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.
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