Japan, the host nation of the Olympic Summer Games have overtaken the United State’s lead on the medal count table.
Japan secured the spot with a new gold medal win in table tennis
MIZUTANI Jun / ITO Mima represented Japan in Men’s Mixed Doubles finals and proceeded to secure the Gold Medal at the end of the Match
The duo played against XU Xin / LIU Shiwen of the People’s Republic of China and defeated them with a close 4-3 win.
While Japan only has 11 medals won in total, the US follows with 15 and China, 18.