London 2012 Olympic Medal Standings: China Leads Heading Into Sunday

It's still early at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, but China is atop the medal leaderboard heading into Sunday. The Chinese lead the games in both gold medals (four) and total medals (six) after a Saturday that saw the country win two notable golds. The first came when swimmer Sun Yang became the first Chinese male swimmer to win gold, and the second came when 16-year-old Ye Shiwen set a world record in the women's 400 meter individual medley.

Total Medal Standings Entering Sunday

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
China (CHN) 4 0 2 6
Italy (ITA) 2 2 1 5
United States (USA) 1 2 2 5
Brazil (BRA) 1 1 1 3
Korea (KOR) 1 1 1 3
Japan (JPN) 0 2 1 3
Australia (AUS) 1 0 0 1
Kazakhstan (KAZ) 1 0 0 1
Russia (RUS) 1 0 0 1
(Ten other nations with medals.)

For day-to-day broadcasting schedules, visit NBC's Olympics web site.

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