U.S wins medal count, but British celebrate as well
LONDON (AP) — Most medals, most gold medals. The U.S. got what it wanted from these Olympics.
So did Britain, riding the wave of home-field advantage for its best Olympic showing in over a century. Some of that may have come at the expense of China, which finished only five medals ahead of Russia, where the Winter Olympics are next, in 2014.
The competition is over. The U.S. was best — but the success stories from London truly spanned the globe.
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