US Olympics Gold Medal Tracker: Here Are the Gold Medals Won So Far

Source: AP
Source: AP

Going into the fifth day of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the United States leads the medal race with 27. China has the second-most overall medals, with 17 as of Wednesday morning.

The United States has 10 gold medals, including one earned Tuesday night in the women's all-around gymnastics. This year's team — Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman — ensured the second straight gold medal in the women's all-around for the United States.

U.S. shooter Virginia "Ginny" Thrasher, 19, won the first gold medal of the games Saturday in the women's 10-meter air rifle finals.

Seven of the gold medals for the United States has come from swimming, including Katie Ledecky's record-smashing win in the 400-meter freestyle and Michael Phelps' gold in the men's 200-meter butterfly.

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