2012 London Olympics Medal Count: Aly Raisman Wins Bronze, Gold, U.S. Trails China

The U.S. captured seven medals on Day 11 of the 2012 London Olympics. Only one of the medals was a gold one for the U.S., while American athletes also took home four silvers and two bronzes on Tuesday.

Massachusetts native Aly Raisman took home a gold medal in the women's gymnastics floor exercise event after winning bronze in the women's balance beam. Raisman also won a gold medal in the women's gymnastics team final on July 31.

The U.S. also won bronze in 100-meter women's hurdles (Kellie Wells). The U.S. silver haul was in 100-meter women's hurdles (Dawn Harper), women's omnium cycling (Sarah Hammer), men's high jump (Erik Kynard) and men's track, 1500-meters (Leo Manzano).

China won nine medals overall on Tuesday and extended their lead over the U.S. in the total count.

Here is the current top five of the Olympic medal standings:

China, 73 (34 gold, 21 silver, 18 bronze)
United States, 70 (30, 19, 21)
Great Britain, 48 (22, 13, 13)
Russia, 48 (10, 18, 20)
Japan, 29 (2, 13, 14)

Check out Sports Illustrated to see the full medal count standings.


Stick with this StoryStream and SB Nation Boston for more coverage of local athletes in the 2012 Summer Games. For full coverage from London, check out SB Nation's Olympics hub.

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