#1.) 17-year-old Missy Franklin won gold in the Women's 100-meter Backstroke.
#2 and #3.) We won the gold AND silver medals in the Men's 100-meter Backstroke: Matt Grevers won gold and Nick Thoman took silver.
#4.) Rebecca Soni won silver in the Women's 100-meter Breaststroke.
#5.) Marti Malloy won a bronze in Women's Judo, 125-pound weight class.
#6.) David Boudia and Nick McCrory won the bronze in Men's Synchronized Diving, 10-meter platform. (--That's more than 30 feet high.)
That pulls us into a tie with CHINA in the overall medal count but the Chinese still have the edge with nine gold medals to our five. Here are the medal standings:
#1.) China with 17 medals - 9 gold, 5 silver, and 3 bronze.
#2.) The United States with 17 medals - 5 gold, 7 silver, and 5 bronze.
#3.) Japan with 11 medals - 1 gold, 4 silver, and 6 bronze.
#4.) Italy with 8 medals - 2 gold, 4 silver, and 2 bronze.