2020 Tokyo Olympics Update: Part II


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By Rekaya Gibson, Rekaya Gibson - Author, and Sports Enthusiast. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Hosts Rekaya Gibson and Angela Spears give updates and facts about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. They share the final Olympic Medal Count. They highlight Team USA winners, including the first Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) athlete to medal at the 2020 Olympics. They also shoutout a HBCU for winning its first Olympic gold medal. #KeepItSporty


Al-Khateeb, Z. (2021, August 6). Olympics Track and Field Results: Updated 2021 Medal Winners for Every Event at Tokyo Games. Sporting News. https://www.sportingnews.com/us/athletics/news/olympics-track-and-field-results-2021-medals-tokyo/1wwydjeewfgj01hhcm9tui2b1d

Barbato, L. (2016, July 30). Olympic Coaches Deserve Bling, Too. Bustle. https://www.bustle.com/articles/175844-do-olympic-coaches-get-medals-the-rio-olympics-coaches-might-come-home-empty-handed

CBS Sports Staff. (2021, August 7). Olympics 2020 Women's Basketball Odds, Picks: Team USA vs. Japan Gold Medal Game Predictions from Top Expert. CBS Sports. https://www.cbssports.com/olympics/news/olympics-2020-womens-basketball-odds-picks-team-usa-vs-japan-gold-medal-game-predictions-from-top-expert/

English, A. (2021, August 5). USA at Tokyo Olympics 2021: Summary, Results and Medal Count. Diario AS. https://en.as.com/en/2021/08/04/olympic_games/1628028514_821623.html

HBCU Sports. (2021, August 1). Trevor Stewart Becomes First HBCU Athlete to Medal At 2020 Olympics. HBCU Sports. https://hbcusports.com/2021/08/01/trevor-stewart-becomes-first-hbcu-athlete-to-medal-at-2020-olympics/

Johnson, J. (2021, August 5). Athing Mu Becomes First American to Win Gold in Women’s 800 Meters Since 1968. Black Enterprise. https://www.blackenterprise.com/athing-mu-becomes-american-to-win-gold-in-womens-800-meters-since-1968/

Kenyon, D. (2021, August 7). Ranking Every USA Men's Basketball Team at the Olympics Since 2000. Bleacher Report. https://syndication.bleacherreport.com/amp/2946846-ranking-every-usa-mens-basketball-team-at-the-olympics-since-2000.amp.html

NBC Sports. (2021, August 8). Jennifer Valente Wins Historic Omnium Gold Despite Falling Off Bike. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ejef0_cd2f4

Polacek, S. (2021, August 6). Katie Ledecky Talks Historic 2021 Olympics, 'Game On' and More. Bleacher Report. https://syndication.bleacherreport.com/amp/2946887-br-exclusive-katie-ledecky-discusses-historic-2021-olympics-game-on-and-more.amp.html

Reinert, B. (2021, August 10). These Athletes Brought Back Records in Addition to Medals from Tokyo. United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. https://www.teamusa.org/News/2021/August/10/These-Athletes-Brought-Back-Records-In-Addition-To-Medals-From-Tokyo

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. (2021). Tokyo 2020: Olympic Medal Count. Olympics.com. https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/olympic-games/en/results/all-sports/medal-standings.htm

Torok, J. (2021, August 5). Ross, Stewart Claim Aggies’ First Olympic Gold with Team USA in 4x400-Meter Relay. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. https://ncat.edu/news/2021/08/ross-stewart-olympic-relay.php

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