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The Archies

Photo diaries from travels around our humble globe are still being posted; the unemployment diary has been downsized as i am now employed! I hope to post stuff to keep you distracted from your respective employment.

Friday, February 24, 2006

Medals by Population


Ok, so you've no doubt been to those websites with medal counts and thought to yourself.... ok well USA and Russia dominate, but they have 10 times the people that say, Canada do, so they should divide their medals by 10 or something.

Well, as it turns out, i thought i'd actually work it out with today's medal tally and see how everyone did. Canada placed well down the rankings, with Norway, Austria and Estonia picking up the top titles!

In fact, the little heard of Estonia not only made it into 3rd place, but 1st place for GOLD medals per capita, having an astounding 2.25 per million residents.

Check out the spreadsheet here....

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