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2012 Summer Olympics Medal Count: Team USA, China Lead With 17 Medals

As of Monday evening, the United States and China remain at the top of the medal count in London. The United States had a successful day in the pool, where it picked up four medals. That includes the gold won by Northwestern alum Matt Grevers in the men's 100m backstroke final.

Related: London 2012 Olympics: Matt Grevers, Northwestern Alumnus, Wins 100m Backstroke Gold

All told, the U.S. has won five gold medals, seven silver medals and five bronze medals. The Chinese have also won a total of 17 medals, nine of which are gold. Here is the current top five in the medal count standings:

T1. China (17 total medals won)
T1. United States (17)
3. Japan (11)
4. Italy (8)
5. France (7)

SB Nation Studios has also put together a video update on the medal count done in 8-bit form, Nintendo-style. Check that out below.

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