2012 London Olympics Medal Count: U.S. Still Trailing China in Overall Medals

Despite winning seven medals on Tuesday at the 2012 London Olympics, the U.S. still trails China in the overall medal count, 73-70. The U.S. also trails China in gold medals, 34-30.

The U.S. won one gold medal (Aly Raisman, women's gymnastics floor routine) along with four silver medals and two bronze medals on Tuesday. Dawn Harper (women's 100-meter hurdles), Erik Kynard (men's high jump), Sarah Hammer (women's omnium, cycling) and Leo Manzano (men's 1500-meter, track) were silver medalists for Team USA on Tuesday. Kellie Wells won bronze in women's 100-meter hurdles and Aly Raisman also won bronze in the women's balance beam.

Here is the current top five of the Olympic medal standings:

China, 73 (34 gold, 21 silver, 18 bronze)
United States, 70 (30, 19, 21)
Great Britain, 48 (22, 13, 13)
Russia, 48 (10, 18, 20)
Japan, 29 (2, 13, 14)

Check out Sports Illustrated to see the full medal count standings.


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