2012 London Olympics Recap: Local Athletes Bringing Home Medals

After two weeks of intense competition on the biggest sports stage in the world, the 2012 London Olympics officially came to a close on Sunday. The United States walked away the overall winners in the medal count as they finished the games with 104 total medals (46 gold, 29 silver, 29 bronze).

Here is a look at athletes from the D.C., Maryland and Virginia areas that will be returning stateside with medals:

Gold - Georgia Gould (Cycling - Mountain Bike)
Gold - Gabby Douglas (Gymnastics)
Gold - Katie Ledecky (Swimming)
Gold - Francarena McCrory (Track & Field)
Gold, Silver - Michael Phelps (Swimming)
Bronze - Natalie Dell (Rowing)
Bronze - Kellie Wells (Track & Field)
Bronze - Terrence Jennings (Takekwondo)

Michael Phelps emerged as the biggest winner as he becomes the most decorated Olympian of all-time.

For a complete schedule of events and dates medals will be awarded, visit NBC Sports' official Olympic website. For complete coverage from the 2012 London Olympics, keep checking this StoryStream and visit SB Nation's Olympics hub.

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