London Olympics Medal Count: United States' Medal Total Rises To 70

The United States added to its Olympic medal count in London on Tuesday, but didn't do enough to catch China. The U.S. has won 70 medals to this point, while China has captured 73. The Chinese also lead the U.S. in gold medals won, 34-30.

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In addition to those 30 gold medals, the United States has won 19 silver medals and 21 bronze medals.

Here is the current top 10:

1. China (73; 34 gold, 21 silver, 18 bronze)
2. United States (70; 30 gold, 19 silver, 21 bronze)
T3. Great Britain (48)
T3. Russia (48)
5. Japan (29)
6. France (28)
7. Germany (27)
8. Australia (25)
9. South Korea (23)
10. Italy (17)

You can also check out the medal count in 8-bit form below, courtesy of SB Nation Studios.

For more, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver and check out SB Nation's 2012 Summer Olympics hub. Stay up to date on the medal count with Sports Illustrated's tracker.

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