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Top 10 Countries with the Most Medals in Rio 2016htoutlaws2012
Created on 8/22/2016, source: http://www.nbcolympics.com/medals
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1United States - 121The United States of America, or the U.S.A for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states. 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence in 1776 with ...read more.V1 Comment
2China - 70China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.381 billion. It was established in 1949. Its capital is Beijing. The other major cities are Hong Kong and Shanghai. Chinese (Mandarin) is the only official ...read more.
3United Kingdom - 67The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. The UK is well known for ancient and modern literature, its influence in world music, its historical ...read more.
I'm just glad this tiny nation is now known as a "sporting superpower" and beat China in getting Gold. - Britgirl
4Russia - 56
5Germany - 42Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.
6France - 42France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. ...read more.
7Japan - 41
8Australia - 29Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands . Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry .
9Italy - 28Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe . Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2. With almost 62 million inhabitants, it is the 3rd most populous EU member state . Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, ...read more.
10Canada - 22Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world . This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories .
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