2012 Summer Olympics Medal Count: United States, China Knotted At 17 Heading Into Tuesday

The United States' medal count at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London stands at 17 in a tie with China. Team USA won six medals Monday, including two golds. Matt Grevers won the men's 100-meter backstroke in a dominant swim. Not long later, 17-year-old Missy Franklin won the women's 100-meter backstroke.

Japan (11), Italy (8) and France (7) round out the Top 5. France has the third most gold medals with three. Yannick Agnel won the men's 200-meter freestyle in impressive fashion. Ryan Lochte finished fourth in the event.

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China, 17 (9 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze)
United States, 17 (5, 7, 5)
Japan, 11 (1, 4, 6)
Italy, 8 (2, 4, 2)
France, 7 (3, 1, 3)

And because everything is better in eight bits:

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