2012 Olympics in Review
USA tops medal count, reclaims gold tally from China
The United States once again won more medals than other nation with 104 total including 46 gold, 29 silver and 29 bronze. Team USA outpaced China who finished second with 87 total medals, 38 of which were gold. The Americans topped the medal standings in Beijing as well, but lost ground to China in 2008 when the host country won more gold than the U.S. Russia (82), Great Britain (65) and Germany (44) rounded out the top five medal winners.