Medal Standings

Country Total
1 United States 463738 121
2 Great Britain 272317 67
3 China 261826 70
4 Russia 191819 56
5 Germany 171015 42
6 Japan 12821 41
7 France 101814 42
8 South Korea 939 21
9 Italy 8128 28
10 Australia 81110 29
11 Netherlands 874 19

What How Why

What is a leap Year?

It takes the Earth 365 days and six hours to orbit around the Sun. The Six extra hours cannot be counted on the calendar. So, to keep an accurate count, an extra day is added at the end of February every four years.

Recent Winners

RUSSIA

Rhythmic Gymnastics
Group All-Around
Russian Federation

CHINA

Volleyball
Women
China

GREAT BRITAIN

Athletics
Men's 5000m
Mohamed Farah

UNITED STATES

Athletics
Men's 4 x 400m Relay
United States

AZERBAIJAN

Taekwondo
Men +80kg
Radik Isaev

UNITED STATES

Athletics
Women's 4 x 400m Relay
United States

CHINA

Taekwondo
Women +67kg
Shuyin Zheng