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2012 London Olympics Medal Count: Can United States Pick Up One More Gold?

With eight big medals on Saturday at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the United States pushed their total medal count into the triple digits and has ensured they will wrap up the Summer Games with the most medals of any country. Second-place China is 15 full medals behind.

The United States also hold the edge in gold medals, with 44 compared to China's 38 as Sunday's competition begins. There is one more gold medal that the U.S. has their eyes on, however; they're trying to repeat in men's basketball as Team USA takes on Spain in a rematch of the 2008 gold medal game.

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)

Check out SI.com's Medal Tracker for an updated look at the medal count.

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