Olympics Medal Round-up
August 15, 2012
The Summer Olympics have finally come to an end, going out with a bang with a spectacular closing ceremony. (If you missed it we highly recommend you go check it out on the London 2012 official youtube page).
In the end the US took home the â€śgoldâ€ť for the most medals in London 2012 with a total of 104, 46 of them being gold, 29 silver, and 29 bronze.Â China came in second with a total of 87 medals. And Great Britain took third with 65 total medals.
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With a total of 10,500 athletes in this yearâ€™s Olympics, the fight to reach the podiumâ€™s three steps was intense, but there are a few Olympians that really stood out and took home their fair share of medals. Letâ€™s take a look at these medal-hogs (kidding of course) a little more in-depth, who knows, maybe itâ€™s just something in the water in their hometowns!
Keep reading to see which athletes are sporting the most gold, silver, and bronze.