Did you read the complete informative article on baseball? Now wondering what exactly is softball? Well, softball is a game similar to baseball which is played with a larger ball. Softball was introduced into the Olympics during the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Softball continued to be an Olympic sport till 2008. But further, it was dropped from the Olympic program for the 2012 and 2016 editions. In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Softball returns along with baseball.
Tokyo Olympics Softball Live Events
The softball event at Tokyo Olympics will be contested by women’s teams only. The six teams are scheduled to feature at the Tokyo Olympics 2021. All six teams will play in a round-robin league. The top two teams from the league will end up playing for the gold medal while the teams which finish third and fourth will play a bronze medal match.
Softball Summer Olympics 2021 Schedule
Many people are looking forward to the softball schedule at Tokyo Olympics 2021. So here we will be sharing the complete softball Olympics 2021 schedule. The Softball events will start from 21st July and the gold medal winner will be decided on 27th July 2021. All the softball matches will be contested at the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium and Yokohama Baseball Stadium. The opening match between Australia and Japan will be the first time since 1996 that the Olympics will not kick off with a football match.
Wed 21 July 9:00 – 17:00
- Softball Opening Round, Australia vs Japan
- Softball Opening Round, Italy vs the United States
- Softball Opening Round, Mexico vs Canada
Thu 22 July 9:00 – 17:00
- Softball Opening Round, the United States vs Canada
- Softball Opening Round, Mexico vs Japan
- Softball Opening Round, Italy vs Australia
Sat 24 July 10:00 – 16:30
- Softball Opening Round, Australia vs Canada
- Softball Opening Round, the United States vs Mexico
Sat 24 July 20:00 – 22:00
- Softball Opening Round, Japan vs Italy
Sun 25 July 10:00 – 16:30
- Softball Opening Round, Australia vs the United States
- Softball Opening Round, Canada vs Japan
Sun 25 July 20:00 – 22:00
- Softball Opening Round, Italy vs Mexico
Mon 26 July 10:00 – 16:30
- Softball Opening Round, Japan vs the United States
- Softball Opening Round, Canada vs Italy
Mon 26 July 20:00 – 22:00
- Softball Opening Round, Mexico vs Australia
Tue 27 July 13:00 – 15:00
- Softball Bronze Medal Game
Tue 27 July 20:00 – 22:30
- Softball Gold Medal Game
- Softball Victory Ceremony
Tokyo Olympics 2021 Softball Medal Winners
Who won the gold medal in softball at the Tokyo Olympics? This is usually one of the most searched terms when the event concludes. Many fans miss the live matches due to their other commitments. So we have decided to keep this article updated with the list of softball gold, silver and bronze medal winners at the Tokyo Olympics. Check out the below table for the complete details.
Which Country has most Olympic (Gold, Silver, Bronze) Medals in Softball
Softball has been part of the Summer Olympics for just four editions (1996, 2000, 2004 & 2008). This year’s Tokyo Olympics will be the fifth edition of the Tokyo Olympics. In these 4 editions who has dominated the game of softball? Well, clearly looking at the table below, we can say that the United States has had a clear edge over its opponents.
The United States of America has won four medals which include 3 gold and one silver. While Japan has one gold, silver and bronze medal each. Australia is placed third with one silver and three bronze medals.
|1||United States (USA)||3||1||0||4|
|Totals (4 nations)||4||4||4||12|
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