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2012 London Olympics Medal Count Update: United States Catches China In Overall Medals

The United States has caught up to China in total medals at the 2012 London Olympics. The U.S. and China both have 17 medals after Team USA took home six (two gold, two silver, two bronze) on Monday. The U.S. got both gold and silver medals they won on the day in swimming.

Matt Grevers won gold in the men's 100m backstroke while Missy Franklin won the women's 100m backstroke. Rebecca Soni won the silver in women's 100m breastroke and Nick Thoman took home silver in the men's 100m backstroke.

Click here to see the full medal count standings at the London Olympics:

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)

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