The Top 5 Countries that Have Won the Most Summer Olympic Medals

  Country Total Medals
(1896 to 2016)
Gold Silver Bronze Games Hosted
1 United States 2,520 1,022 794 704 4
2 Russia
(including the Soviet Union)
1,453 544 453 456 1
3 Germany
(including East Germany)
1,024 344 321 359 2
4 Great Britain 847 263 295 289 3
5 France 713 212 241 260 2
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Sources:  Top5ofanything.com research including the International Olympic Committee.

List Notes: Data is the top 5 countries that have won the most Olympic medals up to, and including the Unified Team of 1992. These totals do not include medals won at the 1906 Intercalated Games which the International Olympic Committee no longer recognizes. This list includes the Rio de Janeiro Olympics summer 2016.
Countries that Have Won the Most Summer Olympic Medals

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