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London 2012 Medal Count: Standings Don't Change with One Day to Go

Chris StephensCorrespondent IIOctober 8, 2016

London 2012 Medal Count: Standings Don't Change with One Day to Go

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    Day 15 went the same way as Day 14, as the U.S. increased its medal lead over China and entered triple digits.

    With 15 medal events remaining, the top five countries haven't changed. And, it doesn't look like they will change on the final day of the 2012 London Olympics.

    Here's a look at the top five countries in the medal standings, including who from each earned a medal on Day 15.

1. USA

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    Total Medals: 102

    Gold: 44

    Silver: 29

    Bronze: 29

    The biggest surprise of the day came from diver David Boudia, who took gold in the men's 10-meter platform. The surprise came because Boudia beat China's Bo Qui, who was the favorite coming into the event.

    Also winning gold was the women's basketball team, which was their fifth straight in the Olympics. The women's Dream Team dominated France, 86-50.

    The women's 4x400-meter relay team made it a sweep of relay golds, beating Russia by more than three seconds.

    The men's 4x100-meter relay team won silver with a time of 37.04. But, it wasn't good enough to beat Jamaica, which set the world record with a time of 36.84.

    Also taking silver was the women's indoor volleyball team, which was bested by Brazil (3-1). Brigetta Barrett took the silver in the women's high jump with a leap of 2.03 meters.

    Georgia Gould took bronze in women's mountain biking, while Coleman Scott took third in the men's freestyle wrestling 60-kilogram division.

2. China

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    Total Medals: 87

    Gold: 38

    Silver: 27

    Bronze: 22

    China added one gold, two silvers and two bronzes to its total on Day 15, with its only gold coming from Shiming Zou in the men's boxing light-flyweight division.

    Winning silver for the Chinese was Zhongrong Cao in the men's modern pentathlon and Bo Qui in the men's 10-meter platform diving.

    Tianfeng Si won bronze in the men's 50-kilometer race walk, while Qieyang Shenjie won bronze in the women's 20-kilometer race walk.

3. Russia

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    Total Medals: 78

    Gold: 21

    Silver: 25

    Bronze: 32

    Russia had a great day in terms of medals, winning six golds, three silvers and two bronzes.

    Gold medals were won by Mariya Savinova in the 800 meters, Anna Chicherova in the high jump and Elena Lashmanova in the 20-kilometer race walk. Also winning gold was Yevgeniya Kanayeva in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around, Sergey Kirdyapkin in the 50-kilometer race walk, and the men's K-2 200-meter kayak team of Yury Postrigay and Alexander Dyachenko.

    Taking silver was the women's 4x400-meter relay team, as they edged out Jamaica by 0.72 seconds. Olga Kaniskina took second in the 20-kilometer race walk, Daria Dmitrieva finished second in the rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around and Besik Kudukhov in the men's freestyle 60-kilogram division.

    Anastasia Baryshnikova won bronze in the women's taekwondo 67-kilogram division, while Svetlana Shkolina won bronze in the women's high jump.

4. Great Britain

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    Total Medals: 62

    Gold: 28

    Silver: 15

    Bronze: 19

    The Brits took home three golds and two bronzes on Day 15.

    Mo Farah took home his second gold of the London Olympics, as he won the 5,000-meters. Also winning gold was Ed McKeever in men's kayak K-1 200-meters and Luke Campbell in the men's boxing bantamweight division.

    The bronze medals came from the men's kayak K-2 200-meter team of Liam Heath and Jon Schofield, and Tom Daley in the men's 10-meter platform diving.

5. Germany

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    Total Medals: 44

    Gold: 11

    Silver: 19

    Bronze: 14

    Day 15 was a little slow for the Germans, as they only won one gold and one silver medal.

    The gold went to the men's field hockey team as they beat the Netherlands, 2-1.

    The silver medal went to Sabine Spitz in women's mountain biking.

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