Sep 5, 2021 - Sports

Final U.S. Tokyo Games gold won by men's wheelchair basketball team

 Team USA celebrate after defeating Team Japan during the men's Wheelchair Basketball gold medal game at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in Ariake Arena on Sunday.
Team USA celebrate after defeating Team Japan during the men's wheelchair basketball gold medal game at the Tokyo Paralympic Games in Ariake Arena on Sunday. Photo: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

The U.S. men's wheelchair basketball team beat Japan 64-60 to win gold at the Paralympics Sunday — Team USA's final Tokyo Games medal.

Of note: The American women's team won a bronze medal on Saturday.

By the numbers: The U.S. won 104 medals in total at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, including 37 golds, to place third on the table.

  • China finished first with 207 medals, including 96 golds.
  • Great Britain was second with 124 medals, including 41 golds.

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include details of the women's team's bronze and the medal tally.

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