The U.S Olympic team defeated the team from the People’s Republic of China, 104 to 87, for the overall number of medals won at the London Olympics.
The U.S. teams also won the most gold medals, taking 46 to China’s 38. Great Britain, which hosted the Olympics, placed third for gold medals with 29.
The Russian team placed third for overall medals with 82, but won more bronze medals (33) than gold (24).
The U.S. team also won the most silver medals, with 29. China had the second most silver medals, with 27; and Russia was third with 25.