Final Medal Count: Which Country Won the Most Gold?

August 12, 2012 |  by  |  Sports
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USA, of course!

For the fifth straight Olympics, Team USA has brought home the most medals than any other country in the world. The US ruled in swimming, track and field, basketball, women’s soccer, and whole lot more.

Keep reading to see the final medal count… after the jump!

U.S. Olympians in London have claimed 104 medals, over a dozen more than the Chinese, who came in a close second. After sixteen days of competition, the final medal count for all countries at the 2012 Olympics stands at 302 gold, 304 silver, and 356 bronze medals, for a total of 962.

All in all, the United States won a total of 46 gold medals, 29 sivler medals and 29 bronze medals. China walked away with 38 gold medals, 27 silvers and 22 bronze medals. The Russians came in third with 24 gold medals, 24 silver medals and 33 bronze medals.

Here’s a breakdown of where most of these medals came from: American swimmers won 31 medals and track and field athletes nabbed 29.

Congrats Team USA! We can’t wait for Rio 2016!

 

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4 Comments


  1. For the fifth straight Olympics, Team USA has brought home the most medals than any other country in the world. The US ruled in swimming, track and field, basketball, women’s soccer, and whole lot more.

  2. U.S. Olympians in London have claimed 104 medals, over a dozen more than the Chinese, who came in a close second. After sixteen days of competition, the final medal count for all countries at the 2012 Olympics stands at 302 gold, 304 silver, and 356 bronze medals, for a total of 962.

  3. For the fifth straight Olympics, Team USA has brought home the most medals than any other country in the world. The US ruled in swimming, track and field, basketball, women’s soccer, and whole lot more.

  4. U.S. Olympians in London have claimed 104 medals, over a dozen more than the Chinese, who came in a close second. After sixteen days of competition, the final medal count for all countries at the 2012 Olympics stands at 302 gold, 304 silver, and 356 bronze medals, for a total of 962.

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