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2012 Summer Olympics Medal Count: United States, China Lead With 23 Medals Won

The battle for top honors in the Olympic medal count continues between the United States and China. Both nations had another successful day of competition on Tuesday, and they are tied atop the medal count with 23 medals apiece. The Chinese have the edge in gold medals, though, with 13 to Team USA's nine. Those 13 golds won by the Chinese equal or surpass the total medals won by every other country in the Olympics save the United States.

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This is the current top 10 in the medal count:

T1. China (23 total medals)
T1. United States (23; nine gold, eight silver, six bronze)
3. Japan (13)
4. France (11)
T5. South Korea (8)
T5. Italy (8)
T5. Russia (8)
T8. Germany (6)
T8. Australia (6)
10. Romania (5)

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of the 2012 London games, check out SB Nation's dedicated Olympics news hub. Sports Illustrated's medal tracker will keep you up to date on the medal count.