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

How fast can a dog run?

A Greyhound can run at a speed of 64km per hour, a Weimaraner , once used for hunting wolves and wild boar, can reach speed of up to 56 km per hour in a chase. Many breeds of dog which were once bred for hunting are now more common as pets than hunting Dogs.

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