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2012 London Olympics Medal Count: United States Defeats China

Throughout the Olympics the medal leaders rotated between the United States and China, but over the past few days Team USA has pulled away and will win the medal count at London. There is one day left in competition and the United States has over 100 medals with 44 of those being gold.

Some of the medals that the United States won on Saturday came from women's basketball with a gold, a silver in women's volleyball, a gold in men's 10m platform diving, a gold in the 4x400m women's relay and others.

Here is how the top five looks in the latest medal count:

1. United States, 102 (44 gold, 29 silver, 29 bronze)
2. China, 87 (38, 27, 22)
3. Russia, 78 (21, 25, 32)
4. Great Britain, 62 (28, 15, 19)
5/ Germany, 44 (11, 19, 14)

For a complete breakdown, visit Sports Illustrated's medal count tracker.

For the latest on the 2012 Olympics, check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympics hub.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.