United States SLIPS! China takes LEAD in Medals!

The United Sates slips, China now has won the most medals in the XXIX Olympics currently held in Beijing. Here are the top five countries.

China: 20 Gold 7 Silver 5 Bronze Total: 32

United States: 10 Gold 8 Silver 13 Bronze Total: 31

Australia: 5 Gold 4 Silver 7 Bronze Total: 16

France: 2 Gold 7 Silver 5 Bronze Total: 14

South Korea: 6 Gold 6 Silver 1 Bronze Total: 13

The United States drops to second for first time in Beijing, with China taking the lead. Australia rises to third while France moves into fourth knocking South Korea down to fifth place. This has been the first major upset in the top five positions since the awarding of the medals.

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

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~ by Digory Kirke on August 14, 2008.

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