US still on top for Most Medals won at Olympics

The United Sates thus far has won the most medals in the XXIX Olympics currently held in Beijing. Here are the top five countries.

United States: 9 Gold 8 Silver 9 Bronze Total: 26

China: 14 Gold 3 Silver 5 Bronze Total: 22

South Korea: 5 Gold 6 Silver 1 Bronze Total: 12

Australia: 4 Gold 2 Silver 6 Bronze Total: 12

Italy: 4 Gold 4 Silver 2 Bronze Total: 10

Australia knocked off Italy taking back their fourth place dropping the Italians back into the fifth spot. The United States, China, and South Korea continue holding their perspective spots while adding medals to their totals.

Now there is a major buzz going around, rather an argument! In coffee shops, hair salons, offices around the water coolers, everywhere people are asking and or arguing: What’s more important? The number of medals a country wins or the number of gold medals a country wins. I have decided to let you, the individuals who read my blog settle this argument. Exclusively here at Texas Turtle Blog is a poll. Click the image of the medals below to go to the poll. Let you opinion be heard and your vote counted! This poll will remain open till the closing ceremonies. But don’t wait, vote today!

Click Medals to go to Poll!

Click Medals to go to Poll!

For the entire list of Medals won by the countries, who won them, and in what event click the link:

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~ by Digory Kirke on August 13, 2008.

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