2012 Olympics: Final Medal Count Has United States With Most Gold

The United States came away with the most medals once again at the 2012 Olympics, winning a total of 104 medals in two weeks of competition. Of those medals, 46 of them are gold, 29 are silver and 29 are bronze. The U.S. won big in track & field, basketball, swimming and gymnastics, which really helped boost their numbers late.

China held on in second place with 87 medals, finishing just ahead of Russia and their 82 medals. The Russians made a big push late in London and nearly took over the second spot. The host nation of Great Britain finished fourth with 65 medals, while Germany finished in a distant fifth place with 44.

Here is an awesome 8-bit video recap of the medal standings in London. Subscribe to SB Nation's YouTube channel if you'd like!

Stick with this StoryStream for more coverage of local athletes at the 2012 Olympic Games. For more on the 2012 Olympic Games, make sure that you check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympics hub.

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