Olympics 2012 Medal Count: United States Tries To Close Things Out In Style

Sunday brings with it the final day of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The United States will enter the final day of the two-week-plus-long event trying to pick up at least one more gold medal: their second straight in men's basketball. The U.S. has a commanding lead in the medal count, both in total medals and gold medals. They will finish in the top spot in both categories, ahead of second-place China.

What will the final totals be? We will all find out after Sunday.

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 tally of the medals won, use SI.com's Medal Tracker.

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