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

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The United States' Claressa Shields, celebrates after winning her fight against Russia's Nadezda Torlopova, during the women's middleweight 75-kg boxing gold medal match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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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

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