2012 London Olympics Medal Count: USA Leads Overall And Gold Count

The United States is back on top at the 2012 London Olympics, as American Olympians have now captured the most gold medals, and overall medals, after Saturday's contests.

American Olympians lead the way with 54 medals, 26 of which are gold. The Americans have also captured 13 silver and 15 bronze medals to date.

Michael Phelps leads American Olympians with six medals, with Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt trailing Phelps by one medal, as they've both captured five medals. Phelps and Franklin both have four gold medals, tops for all Americans.

The Chinese aren't far behind the Americans. China has captured 25 gold medals, just one shy of the USA's total. China has captured 53 medals overall, with 16 silver and 12 bronze to go along with the 25 gold.

Great Britain has captured 29 medals overall -- good for third in the 2012 Olympic Games thus far. The British have 14 gold, 7 silver and 8 bronze.

Russia and Japan round out the top five, with 28 and 24 medals, respectively.

For the latest on the 2012 Olympic Games, be sure to check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympic hub.


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