2012 London Olympics Medal Count: USA Loses Overall Lead To China

Sunday's competition at the 2012 London Olympic has concluded, and China has overtaken the USA for the overall lead with 61 medals including 30 gold.

The United States picked up a total of six medals on Sunday including two gold, one silver and three bronze. Overall, Team USA has 60 medals -- 28 gold, 14 silver and 18 bronze.

  1. China: 30 gold, 17 silver, 14 bronze (61 total)
  2. United States: 28 gold, 14 silver, 18 bronze (60 total)
  3. United Kingdom: 16 gold, 11 silver, 10 bronze (37 total)
  4. Russia: 4 gold, 16 silver, 15 bronze (35 total)
  5. Japan: 2 gold, 12 silver, 13 bronze (27 total)

From the looks of it, China and the United States are in a two-country race to claim the top spot in the standings. Meanwhile, Great Britain is trying to wide its gap in third place. On Sunday, the host nation collected eight more medals including four gold, four silver and two bronze.

Stick with SB Nation Philly for coverage of local athletes in the 2012 Games. For complete coverage of the events in London, check out SB Nation's Olympics hub.

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