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2012 Olympics The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics  

Pedro Cerrano
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Who will be the top country at the 2012 Olympics? That could be whichever of the 204 participating nations win the most medals, which country takes home the most gold medals or which country's athletes make the biggest splash regardless of how they finish. So vote up the countries you think did the best, vote down those you think didn't and leave us a comment telling us why you voted the way you did.

Stacked with athletes like record-breaking swimmer Michael Phelps and the dominant US Men's Olympic Basketball team, many expect the United States to take home the most medals. America has numerous promising Olympians but those representing the stars and stripes will have plenty of competition in the medal race.

In fact, roughly one-third of the way though the games it's actually China who was the medal leader in both total medals won and gold medals. All other nations were far behind making this battle of the winningest country at the 2012 Summer Olympics nearly a head-to-head battle between the top two. Japanese Shows">Japan, Germany, South Korea">South Korea and France all were far behind but plenty ahead of the host nation of Great Britain.

So however you decide which country was the best at the 2012 Olympics, or even if you just vote for your home country, it will be interesting to see which nation reigns supreme in the votes and the medal counts as the 2012 Summer Games play out in London.

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Washington, D.C.

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England is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
London

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Seoul

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Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Arthur Roderick added Kingston

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China is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Beijing

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Tokyo

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Wellington

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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
SheerazAhmed added Islamabad

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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Kazakhstan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Astana

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Rome

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Ottawa

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Moscow

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France is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Paris

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
jona000f added Copenhagen

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Budapest

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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Amsterdam

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Berlin

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Romania is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Bucharest

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Stockholm

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Oslo

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Saint Kitts and Nevis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
grant1woods added Basseterre

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Kiev

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Canberra

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Serbia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
juanalverez added Belgrade

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Mexico City

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Brazil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Brasília

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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Bogotá

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North Korea is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Pyongyang

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Cuba is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Country of the 2012 Olympics
Havana