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2012 London Olympics Medal Count: U.S. Leads China By Slim Margin

Day nine of the 2012 London Olympics is officially in the books, and the United States continues to lead China by just one medal overall.

The United States picked up 11 gold, three silver and three bronze medals on Saturday, while China added five gold, three silver and three bronze medals of their own. The complete medal count is below.

  1. United States: 26 gold, 13 silver, 15 bronze (54 total)
  2. China: 25 gold, 16 silver, 12 bronze (53 total)
  3. United Kingdom: 12 gold, 7 silver, 8 bronze (29 total)
  4. Russia: 3 gold, 15 silver, 10 bronze (28 total)
  5. Japan: 2 gold, 10 silver, 12 bronze (24 total)

A few Philadelphia natives made contributions for the United States on Saturday. Philadelphia 76er Andre Iguodala played three minutes in a 99-94 victory over Lithuania, and Glenn Ochal picked up a bronze medal in rowing. The biggest news came from Michael Phelps, who picked up his fourth gold medal of the 2012 games to finish out his illustrious career.

For a complete recap of the medals won on Saturday, click here.

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