You would be hard pressed to convince me, or anyone for that matter, that the 2012 Olympics will be won by anyone other than China or the United States.
After two weeks of competition, the two favored nations are neck-and-neck as they separate themselves from the rest of the field.
But a race for third place is in order, and with just five days left, we are set up for another spectacular finish to the summer Olympic Games.
Other than the obvious, one question looms large in London: Who will take home the bronze?
Here are a few countries that will make a late push in the medal count: