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The Tokyo Olympics have finished and Team Canada's Olympic medals helped them achieve their best finish at the Summer Games since Los Angeles 1984.

Gold medallist in the decathlon, Damian Warner, was named Team Canada's Tokyo 2020 Closing flag bearer. The anticipation for this year's Olympic Games was especially strong after it was delayed for a year because of the pandemic.

During two weeks of competition, Canadian athletes were up on the podium once more. From judo to swimming, our hometown heroes made Canadians proud and below you'll find a list of the 24 medals earned.

Gold Medal: Women's Sprint, Cycling

Kelsey Mitchell wrapped up a superb Olympics for Team Canada by winning gold in the velodrome. She won both heats in the sprint event to win Canada's 24th medal at the Tokyo Games.

Bronze Medal: Women's Canoe

Team Canada officially beat its record for most Olympic medals won at a single non-boycotted Summer Games thanks to Laurence Vincent Lepointe (winning her second medal) and Katie Vincent in the women's canoe double 500-metre race.

It's the first time the sport has been included in the Olympics, which makes it an even more historic win for Canada.

Gold Medal: Women's Soccer

After a nervy penalty shoot-out, Canada held their nerve to beat Sweden in the Olympics final to claim a gold medal.

Canada went 1-0 behind after Sweden scored in the first half but Jessie Fleming, from London, Ontario, equalized mid-way through the second half. The match then went to extra time and penalties before Canada claimed victory, sparking celebrations on the pitch.

Bronze Medal: Men's 4 x 100-Metre Relay

Aaron Brown, Jerome Blake, Brendon Rodney and Andre De Grasse won Team Canada's second straight Olympic medal in the 4x100-metre relay on Friday, August 6. They finished in a time of 37.70 seconds, just two-tenths of a second behind gold medallists Italy (37.50) and Great Britain in second (37.51).

Silver Medal: Men's 5,000 Metres

Mohammed Ahmed won Canada's first medal in the men's 5,000 metres, finishing second to pick up silver. The 30-year-old from St. Catherine's, Ontario, ran his race in 12 minutes, 58.61 seconds, less than one second behind the winner, Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei.

Bronze Medal: 50km Race Walk

Evan Dunfee won Team Canada's first-ever Olympic medal in the 50-kilometre race walk on Thursday, August 5. Dunfee, from Richmond, B.C. overtook Spain's Marc Tur in the final moments of the race to win the bronze medal.

Gold Medal: Men's Decathlon

Not only did Damian Warner bring home a gold medal for Team Canada, but he also broke the Olympic record with 9,018 points from his 10 events in the decathlon. His achievements included running the 100 metres in 10.12 seconds and jumping 8.24 metres in the long jump.

Bronze Medal: Keirin, Track C​​ycling

In another first for Team Canada, Lauriane Genest won Canada's first medal in the keirin event, winning bronze. The keirin event is an eight-lap race between six athletes. The race is six laps following a motorized bike and then a two-lap sprint between the cyclists.

Silver Medal: 200-Metre Sprint, Canoe/Kayak

It's a silver medal for Team Canada for the first time in the canoe/kayak sprint. Laurence Vincent Lapointe won the C-1 200 metres to land Canada its first-ever podium in the event.

Gold Medal: Men's 200 Metres

Andre De Grasse won Canada's first gold in the men's 200-metre final since 1928, setting a personal best time of 19.28 seconds. He also ran faster than Usain Bolt's gold medal-winning time of 19.78 seconds from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Bronze Medal: Men's 100 Metres

Andre Le Grasse became Team Canada's first male athlete to win a medal at the Tokyo Games on Sunday, August 1. He finished third with a time of 9.89 seconds, a personal best for the 26-year-old athlete.

Bronze Medal: Women's 4 x 100-metre Medley Relay

Penny Oleksiak became Canada's most decorated Olympian, winning her seventh medal in the team 4 x 100-metre medley relay. Canada finished in third place.

Silver Medal: Women's 200-metre Backstroke

Kylie Masse won her second medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, July 30, with a silver in the women's 200-metre backstroke, losing gold by under a second. This marks Canada's 12th medal at the Olympics and continues the streak of women-only victories.

Gold Medal: Women's Rowing

Team Canada 11th medal of the Tokyo Games came on Friday, July 29 in the women's eight rowing. The team won Canada's first gold medal in the event since 1992, beating New Zealand and China with a finishing time of five minutes 59.13 seconds.

Bronze Medal: Women's Rowing

Canada won its first rowing medal at the Tokyo Games on Thursday, July 29, thanks to Calleigh Fisher and Hillary Janssens.

The duo claimed a bronze medal in the two-women 2,000-metre race.

Bronze Medal: Women's 200-metre Freestyle

Canadian history was made at the Tokyo Games on Wednesday, July 28, as swimmer Penny Oleksiak won her second medal in the pool and became Team Canada's most-decorated Summer Olympics athlete. She has now amassed one gold medal, two silvers and three bronze medals through her career.

Gold Medal: Weightlifting

Maude Charron became the second Canadian woman to win an Olympic weightlifting medal with her impressive 64-kilogram lift.

Bronze Medal: Women's Judo

Canada's second medal in the women's judo event came in the 63-kilogram division as Catherine Beauchemin-Pinard won bronze after defeating Venezuela's Anriquelis Barrios.

Bronze Medal: Softball

Canada's softball team created history on Tuesday, July 27, as they won the country's first-ever medal in the event. The team beat Mexico 3-2. The last time softball was included in the Summer Olympics schedule was in 2008, where Canada finished in fourth place.

Silver Medal: Women's 100-metre Backstroke

Kylie Masse picked up another medal on Tuesday, July 27, as Team Canada continues to impress in the pool at the Tokyo Games. The 25-year-old claimed a silver medal in the 100-metre backstroke event, posting a time of 57.72 seconds. She only narrowly missed out on the gold medal by just over two tenths of a second.

Bronze Medal: Women's Judo

Jessica Klimkait made history as the first Canadian woman to win an Olympic medal in Judo after her impressive performance in the women's 57-kilogram category. The Ontario-born athlete is only 24 years old.

Gold Medal: Women's 100-metre Butterfly

Margaret Mac Neil took home a gold medal for the women's 100-metre butterfly. The 21-year-old swimmer's win earned Team Canada its first gold medal of the 2020 Olympic Games.

Silver Medal: Women's Synchronized Diving

Jennifer Abel and Mélissa Citrini-Beaulieu earned silver with their beautiful synchronized diving performance on the 3-metre springboard. This was their Olympic debut as a duo.

Silver Medal: Women's 4x100 metre Freestyle Relay

Canadian swimmers Kayla Sanchez, Margaret Mac Neil, Rebecca Smith, and Penny Oleksiak earned Canada's first medal at the 2020 Olympics for the women's 4x100-metre relay in the pool.

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