2012 London Olympics Medal Count: China Regains Overall Lead

Sunday's events at the 2012 London Olympics came to a conclusion, and the overall medal count totals have been released. At the end of the day, China retook the medal-count lead as it now has a total of 61, including 30 gold.

The United States are in a close second with 61 overall medals, including 28 gold, 14 silver and 18 bronze. Meanwhile, the country making the biggest charge Sunday was Great Britain, who earned eight more medals -- four gold, four silver and one bronze.

  1. China: 30 gold, 17 silver, 14 bronze (61 total)
  2. United States: 28 gold, 14 silver, 18 bronze (60 total)
  3. United Kingdom: 16 gold, 11 silver, 10 bronze (37 total)
  4. Russia: 4 gold, 16 silver, 15 bronze (35 total)
  5. Japan: 2 gold, 12 silver, 13 bronze (27 total)

Stick with SB Nation Philly for coverage of local athletes in the 2012 Games. For complete coverage of the events in London, check out SB Nation's Olympics hub.

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