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United States Takes Top Spot in Medal Count at 2024 World Aquatic Championships as Germany and Portugal Make History


Feb 12, 2024
USA Achieves Two Gold Medals and Five Total Medals Leading the Way

The second night of the 2024 World Aquatic Championships saw the United States rise to the top of the medal standings after securing two golds. Nic Fink won the men’s 100 breast gold, and Kate Douglass earned gold in the women’s 200 IM. This brought the US total to five medals. Claire Curzan and Michael Andrew also contributed to the US medal count by picking up two silver medals.

Germany secured their first gold medal and their first women’s world title in 15 years as Angelina Kohler won the women’s 100 fly. Portugal also made history with Diogo Ribeiro becoming the country’s first World Champion by winning the men’s 50 butterfly.

As of the end of night two, Australia was at the top of the medal table with three gold medals and a total of eight. They are aiming for their first gold on night three after falling short so far.

The medal standings at the end of night two were as follows:

– USA: 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze, 5 total

– China: 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze, 3 total

– Germany: 1 gold,

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