A very strong weekend keeps the United States ahead in the medal count, but the margin is closing. The United States Olympic Team continues to make a statement by leading the overall medal count, and the run should continue during the Games' final week.
The U.S. currently holds a four-medal lead heading into Tuesday's action, but Germany is nipping at the heels of the U.S. Heading into the week, the United States led in total medals and total gold medals, but has seen Germany tie the gold medal mark. Additionally, a new face broke into the top five with a weekend of medaling that nearly matched the U.S.