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2012 London Olympics Medal Count Update: United States Expands Lead Thursday

The United States won 10 medals Thursday to expand its lead over China in the overall medal count at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Highlighting the day were Carli Lloyd's two goals to give the women's soccer team a win in the gold medal match against Japan. Team USA also dominated track and field once again, going 1-2 in the men's triple jump and the men's decathlon.

The following list is an overview of the American medal wins on Thursday:


Men's triple jump: Christian Taylor
Men's Decathlon: Ashton Eaton
Women's 75kg boxing: Claressa Shields
Women's soccer
Women's water polo


Men's triple jump: Will Claye
Men's decathlon: Trey Hardee
Women's swimming open water: Haley Anderson


Women's 51kg boxing: Marlen Esparza
Men's 68kg taekwondo: Terrence Jennings

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

United States, 90 (39 gold, 25 silver, 26 bronze)
China, 80 (37, 24, 19)
Russia, 56 (12, 21, 23)
Great Britain, 52 (25, 13, 14)
Germany, 37 (10, 16, 11)

A complete look at the medal count standing is available from Sports Illustrated.