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July 30th, 2012
06:38 AM ET

After two days, US second in medal count – Amanda Davies on the ups and downs for Team USA

All that glitters is not gold – it could be silver or bronze.

After a weekend that saw the Beijing Olympics golden boy Michael Phelps stumble and a world record performance from another US swimmer, Team USA have had no shortage of drama in London. But there were some bright spots: Swimmer Dana Vollmer makes a triumphant return to Olympic stage with a world record swim in the 100-meter butterfly to win a gold medal, and Kimberly Rhode won gold in women's skeet shooting, setting a record as the first American with medals in five straight Olympic games.

Leading the medal count as of this writing is China with 12 medals. The United States is right behind them with 11 medals, and Italy is in third place with seven.

This morning on "Early Start," Amanda Davies explains the ups and downs of Team USA in this year's Olympic run,

Amanda Davies on ups and downs for Team USA in the first weekend of Olympic competition.

Filed under: 2012 London Olympics
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  1. Jonny

    Medal count??? Its number of Golds that brings the top position.

    July 31, 2012 at 11:06 am | Reply

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