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2012 London Olympics: China Leads United States 59-56 In Medal Count Standings

The United States were unable to pick up any medals on during Sunday's events in the 2012 London Olympics as events like badminton and individual men's gymnastics came to a close without an American medal threat. The Chinese were able to acquire gold medals on the prestigious racket event and on the men's floor exercise to surge ahead of the United States in total medals and gold medals.

China's 59 total medals and 29 golds lead all countries, but with events like basketball and track and field looming, the Americans have plenty of time to catch up and possibly overtake the leaders.

Great Britain also picked up a gold medal on Sunday, as Andy Murray got revenge at Wimbledon by defeating Roger Federer in straight sets to win gold at the All England Lawn and Tennis club.

Here are the top five current leaders in total medals:

1. China - 59 (29, 16, 14)
2. United States - 56 (27, 14, 15)
3. Great Britain - 36 (16, 10, 10)
4. Russia - 33 (3, 16, 14)
5. Japan - 25 (2, 11, 12)

For a complete breakdown of the current medal count by country, visit Sports Illustrated's medal count tracker.

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