2012 London Olympics Medal Count: Team USA, China Continue To Lead The Way

The Americans and Chinese began the day tied in the Olympic medal count, and that's where they stand following all of Tuesday's medal events. The Chinese still lead all nations in the gold medal count (13), while the U.S. is second with nine.

Here's a look at 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)

Related: Summer Olympics 2012: Event Schedule And TV Times For Tuesday

SB Nation Studios has released another Nintendo-style medal count update, which you can view at the bottom of this post.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis. For comprehensive coverage of the 2012 London Games, visit SB Nation's Olympics news hub. Stay up to date on the medal count with Sports Illustrated's tracker.

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