2012 London Olympics Medal Count: U.S. Leads China In Overall Medals

The U.S. leads the overall the medal count at the 2012 London Olympics after Day 12. The U.S. won 11 medals on Wednesday, six more than Germany and seven more than China.

The U.S. won four gold medals, three silver medals and four bronze medals on Wednesday.

-The gold medals came in women's beach volleyball (Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh Jennings), men's 110-meter hurdles (Aries Merritt), women's long jump (Brittney Reese) and women's track, 200-meters (Allison Felix).

-The silver medals came in women's beach volleyball (April Ross, Jen Kessy), women's 400-meter hurdles (Lashinda Demus) and men's 110-meter hurdles (Jason Richardson).

-The bronze medals were in women's long jump (Janay DeLoach), women's boxing (Marlen Esparza), women's 200-meter track (Carmelita Jeter) and women's freestyle wrestling (Clarissa Chun).

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

United States, 81 (34 gold, 22 silver, 25 bronze)
China, 77 (36, 22, 19)
Russia, 52 (11, 19, 22)
Russia, 48 (22, 13, 13)
Germany, 32 (7, 15, 10)

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


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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