Go For Gold: Here's Where the U.S. Currently Stands in Olympic Medal Count

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February 13, 2018Feb 13, 2018

On Friday, February 9, the 2018 Winter Olympics officially began with the Opening Ceremonies. Hundreds of top athletes around the world are gathered in Pyeongchang, South Korea to represent their respective countries and compete for gold.

Though the Games still have well over a week to go, the medal counts are already stacking up. As of Tuesday morning EST, Germany leads the countries with the most gold medals. Norway currently has the most medals altogether, including gold, silver, and bronze.

Below is the complete ranking of countries, originally found on the official Olympic Games site.

Germany (9 total)

5 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze

Netherlands (10 total)

4 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze

Norway (11 total)

3 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze

Canada (10 total)

3 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze

United States (6 total)

3 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze

France (5 total)

2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze

Sweden (3 total)

2 gold, 1 silver

Austria (2 total)

2 gold

Italy (3 total)

1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze

Republic of Korea (2 total)

1 gold, 1 bronze

OAR (5 total)

1 silver, 4 bronze

Japan (3 total)

1 silver, 2 bronze

Czech Republic (2 total)

1 silver, 1 bronze

Australia (1 total)

1 silver

China (1 total)

1 silver

Switzerland (1 total)

1 silver

Slovakia (1 total)

1 silver

Finland (2 total)

2 bronze

Kazakhstan (1 total)

1 bronze

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