Team USA strikes gold in London

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August 3, 2012, 8:30 am
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(NECN/NBC News: Tracie Potts) - We're now halfway through the summer Olympics in London, and team USA struck gold Thursday.

The medal count at the start of Friday stands with the US in the lead with 37 medals overall, including 18 gold. China is in second with 34 overall, also including 18 gold. Japan comes in third at 19 medals, including two gold.

Tracie Potts is in London where she has been keeping track on all of the Olympic action.

She talks about Michael Phelps breaking records, Phelps final race in what is believed to be his final Olympics, flawless floor routine of Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman just missing out on the bronze medal and the start of track and field.

Tags: Track and Field, gold medal, London Olympics, Michael Phelps, Aly Raisman, NBC News, Tracie Potts, Olympics 2012, Gabby Douglas, medal count
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