U.S. projected to win the most medals at 2016 Summer Olympics

Infostrada Sports predicts Team USA will finish atop the medals table at 2016 Games

With 500 days remaining before the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, the U.S. team appears poised to excel with swimmers Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky and gymnast Simone Biles leading the way, according to an international sports data-analysis firm.

After studying recent international results, Infostrada Sports predicts the U.S. will finish atop the medals table, outperforming the likes of China and Russia.

The U.S. women are expected to reach the podium more often than their male teammates.

"The only American male competitor projected to win more than one individual gold medal is legendary swimmer Michael Phelps," Infostrada said.

The company's virtual medals table shows the U.S. with 47 golds and 97 total medals. China and Russia are projected to finish with 76 and 74 medals, respectively.

The host nation, Brazil, is projected to meet its goal of at least 27 medals.

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