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Monday, July 30, 2012

London Olympics 2012--- Medals Table Standing








London 2012 Olympics is going to be the biggest sporting event of this decade and it is very exciting to see which country will win medals and dominate the London 2012 Olympics Medal Tally. Last time in 2008 Beijing Olympics it was China who topped the Olympics Medal Table with 51 gold and United States of America ranked second with 36 gold. According to Total Medal count United States of America ranked first and China Second. So basically China and United States of America dominated the previous Olympics. But 2012 Summer Olympics is taking place in London, Team Great Britain is gearing up to showcase themselves and to challenge other participant nations. From 2008 Beijing Olympic Games over 900 medals are awarded to the participants from several participating nations.
London 2012 Olympics Medal Tally
In previous Olympic games in Beijing half of the 900 plus medals were awarded to the top eight teams in medal table standing where both United States of America (110) and China (100) bagged total 210 medals. United States of America have been, so far, the maximum Medal winners in the history of all Olympic games. United States of America have won total 2295 medals out of which 929 gold medals since their very first appearance in Olympics. This is a great achievement for a Country where the total medal number is double than their closest competitor in all categories.
In recent times the trend of dominating performance of USA in the Olympic games have been changed as other competing nations are challenging the United States of America and are rising to the occasion. After the first Olympic Games which was held back in 1896, both the number of medals to be awarded and countries winning these olympic medals have slowly increased. According to the statistics of the Olympic Games 18 countries got chance to host this mega event and 15 of them took the advantage of home crowd, atmosphere to win maximum number of Medals.
London 2012 Olympics Medal Tally
Will Team Great Britain perform well in this upcoming Olympics? Great Britain will get a special advantages this time as they will compete in their home soil and history says that Team Great Britain will do very well in London 2012 Olympics, at the same time they will have an extra pressure on them. In previous Olympics, Great Britain finished at fourth place in Medal Tally and this year their participants will try their best to repeat the history.
Countries to watch at London 2012 Olympics
It is expected that London 2012 will be one of the biggest event of this decade. Each and every participating nations will try to prove their talent. Countries like United States of America, Great Britain, Russia, China, Australia,Germany, South Korea, Japan and Italy are expected to dominate the games. While it comes to 100 meter race Jamaica will dominate this event and in Olympics Marathon Kenya or any other African nation will win the title.
London 2012 Medal standings
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 China (CHN) 6 4 2 12
2 United States(USA)3 5 3 11
3 Italy (ITA) 2 3 2 7
4 South Korea (KOR) 2 1 2 5
5 France (FRA) 2 1 1 4
6 North Korea (PRK) 2 0 1 3
7 Kazakhstan (KAZ) 2 0 0 2
8 Australia (AUS) 1 1 1 3
Brazil (BRA) 1 1 1 3
Hungary (HUN) 1 1 1 3
11 Netherlands (NED) 1 1 0 2
12 Russia (RUS) 1 0 3 4
13 Georgia (GEO) 1 0 0 1
South Africa (RSA)1 0 0 1
15 Japan (JPN) 0 2 3 5
16 Great BritainGBR)*0 1 1 2
17 Colombia (COL) 0 1 0 1
Cuba (CUB) 0 1 0 1
Poland (POL) 0 1 0 1
Romania (ROU) 0 1 0 1
Chinese Taipei(TPE) 0 1 0 1
22 Azerbaijan (AZE) 0 0 1 1
Belgium (BEL) 0 0 1 1
Canada (CAN) 0 0 1 1
Moldova (MDA) 0 0 1 1
Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
Serbia (SRB) 0 0 1 1
Slovakia (SVK) 0 0 1 1
Ukraine (UKR) 0 0 1 1
Uzbekistan (UZB) 0 0 1 1
Total 26 26 30 82

1 comment:

Sports said...

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