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NZ walks away from Tokyo with our highest medal count ever!


Dame Valerie Adams carried the flag in the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, marking the end of what is the world’s biggest sporting event! 

The New Zealand team has walked away with a record-setting 20 Olympic Medals! NZ was finished 13th on the medal table out of the 206 countries taking part in Tokyo!

The team brought home 7 Gold, 6 Silver, and 7 Bronze – Check out the full list below!

GOLD Medals

Rowing: Coxless Pair Kerry Gowler, Grace Prendergrast

Rowing: Women’s Single Scull Emma Twigg

Rowing: Mens Eight Daniel Williamson, Matt Macdonald, Tom Mackintosh, Phillip Wilson, Sam Bosworth, Tom Murray, Michael Brake, Shaun Kirkham, Hamish Bond

Rugby: Seven’s Women Shiray Kaka, Alena Saili, Tenkia Willison, Risi Pouri-Lane, Michaela Blyde, Stacey Fluhler, Tyla Nathan-Wong, Theresa Fitzpatrick, Sarah Hirini, Kelly Brazier, Portia Woodman, Gayle Broughton, Ruby Tui

Canoe/Kayak: Women’s K-1 200m Lisa Carrington

Canoe/Kayak: Women’s K-2 500m Lisa Carrington, Caitlin Regal

Canoe/Kayak: Women’s K-1 500m Lisa Carrington


Rowing: Women’s Double Scull Hannah Osborne, Brooke Donoghue

Rugby: Seven’s Men William Warbrick, Tone Ng Shiu, Ngarohi McGarvey, Andrew Knewstubb, Dylan Collier, Sione Molia, Regan Ware, Scott Curry, Joe Webber, Kurt Baker, Tim Mikkelson

Rowing: Women’s Eight Ella Greenslade, Beth Ross, Lucy Spoors, Caleb Shepherd, Kerri Gowler, Emma Dyke, Grace Prendergast, Kelsey Bevan

Sailing: Men’s Skiff 49er Peter Burling, Blair Tuke

Cycling: Women’s Keirin Ellesse Andrews

Cycling: Men’s Omnium Campbell Stewart



Triathlon: Individual Men Hayden Wilde

Tennis: Men’s Doubles Michael Venus, Marcus Daniell

Gymnastics: Men’s Trampoline Dylan Schmidt

Athletics: Women’s Shot Put Dame Valerie Adams

Boxing: Men’s Heavy 81-91kg David Nyika

Athletics: Men’s Shot Put Tom Walsh

Golf: Women’s Individual Lydia Ko