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


Source: Business Insider


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

The response to him is why Twitter was invented.