Photo Credit: Olympics

By Zane Miller

On Tuesday, July 27th, 2021, Japan defeated the United States 2-0 to win the fifth gold medal in Olympic softball history. It was the second gold medal for Japan in Olympic softball. The United States earned their second silver medal with the loss, as Canada took their first bronze after defeating Mexico 3-2 in the bronze medal match. The tournament was held in Japan, with Tokyo as the host city.

2021 Final Standings

1. Japan (4-1, .800) (Gold)

2. United States (5-0, 1.000) (Silver)

3. Canada (3-2, .600) (Bronze)

4. Mexico (2-3, .400)

5. Australia (1-4, .200)

6. Italy (0-5, .000)

Game Results

Medalists final game starting lineups

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