US Medal Count 2012: USA Tops All Nations With 104 Medals

The United States won more medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics than any other nation, and plenty of Chicago-area representatives contributed. When all was said and done in London, the US medal count stood at 104 -- 17 more than second-place China.

Among the local athletes who medaled: swimmers Conor Dwyer and Matt Grevers, as well as women's basketball players Swin Cash and Sylvia Fowles.

The final medal standings:

1. United States 104 (46 gold, 29 silver, 29 bronze)
2. China 87 (38, 27, 22)
3. Russia 82 (24, 25, 33)
4. Great Britain 65 (29, 17, 19)
5. Germany 44 (11, 19, 14)
6. Japan 38 (7, 14, 17)
7. Australia 35 (7, 16, 12)
8. France 34 (11, 11, 12)
9. South Korea 28 (13, 8, 7)
10. Italy 28 (8, 9, 11)

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For comprehensive coverage of the 2012 London Games, visit SB Nation's Olympics news hub. Stay up to date on the medal count with Sports Illustrated's tracker.

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