After two full days of competition the United States is starting to climb up the overall medals table. As of Sunday evening, athletes from the United States have earned 11 total medals, three of them gold.
Kimberly Rhode was the early story of the day on Sunday with a score of 99 in the women's skeet shooting event to earn gold. Dana Vollmer, however, topped Rhode by setting a new Olympic and world record in the women's 100-meter butterfly. Her time of 55.98 seconds took home a gold for the Americans.
The University of Michigan's Michael Phelps earned a medal, this one silver, as part of the men's 4x100-meter relay team. They were edged out by France in the final.
The Americans have one less medal than China so far, and the Chinese have six gold medals so far.
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