Olympic Medal Points vs. GDP Per Capita

Two interesting things about the Olympic Medal count among countries:

1. US and China dominated the (nominal) medal count, but when you look the (real) numbers by either per capita or per GDP, the success rate changes significantly:

 

 Per Capita Medals Awarded

medals per capita

Source: Bloomberg View

 

Per GDP Medals Awarded

2016-olympic-medals-per-gdp

Source: Business Insider

 

2. Oh, and Pier Morgan is quite the shameless asshole.

The response to him is why Twitter was invented.

 


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