Olympics 2014 medal results Feb 19: Team USA takes the lead at Sochi Games

winter-olympics-medal-count-feb-19-gi.jpgWarning: Do not keep reading if you'd like to remain spoiler-free for Wednesday's (Feb. 19) medaling results. The results will be featured in NBC's primetime coverage later today.

With another day at an end in the 2014 Winter Olympics, the US has managed to pull ahead of the Netherlands and find itself in first place with 23 medals. Russia, formerly in third place, crawled back to match the Netherlands, sharing second place at 22 medals. Holding onto fourth place, Norway wrapped the day with 20 medals.

By Wednesday's end, the leaderboard stayed firm at 26 countries with no new countries earning a medal. Here are the top 10 medal-winning countries:

1. USA -- 23 medals (7 gold, 5 silver, 11 bronze)
2. (tie) Russia -- 22 medals (6 gold, 9 silver, 7 bronze)
2. (tie) Netherlands -- 22 medals (6 gold, 7 silver, 9 bronze)
4. Norway -- 20 medals (9 gold, 4 silver, 7 bronze)
5. Canada --18 medals (5 gold, 9 silver, 4 bronze)
6. Germany -- 15 medals (8 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze)
7. (tie) France -- 11 medals (3 gold, 2 silver, 6 bronze)
7. (tie) Sweden -- 11 medals (2 gold, 5 silver, 4 bronze)
9. Switzerland -- 10 medals (6 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)
10. Austria -- 9 medals (2 gold, 6 silver, 1 bronze)

The highlights of Wednesday's events will be broadcast during primetime on NBC, beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
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