OLYMPIC UPDATE: AFRICAN AND OVERALL MEDAL LEADERS

It is day 9 and the medal count is  steadily rising.  Team USA remains in the lead with 60 total medals.  The top five countries to earn medals are USA, China, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan.

Medals

The top five African country medal earners are: Kenya (3), Ethiopia (4), South Africa (6), Egypt (2),  and Tunisia (1).  Both Kenya and Ethiopia have received a gold medal. Kenya earned its gold in the women’s marathon and Ethiopia earned its gold in the women’s 10,000m run. 

A full medal count can be viewed on the Rio 2016 Olympic Website.

 

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