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Which state has the most Olympic medals from Rio?

Which State Has the Most Olympic Medals From Rio?

When it comes to the Olympic medal count, the U.S. is well ahead of any other country in Rio de Janeiro.

But what happens when we take a look at where these medal-winning American athletes hail from?

SEE MORE: Everything you need to know about the Summer Olympics

As of Friday morning, California tops the list with a whopping 26 medals.

The aptly named Golden State owes a lot of that Olympic bling to the U.S. swim team. Maya DiRado, Anthony Ervin and Missy Franklin all won gold.

Lady Liberty in New York is probably proudly holding that torch high because her state has the second-most medals so far, with 13.

Archery's Jake Kaminski and fencer Monica Aksamit both contributed to the Empire State's medal count.

Maryland can credit six of its nine total medals to the "Baltimore Bullet," aka Michael Phelps.

Besides being the birthplace of the most decorated Olympian of all time, Maryland is also where wrestling star Helen Maroulis was born. In Rio, she won Team USA's first ever gold in women's wrestling.

See all the medals won by U.S. athletes:

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Gymnastics: Women's artistic team

Gold: Lauren Hernandez, Madison Kocian, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas (L-R)

(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Gymnastics: Women's artistic floor

Gold: Simone Biles

(Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Gymnastics: Women's balance beam

Silver: Lauren Hernandez

(Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Gymnastics: Men's parallel bars

Silver: Danell Leyva

(Photo credit  TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Gymnastics: Women's uneven bars

Silver: Madison Kocian

(Photo by Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images)

Gymnastics: Men's horizontal bar

Silver: Danell Leyva

(REUTERS/Ruben Sprich)

Gymnastics: Women's artistic individual all-around

Silver: Aly Raisman

(Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Gymnastics: Men's pommel horse

Bronze: Alexander Naddour

(Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's decathlon

Gold: Ashton Eaton

(Photo credit should read OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 100m hurdles

Gold: Brianna Rollins

(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 400m hurdles

Gold: Dalilah Muhammad

(Photo by William Volcov/Brazil Photo Press/LatinContent/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's 400m hurdles

Gold: Kerron Clement

(Photo credit PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's long jump

Gold: Jeff Henderson

(Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's shot put

Gold: Ryan Crouser

(Photo credit FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's triple jump

Gold: Christian Taylor

(Photo credit FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's long jump

Gold: Tianna Bartoletta

(Photo credit FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's long jump

Silver: Brittney Reese

(Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 100m hurdles

Silver: Nia Ali

(Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's 100m

Silver: Justin Gatlin

(Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's 3000m steeplechase

Silver: Evan Jager

(Photo credit OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's shot put

Silver: Joe Kovacs

(Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 100m

Silver: Tori Bowie

(REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Track and Field: Women's 100m hurdles

Bronze: Kristi Castlin (Center)

(Photo credit PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 400m hurdles

Bronze: Ashley Spencer

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 3000m steeplechase

Bronze: Emma Coburn

(Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 200m

Bronze: Tori Bowie

(Photo credit PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Women's 1500m

Bronze: Jennifer Simpson

(Photo credit FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's pole vault

Bronze: Sam Kendricks

(Photo credit FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Track and Field: Men's 400m

Bronze: Lashawn Merritt

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Women's beach volleyball

Bronze: Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross

(Photo credit YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tennis: Mixed doubles

Gold: Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock

(Photo credit LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tennis: Mixed doubles

Silver: Venus Williams and Rajeev Ram

(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Tennis: Men's doubles

Bronze: Steve Johnson and Jack Sock

(Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 4x100m medley relay

Gold: Ryan Murphy, Cody Miller, Michael Phelps, Nathan Adrian
(Not pictured: David Plummer, Kevin Cordes, Tom Shields, Caeleb Dressel)

(Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 800m freestyle

Gold: Katie Ledecky

(Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 50m freestyle

Gold: Anthony Ervin 

(Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 200m backstroke

Gold: Ryan Murphy

(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 200m butterfly

Gold: Michael Phelps

(Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 200m freestyle

Gold: Katie Ledecky

(Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 4x100m freestyle relay

Gold: Nathan Adrian, Ryan Held, Michael Phelps and Caeleb Dressell
(Not pictured: Jimmy Feigen, Blake Pieroni, Anthony Ervin)

(Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 4x200m freestyle relay

Gold: Allison Schmitt, Leah Smith, Maya Dirado, Katie Ledecky (L-R)
(Not pictured: Missy Franklin, Melanie Margalis, Cierra Runge)

(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 100m breaststroke

Gold: Lilly King

(Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 4x200m freestyle relay

Gold: Michael Phelps, Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas, Ryan Lochte
(Not pictured: Clark Smith, Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz)

Swimming: Men's 100m butterfly

Silver: Michael Phelps

(Photo credit GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 50m freestyle

Silver: Simone Manuel

(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 1500m freestyle

Silver: Connor Jaeger

(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 4x100m freestyle relay

Silver: Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, Dana Vollmer and Katie Ledecky
(Not pictured: Amanda Weir, Lia Neal, Allison Schmitt)

(Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 100m backstroke

Silver: Kathleen Baker

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 400m individual medley

Silver: Chase Kalisz

(Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 400m individual medley

Silver: Maya Dirado

(Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 200m breaststroke

Silver: Josh Prenot

(Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 400m freestyle

Bronze: Leah Smith 

(Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 100m butterfly

Bronze: Dana Vollmer

(Photo by Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 50m freestyle

Bronze: Nathan Adrian

(REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler)

Swimming: Men's 100m breaststroke

Bronze: Cody Miller

(Photo credit Cristophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images)

Swimming: Women's 100m breaststroke

Bronze: Katie Meili

(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 100m freestyle

Bronze: Nathan Adrian

(Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 100m backstroke

Bronze: David Plummer

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Swimming: Men's 200m freestyle

Bronze: Conor Dwyer 

(Photo credit GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Rowing: Women's eight

Gold: Emily Regan, Kerry Simmonds, Amanda Polk, Lauren Schmetterling, Tessa Gobbo, Meghan Musnicki, Eleanor Logan, Amanda Elmore, Katelin Snyder

(Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Rowing: Women's single sculls

Silver: Genevra Stone

(Photo credit JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Diving: Men's synchronized 10m platform

Silver: David Boudia and Steele Johnson

(Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Shooting: Women's 10m air rifle

Gold: Virginia Thrasher

(Photo credit should read PASCAL GUYOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Shooting: Women's trap

Bronze: Corey Cogdell

(Photo credit Marwan Naamani, AFP/GettyImages)

Shooting: Women's skeet

Bronze: Kim Rhode

(Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Archery: Men's team

Silver: Brady Ellison, Zach Garrett and Jake Kaminski

(Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Archery: Men's individual

Bronze: Brady Ellison

(Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Fencing: Men's sabre individual

Silver: Daryl Homer

(Photo by Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images)

Fencing: Men's individual foil

Silver: Alexander Massialas

(Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Fencing: Men's team foil

Bronze: Miles Chamley-Watson, Race Imboden, Alexander Massialas, Gerek Meinhardt

(Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Track cycling: Women's team pursuit

Silver: Sarah Hammer, Kelly Catlin, Chloe Dygert, Jennifer Valente

(Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Track cycling: Women's omnium

Silver: Sarah Hammer

(Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Judo: Women's -78kg

Gold: Kayla Harrison

(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Judo: Men's -81kg 

Silver: Travis Stevens

(Photo by Stanislav Krasilnikov\TASS via Getty Images)

Wrestling: Women's 53kg

Gold: Helen Maroulis

(Mark Reis/Colorado Springs Gazette/TNS via Getty Images)

Equestrian: Men's individual jumping

Bronze: Phillip Dutton, on Mighty Nice

(Photo credit John MacDougall, AFP/Getty Images)

Golf: Men's

Bronze: Matt Kuchar

(Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Weightlifting: Women's +75kg

Bronze: Sarah Elizabeth Robles

(Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Sailing: Men's finn class

Bronze: Caleb Paine

(Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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Illinois also snagged nine total Olympic medals.

