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Photo slideshow: All 48 California 2012 Olympic gold medalists

Kerri Walsh Jennings (L) and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrates winning the Gold medal in the Women's Beach Volleyball Gold medal match against the United States on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Horse Guard's Parade on August 8, 2012 in London, England.
Kerri Walsh Jennings (L) and Misty May-Treanor of the United States celebrates winning the Gold medal in the Women's Beach Volleyball Gold medal match against the United States on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Horse Guard's Parade on August 8, 2012 in London, England.
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The Golden State lived up to its name at the 2012 London Olympic Games, with Californians taking home more of the yellow metal than residents of any other U.S. state.

Check out our gallery of every California gold medalist, above. For a full list of the state's medalists, click here.

For more on California's Olympic performance, check out the Madeleine Brand Show's piece here.

Who was your favorite California Olympian? Let us know in the comments below.

This is part of KPCC’s "L.A. To London” series, which will be exploring local connections to the 2012 Summer Olympics. View the series and follow it on Twitter at #latolondon.