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The United States have shot into a 12-medal-lead at the Rio Olympics, which formally opened on Friday.

As of Sunday, the country had three Gold medals, five Silver and four Bronze medals.

In the second place is China with eight medals, consisitng three Gold, two Silver and three Bronze medals, while in the third place is Australia with three Gold medals and another three Bronze medals.

Nigeria has yet to win a single medal. In the preceding London 2012 Olympics, Nigerian athletes returned empty-handed.

MEDALS TABLE

1

United States
3 5 4 12
2

China
3 2 3 8
3

Australia
3 0 3 6
4

Italy
2 3 2 7
5

South Korea
2 2 1 5
6

Hungary
2 0 0 2
7

Russia
1 2 2 5
8

Great Britain
1 1 0 2
8

Sweden
1 1 0 2
10

Japan
1 0 6 7
11

Thailand
1 0 1 2
11

Chinese Taipei
1 0 1 2
13

Argentina
1 0 0 1
13

Belgium
1 0 0 1
13

Kosovo
1 0 0 1
13

Netherlands
1 0 0 1
13

Vietnam
1 0 0 1
18

Canada
0 1 1 2
18

Kazakhstan
0 1 1 2
20

Brazil
0 1 0 1
20

Denmark
0 1 0 1
20

France
0 1 0 1
20

Indonesia
0 1 0 1
20

New Zealand
0 1 0 1
20

Philippines
0 1 0 1
20

North Korea
0 1 0 1
20

South Africa
0 1 0 1
28

Uzbekistan
0 0 2 2
29

Spain
0 0 1 1
29

Greece
0 0 1 1
29

Poland
0 0 1 1

Benin
0 0 0 0

American Samoa
0 0 0 0

Afghanistan
0 0 0 0

Aruba
0 0 0 0

Burkina Faso
0 0 0 0

Andorra
0 0 0 0

Belize
0 0 0 0

Armenia
0 0 0 0

Mali
0 0 0 0

Malaysia
0 0 0 0

Bangladesh
0 0 0 0

Refugee Olympic Athletes
0 0 0 0

British Virgin Islands
0 0 0 0

Brunei
0 0 0 0

Kiribati
0 0 0 0

Liberia
0 0 0 0

Papua New Guinea
0 0 0 0

Seychelles
0 0 0 0

Marshall Islands
0 0 0 0

Somalia
0 0 0 0

Iraq
0 0 0 0

Sierra Leone
0 0 0 0

South Sudan
0 0 0 0

Gambia
0 0 0 0

United Arab Emirates
0 0 0 0

FYR Macedonia
0 0 0 0

Ghana
0 0 0 0

Cameroon
0 0 0 0

Congo
0 0 0 0

Bhutan
0 0 0 0

Cook Islands
0 0 0 0

Comoros
0 0 0 0

Georgia
0 0 0 0

Guinea-Bissau
0 0 0 0

Central African Republic
0 0 0 0

Cape Verde
0 0 0 0

Jordan
0 0 0 0

Equatorial Guinea
0 0 0 0

Guinea
0 0 0 0

Micronesia
0 0 0 0

DR Congo
0 0 0 0

Chad
0 0 0 0

Guyana
0 0 0 0

Cambodia
0 0 0 0

Malta
0 0 0 0

Sao Tome & Principe
0 0 0 0

Togo
0 0 0 0

Haiti
0 0 0 0

Samoa
0 0 0 0

Tonga
0 0 0 0

Mauritania
0 0 0 0

Maldives
0 0 0 0

Swaziland
0 0 0 0

Libya
0 0 0 0

