As Day 15 of the Winter Olympics drew to a close, the United States enters the final two days with a six medal lead over Germany. This could be the first time the U.S. wins the most medals in the Winter Olympics. In addition to this they are also in the running for the most golds.
The U.S. has surprised the world by winning the most medals so far. The predicted medal winner Germany is a distant second by winning 27 medals. Canada has been impressive by winning the most gold medals with 10. Russia has been a mild disappointment by winning only 15. The Winter countries of Norway and Austria are both in the top five in medals.
The U.S. now has 33 medals with 8 gold, 13 silver, and 13 bronze medals.
Entering the final two days, the Americans will add a medal in hockey, and possibly also add more medals in events such as bobsleigh, skiing, speed skating.
Only one more medal needed to break the U.S. winter Olympics record of 34. Not only they will do that but they should win the most medals for the first time.
Germany has 9 golds, 11 silvers, and 7 bronze medals.
Germany looks to add more medals in skiing and bobsleigh. But they are six medals behind first place.
Germany usually wins the most medals but it looks like for the first time since the 1994 Winter Olympics that Germany will not win the most.
Canada has 10 golds, 7 silvers, and 4 bronze medals.
Canada looks to win more medals in hockey and skiing.
As the home country has not disappointed with having 10 gold medals. Canada now has the most gold medals of any country.
Norway has 8 golds, 6 silvers, and 6 bronze medals.
Norway will win another medal in curling either silver or gold, when it faces Canada in the gold medal game.
Norway a Winter Olympic powerhouse, is losing ground to countries such as United States and Canada.
Austria has 4 golds, 5 silvers, and 6 bronze medals.
Austria just won the team ski jumping gold medal.
Austria was very successful in winning four medals in ski jumping and four in alpine skiing.
Russia has 3 golds, 5 silvers, and 7 bronze medals.
Russia looks to dominate next Winter Olympics when it host the Olympics in 2014 in Sochi, Russia.