The majority of those came from the state's aquatically adept athletes. Backstroke specialist Ryan Murphy contributed three gold medals to his home state's haul.

Also with nine medals overall is Texas.

Swimmer Simone Manuel, who was born in Sugar Land, became the first African American woman to win gold in an individual Olympic swimming event. She won four medals in all.

Finally, we're highlighting Ohio as an honorable mention.

Five of Ohio's eight medals belong to gymnast Simone Biles, who earned four golds and a bronze during her amazing string of performances in Rio.

In total, athletes from 34 states and Washington, D.C., have earned medals at this year's Olympics.

Related: See the best photos from the 2016 Olympics:

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Simone Biles of the United States competes on the balance beam during Women's qualification for Artistic Gymnastics on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Jonas Valanciunas of Lithuania shoots over Marcus Vinicius Marquinhos of Brazil during a Men's preliminary round basketball game between Brazil and Lithuania on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Segun Toriola of Nigeria plays a Men's Singles second round match against Koki Niwa of Japan on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 3 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06: Bret Bonanni #10 of United States shoots the ball against Croatia during the Men's Water Polo Preliminary Round - Group B match between the United States of America and Croatia at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Laura Giombini of Italy (R) reacts during the Women's Beach Volleyball preliminary round Pool D match against Jamie Lynn Broder and Kristina Valjas of Canada on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Robert Gardos of Austria plays a Men's Singles second round match against Ovidiu Ionescu of Romania on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 3 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Michael Phelps (L) of the United States leads Chad le Clos of South Africa in the Men's 200m Butterfly Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Shu-Ching Hsu of Chinese Taipei competes during the Women's 53kg Group A weightlifting contest on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 2 on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
2016 Rio Olympics - Beach Volleyball - Women's Preliminary - Beach Volleyball Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/08/2016. Doaa Elghobashy (EGY) of Egypt and Kira Walkenhorst (GER) of Germany compete. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08: Lilly King of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Simone Biles of the United States competes on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Ruolin Chen and Huixia Liu of China compete in the Women's Diving Synchronised 10m Platform Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: Ning Ding of China in action during the Womens Table Tennis Singles Final match against Li Xiaoxia of China at Rio Centro onn August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: Axel Augis of France competes on the horizontal bar during the Men's Individual All-Around final on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 14: Linda Cerruti and Costanza Ferro of Italy compete in the Women's Duets Synchronised Swimming Free Routine Preliminary Round on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Jennifer Oeser of Germany competes in the Women's Heptathlon Long Jump on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Matthew Glaetzer of Australia competes in the Men's Sprint Qualifying on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 14: Usain Bolt of Jamaica competes in the Men's 100 meter semifinal on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: An RS-X athlete is seen on the way back to the marina after the conclusion of racing on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Marina da Gloria on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 17: Silver medalist Nia Ali (L) and gold medalist Brianna Rollins of the United States celebrate after the Women's 100m Hurdles Final on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20: Russia compete during the ribbon rotation 1 in the group all-round qualification round at the at Rio Olympic Arena on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: The riders compete during the Men's semi final 2 on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19: Yauheni Karaliou of Belarus competes during the Diving Men's 10m Platform Preliminary on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 20: Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring the winning penalty in the penalty shoot out during the Men's Football Final between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana Stadium on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: (EDITORS NOTE: Multiple exposures were combined in camera to produce this image.) Simone Biles of the United States competes on the balance beam during the Women's Individual All Around Final on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Rio Olympic Arena on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 17: (L-R) Bronze medalist Kristi Castlin, gold medalist Brianna Rollins and silver medalist Nia Ali of the United States celebrate with American flags after the Women's 100m Hurdles Final on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: Kristin Armstrong hugs her son Lucas Armstrong Savola, 5, after she won the gold medal in the women's cycling road individual time trial at Rio 2016 on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: Team Great Britain competes in the Women's Team Pursuit first round on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15: Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas dives over the finish line to win the gold medal in the Women's 400m Final on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
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