Hong Kong: Gold for epee fencing

Hong Kong’s Cheung Ka-long brought in the first ever win for a fencing event, and the city’s first gold medal since 1996.

Hong Kong: Silver for women’s 200m freestyle

Siobhan Bernadette Haughey was the first Hongkonger to make the finals in a swimming event, clinching a historic silver medal for Hong Kong at the women’s 200m freestyle.

Philippines: Gold for powerlifting


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The Philippines took home their first ever gold medal, courtesy of powerlifter Hidilyn Diaz who also set a new world record.

Japan: Gold for women’s skateboarding


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Japan’s Momiji Nishiya became the city’s youngest Olympic champion, procuring a gold medal for women’s skateboarding at just 13 years old.

Taiwan: Gold for women’s weightlifting

Weightlifter Kuo Hsing-chun brought Taiwan their first gold medal from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for the women’s 59kg weight class.

Japan: Gold for Judo

Uta won the women’s 52-kilogram division just hours before her older brother Hifumi won the men’s 66-kg gold medal. Uta is the first Japanese gold medalist in her division as well as the  youngest champion yet to win in Judo.

Japan: Gold for ping pong mixed doubles


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Jun Mizutani and Ito Mima Ito made history after the mixed doubles pair beat Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen of China with a score of 4-3. China had previously won 28 of 32 golds in Olympic table tennis history.

China: Gold for diving


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China procured their 6th consecutive gold medal for the 10m synchronised diving, with 15-year old Chen Yuxi and 17-year-old diving partner Zhang Jiaqi.