James Kirani won the gold medal in the men's 400-meter today. He brought Grenada's total for the 2012 Olympics to one gold medal, good enough to tie for 16th place with Olympic powerhouses like Qatar and Ubekistan. Most importantly, unlike all those other countries with one gold medal - this is Grenada's first medal ever.
The U.S. and China both added three medals to stay the same distance since yesterday. The U.S. diversified and added one medal of each color. Matt Emmons kept a high qualifying score to offset his somewhat disappointing final score for a total of 1271.3, good for a bronze in the 50-meter Air Rifle Three Positions. Michael Tinsley took home silver in the men's 400-meter hurdles. Jenn Suhr took home the women's pole vault.
Here are the top five countries so far:
1. China - 64 (31 gold, 19 silver, 14 bronze)
2. United States - 63 (29, 15, 19)
3. Russia - 41 (7, 17, 17)
4. Great Britain - 40 (18, 11, 11)
5. Japan - 29 (2, 12, 15)
Check out SI.com's Medal Tracker for a look at every country's medal standing thus far.
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