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London Olympics end with closing ceremony

The London Olympics came to an end Sunday night as the closing ceremony distinguished the Olympic flame. The United States finished with 104 medals, the most overall. 46 of the medals were gold, with 29 silver and 29 bronze. The 2016 Summer Olympics will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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