WATCH: What to Watch in Rio: Day 12
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RIO DE JANEIRO (WOLO) — Team USA can’t keep off the podium in Rio de Janeiro.
The team’s medal count now stands at 84. That’s more than 30 medals ahead of China, who comes in second place with 51 medals.
Twenty-eight of Team USA’s gold medals are gold.
Great Britain and Russia also make the top five. France and Japan are left fighting for that fifth place spot. They each have 29 medals.
Here’s what to watch for on day 12 of the games:
Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross are looking to leave Rio with medals around their necks. They’ll be competing against Brazil for the bronze in Wednesday’s beach volleyball match.
The men’s basketball team will be taking on Argentina in Wednesday’s quarterfinal match-up.
The fastest man alive, Usain Bolt, returns to the track Wednesday. He’ll be running in the men’s 200-meter semifinals.
Also happening on the track, the women’s 200-meter final, 100-meter hurdles final and long jump final.