Overall Medal Count London Olympics: China Leads with 13 Golds, U.S. in Second with 9 Golds, Japan in Third with 1 Gold

The overall medal count at the London Olympics, as of July 31, 2012 gives China the lead with 13 golds, 6 silvers and 4 bronzes. The U.S. comes in second with 9 golds, 8 silvers and 6 bronzes. Japan comes in third with 1 gold, 4 silvers, and 8 bronzes.

Ryan Lochte Defeats Michael Phelps for the First US Gold at the London Olympics 2012

Ryan Lochte has defeated Michael Phelps in the men’s 400m swim to earn the First US Gold at the London Olympics 2012. Ryan Lochte defeating Michael Phelps, the superstar in swimming shows that hard work and persistence certainly pays off.