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Katie Ledecky competes in the 800m Freestyle. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
She packed 10 races into her program and came out with four medals.

Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
T1China21131246
T1United States16171346
3Russian O.C.11151137
4Japan175830
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