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Olympics Day 6 - Rowing

WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: The United States team throw their cox Mary Whipple into the water as they celebrate with their gold medals during the medal ceremony after the Women's Eight final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 2, 2012 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Battle of the sexes: U.S. men vs. U.S. women

This is the first Olympic Games in which the U.S. sent more women than men (269 compared with 261), and that move paid off: U.S. women won 58 medals in London to the men’s 45 (plus one medal in tennis mixed doubles). Here’s our sport-by-sport analysis of who won the gender war. --By Pauline Vu, Yahoo! Sports