Suriname
0 0 0 0

Nicaragua
0 0 0 0

Tuvalu
0 0 0 0

Senegal
0 0 0 0

Nepal
0 0 0 0

Lebanon
0 0 0 0

Madagascar
0 0 0 0

Solomon Islands
0 0 0 0

Vanuatu
0 0 0 0

Pakistan
0 0 0 0

St Vincent & the Grenadines
0 0 0 0

Cayman Islands
0 0 0 0

Niger
0 0 0 0

Uruguay
0 0 0 0

Palestine
0 0 0 0

Hong Kong, China
0 0 0 0

Malawi
0 0 0 0

Syria
0 0 0 0

Liechtenstein
0 0 0 0

Monaco
0 0 0 0

Mozambique
0 0 0 0

Montenegro
0 0 0 0

Sudan
0 0 0 0

Turkmenistan
0 0 0 0

Laos
0 0 0 0

Honduras
0 0 0 0

Rwanda
0 0 0 0

Kyrgyzstan
0 0 0 0

Tanzania
0 0 0 0

Palau
0 0 0 0

Timor-Leste
0 0 0 0

Yemen
0 0 0 0

Independent Olympic Athletes
0 0 0 0

Dominica
0 0 0 0

Nauru
0 0 0 0

Oman
0 0 0 0

Guam
0 0 0 0

Germany
0 0 0 0

Ireland
0 0 0 0

Belarus
0 0 0 0

India
0 0 0 0

Serbia
0 0 0 0

Slovakia
0 0 0 0

Bulgaria
0 0 0 0

Norway
0 0 0 0

Portugal
0 0 0 0

Cyprus
0 0 0 0

Guatemala
0 0 0 0

Singapore
0 0 0 0

Tunisia
0 0 0 0

Croatia
0 0 0 0

Ukraine
0 0 0 0

Lithuania
0 0 0 0

Finland
0 0 0 0

Turkey
0 0 0 0

Slovenia
0 0 0 0

Estonia
0 0 0 0

Mexico
0 0 0 0

Israel
0 0 0 0

Switzerland
0 0 0 0

Egypt
0 0 0 0

Austria
0 0 0 0

Colombia
0 0 0 0

Cuba
0 0 0 0

Ecuador
0 0 0 0

El Salvador
0 0 0 0

Dominican Republic
0 0 0 0

Czech Republic
0 0 0 0

US Virgin Islands
0 0 0 0

Iran
0 0 0 0

Ethiopia
0 0 0 0

Qatar
0 0 0 0

Bahamas
0 0 0 0

San Marino
0 0 0 0

Angola
0 0 0 0

Costa Rica
0 0 0 0

Azerbaijan
0 0 0 0

Mongolia
0 0 0 0

Myanmar
0 0 0 0

Kenya
0 0 0 0

Moldova
0 0 0 0

Morocco
0 0 0 0

Venezuela
0 0 0 0

Chile
0 0 0 0

Peru
0 0 0 0

Sri Lanka
0 0 0 0

Puerto Rico
0 0 0 0

Paraguay
0 0 0 0

Romania
0 0 0 0

Saint Kitts & Nevis
0 0 0 0

Lesotho
0 0 0 0

Eritrea
0 0 0 0

Zimbabwe
0 0 0 0

Botswana
0 0 0 0

Jamaica
0 0 0 0

Uganda
0 0 0 0

Namibia
0 0 0 0

Bahrain
0 0 0 0

Burundi
0 0 0 0

Trinidad & Tobago
0 0 0 0

Latvia
0 0 0 0

Bolivia
0 0 0 0

Nigeria
0 0 0 0

Algeria
0 0 0 0

Fiji
0 0 0 0

Mauritius
0 0 0 0

Iceland
0 0 0 0

Zambia
0 0 0 0

Côte d’Ivoire
0 0 0 0

Gabon
0 0 0 0

Antigua & Barbuda
0 0 0 0

Albania
0 0 0 0

Djibouti
0 0 0 0

Saudi Arabia
0 0 0 0

Panama
0 0 0 0

Luxembourg
0 0 0 0

Tajikistan
0 0 0 0

Bosnia & Herzegovina
0 0 0 0

Saint Lucia
0 0 0 0

Grenada
0 0 0 0

Barbados
0 0 0 0

Bermuda
0 0 0 0

Author: Cerebral Lemon