2012 Olympics medal count: China tops the list

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    Though Chinese sports officials had said that their team’s medal count will be considerably lower in London Olympics 2012 compared to what they got in Beijing Olympics, but the team is still topping the medal charts. In Beijing, the Chinese athletes had bagged the highest number of medals and now it seems that they will do the same here in London Too.

    China has won 9 gold medals while its main competitor United States has bagged only 5 gold medals. The third placed Italy has only 2 gold medals in its kitty.

    Here are teh country-wise medal count
    Country Gold Silver Bronze Total

    China 8 4 2 14
    US 3 5 5 13
    Italy 2 4 2 8
    France 2 1 3 6
    South Korea 2 1 2 5
    Russia 2 0 3 5
    North Korea 2 0 1 3
    Kazakhstan 2 0 0 2
    Japan 1 3 3 7
    Romania 1 2 0 3
    Australia 1 1 1 3
    Brazil 1 1 1 3
    Hungary 1 1 1 3
    Netherlands 1 1 0 2
    Georgia 1 0 0 1
    South Africa 1 0 0 1
    Great Britain 0 1 1 2
    Colombia 0 1 0 1
    Cuba 0 1 0 1
    Mexico 0 1 0 1
    Poland 0 1 0 1
    Thailand 0 1 0 1
    Chinese Taipei 0 1 0 1
    Ukraine 0 0 2 2
    Azerbaijan 0 0 1 1
    Belgium 0 0 1 1
    Canada 0 0 1 1
    India 0 0 1 1
    Moldova 0 0 1 1
    Mongolia 0 0 1 1
    Norway 0 0 1 1
    Serbia 0 0 1 1
    Slovakia 0 0 1 1
    Uzbekistan 0 0 1 1