London Olympics 2012 Medal Count: China Moves Back In Front Of Team USA On Day 10

A night after swimmer Michael Phelps closed his career out as the greatest Olympian ever, the United States moved back behind China in the overall medal count. The Chinese still hold a 30-28 edge in gold medals, but a gold-silver finish in the women's 3-meter springboard diving helped the Chinese push back in front of the U.S. by a 61-60 edge.

The Americans picked up two golds on day nine, as women's doubles sisters Venus and Serena Williams cruised to their third career gold as a tandem. Team USA member Sanya Richards-Ross narrowly edged the field for a win in the women's 400m event.

The win for Serena Williams comes just one day after she became the fourth tennis player ever to win a career golden slam of winning all four Grand Slam events plus a gold medal. She is also the first person ever to have a career golden slam in both singles and doubles.

Out of 302 total Olympic events, 141 are left to be decided.

Here are the current medal leaders:

1. China, 61 (30 gold, 17 silver, 14 bronze)

2. United States, 60 (28, 14, 18)

3. Great Britain, 37 (16, 11, 10)

4. Russia, 35 (4, 16, 15)

5. Japan, 27 (2, 12, 13)

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