ByRyan Matsunaga, writer at Creators.co
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Ryan Matsunaga

It's been another exciting day of Olympic sports, and by the end of it, the United States has established a firm lead in the medal count.

Of the 2102 total medals that will be handed out in Rio, the United States has already won 38, putting it ahead of China (30), Japan (22), Australia (15), and South Korea (11).

Additionally, the USA has also claimed the top spot for both gold and silver medals, at 16 and 12, including a huge win for judoka Kayla Harrison, who won her division with a dramatic, last-minute armbar submission. Michael Phelps also took gold in the 200 IM race, his fourth straight gold medal at the Rio games.

China meanwhile leads in bronzes. Over 50 countries have medaled so far.

The Top 10 currently stands at:

1. United States: 38 medals, 16 gold, 12 silver, 10 bronze

2. China: 30 medals, 11 gold, 8 silver, 11 bronze

3. Japan: 22 medals, 7 gold, 2 silver, 13 bronze

4. Australia: 15 medals, 5 gold, 4 silver, 6 bronze

5. South Korea: 11 medals, 5 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze

6. Hungary: 7 medals, 5 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze

7. Russia: 19 medals, 4 gold, 8 silver, 7 bronze

8. Great Britain: 16 medals, 4 gold, 6 silver, 6 bronze

9. Germany: 8 medals, 4 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze

10. Italy: 12 medals, 3 gold, 6 silver, 3 bronze