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Sarah Hammer of The United States competes in the track cycling women's omnium individual pursuit, at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Sergey Ponomarev)

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