Roglič of Slovenia, followed by Tom Dumoulin (Netherlands) and Rohan Dennis (Australia).

Next up in the cycling disciplines was the BMX racing, with Team GB putting in a glowing performance. Bethany Shriever won gold in the women's event, followed by the previously dominant Colombian Mariana Pajon taking silver, Merel Smulders of the Netherlands with bronze.

The men's BMX racing final was won by Niek Kimman of the Netherlands, with Britain's Kye Whyte claiming the silver. Carlos Ramirez of Colombian solidified a solid day of racing for the nation with the bronze.  

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There was more success for GB in the BMX freestyle, as Charlotte Worthington claimed gold in the women's event, with Hannah Roberts of the USA claiming silver and Nikita Ducarroz (Switzerland) finishing in the bronze medal spot. 

In the men's freestyle BMX, it was Australia's Logan Martin who took the victory, followed by Daniel Dhers of Venezuela, and Declan Brooks held on for bronze to move Great Britain to the top of the table.

The cycling events continued on Monday (August 2) with the first day of track cycling at the Izu Velodrome. Only one set of medals were decided on day one, the women's team sprint. As China took the gold, followed by the German squad, with the Russian Olympic Committee taking their first cycling medal with the bronze.  

Track cycling continued to provide the thrills on day 11 of the games, as medals were awarded in the women's team pursuit and the men's team sprint.

The German claimed their first gold in the women's TP, followed by Team GB with silver and bronze for the USA.

In the men's team sprint, the Netherlands added to their gold tally, with GB adding another silver and France taking their first medal from Tokyo with a bronze.  

Italy added gold to their bronze on the track with an amazing team pursuit final against Denmark on day three of the track cycling with the Italians breaking their own world record that they set the day before.

Australia added bronze to their tally after they caught New Zealand in the bronze medal race after one of the New Zealanders crashed.

The fourth day of track cycling saw two sets of medals awarded, as the women's Keirin gold went to Shanne Braspennincx of the Netherlands, silver to Ellesse Andrews of New Zealand and bronze to Lauriane Genest. 

 In the men's Omnium, it was a huge success for Matt Walls of Great Britain, who put in an assured performance to take the gold, beating Campbell Stewart of New Zealand who took silver, and Elia Viviani securing the bronze.  

Day five of the track cycling saw another two sets of medals handed out, as Team GB took another gold in the women's Madison with Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald. Denmark came in second in that event, with the ROC securing bronze.

Then in the men's sprint finals, it was Harrie Lavreysen of the Netherlands who took gold, beating his compatriot Jeffrey Hoogland into silver. Britain's Jack Carlin took bronze in that event, to keep Britain and the Dutch tied at the top of the medals table.  

Day six saw Denmark pip Great Britain to men's Omnium gold, the only medal on offer on the penultimate day of track competition before Jason Kenny took men's Keirin gold on the final day of the Games, Canada's Kelsey Mitchell winning the women's sprint and American Jennifer Valente winning the women's omnium.

Alex Ballinger
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