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Here's An Updated Look At The Medal Standings At The Olympics

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games have been underway for roughly a week (eight days), its athletes shattering world records and making national, and global, history.

There's about a week to go in the Games, and medal standings are constantly changing. However, some countries hold a large margin of victory that makes their place at the top nearly untouchable.

Here's your Olympic medal update after Week 1.

The countries in the top five for medal count are: the United States, China, Great Britain, Germany and Japan.

The United States dominates the Olympic Games with a total of 60 medals so far: 26 gold, 18 silver and 18 bronze.

Team USA shows no signs of slowing down now its Olympic medal collection. The nation could potentially break the record for most golds won in the Games - 83, by the United States in the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Team USA added 10 medals -- including the 1,000th gold in Team USA history -- on Day 8 of competition, which alone upped the nation's medal count from 50. Swimmers, notably Michael Phelps and Simone Manuel, added gold in the 400-meter medley relays, as both the men's and women's teams won gold. Jeff Henderson also won gold for Team USA in the men's long jump. The women's rowing 8 team rounded out the week, winning yet another gold in its history of world dominance.

The USA's 24 golds is 11 clear of China, who remains competitive but will need a strong showing this week to actually surpass the US. Specifically, China, coming in at second in the Games, has 41 medals at this point, of which 13 are gold, 11 are silver and 17 are bronze.

Great Britain triumphed over the last few days, racking up 30 medals. They hold 10 gold, 13 silver and 7 bronze. Mo Farah of Great Britain helped the UK team climb the leaderboard with a win in the 10,000 meters -- even after he took a spill.

Germany, the fourth country, has eight gold medals, five silver and seven bronze for a total of 16 medals.

Finishing the top five is Japan. The team has 24 medals: seven medals are gold, three are silver and 14 are bronze.