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Los Angeles 1984 Olympics Medals Table


Globally recognized as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics took place from 28 July to 12 August, 1984. It had about 6,829 athletes in attendance.

Around 140 NOCs participated in the Games with athletes attending 221 events in 23 unique sports. Out of a total of 140 NOCs, just 47 NOCs were successful in winning medals, with 25 of them securing at least one gold medal. The host NOC, the United States of American became the proud winner of 83 gold, 61 silver and 30 bronze. Romania and Federal Republic of Germany were on the second and third positions respectively. Rome earned 20 gold, 16 silver and 30 bronze medals. Its predecessor Federal Republic of Germany comfortably won 17 gold, 19 silver and 23 bronze medals.

Around 17 NOCs decided to skip the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. However, Romania, Yugoslavia and China were the nations, which irrespective of being ruled by Communist government, took the decision to participate in the Games and attained the second, fourth and ninth positions in the medal standings. Libya backed off from the Games after two of its journalists weren't permitted to enter the United States. Additionally, Iran boycotted the Games in support of Israel.



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Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.

 

Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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