Olympic Medal Counts: USA Takes Commanding Lead

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Olympic Medal Counts: USA Takes Commanding Lead

Well, Germany's medal lead lasted all of one day. The U.S. Olympic Team made an emphatic statement in yesterday's action by taking three gold medals, three additional medals, and regained the overall medal lead.

Yesterday's golden success did not come as much of a surprise as the U.S. claimed gold in three events it was heavily favored in prior to the Games. Germany and France attempted to keep pace, but the two countries now trail the U.S. by four and seven medals respectively following day six action.

There is more skiing today and more shots at medals, including runs by Lindsey Vonn and figure skater Evan Lysacek who guns for his first Olympic medal. Here is where the top five stand entering day seven action.

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