The central sporting event during 2021 was the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Serbian athletes won nine medals - three gold (men's water polo team, Milica Mandic - taekwondo and Jovana Prekovic - karate), one silver (Damir Mikec - shooting) and five bronze (men's 3x3 basketball team, women's volleyball team, Tijana Bogdanovic - taekwondo, Milenko Sebic - shooting and Zurabi Datunashvili - wrestling).