2012 Olympic Medal Count: United States Will Finish On Top

The United States added to their large medal haul on Saturday, going over 100 total medals for the 2012 London Olympics and ensuring that they'll finish on top of the medal count, whether one chooses to determine that count by gold medals or total medals. The United States captured gold medals in women's basketball, men's diving and women's track on Saturday.

China continues to have a strong Olympics and added to their total with a men's boxing gold and numerous other medals on Saturday. Russia was boosted by a huge day in track and field, where they won four gold medals to expand their lead over Great Britain in third place.

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 more on the Olympics, check out SB Nation's London 2012 Olympics hub.

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