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The 2012 Olympic Infographic

로로 투투 루 OLYMPICS THE AN INFOGRAPHIC LOOK AT THE BIGGEST GAMING SPECTACLE ON EARTH TOP MEDAL WINNERS Gold, Silver & Bronze Combined: 04. Great Britain - 715 total medals 05. France - 637 total medals 06. Italy - 522 total medals 01. United States 02. USSR / Russia 2296 total 02. 07. Sweden - 475 total medals medals 1335 total medals Germany 1260 total medals 08. Hungary - 459 total medals Top Three Gold Medal Winners 1. USA 929 Gold medals 2. USSR/Russia 504 Gold medals 3. Germany 400 Gold medals Highest Medal Winner by Population: Finland 56.9 medals per one million people !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! õõõõõõõõõõõõõõõõõõõ0 !I!!!!I!!!!!/!II!!! 00000000000000000000 Öõõõõõõõõõõõõ0õõ0 19.2 gold medals per one million people The other top winners by population are Hungary, Sweden, the Bahamas and Norway. By contrast, the USA, Russia and Britain aren't in the top ten. WORST PERFORMERS By Games Attended: 0000000O 00000000 00 Monaco 18 Olympic Games attended, without winning a single Gold, Silver or Bronze medal Most Medals Stripped: Bulgaria 7 medals stripped USA 6 medals stripped Hungary 4 medals stripped TOP PERFORMERS Most Successful Olympians: Michael Phelps (USA / Swimming) 16 medals - 14 Golds, 2 Bronzes Larisa Phelps (USSR / Gymnastics) 18 medals - 9 Golds, 5 Silvers, 4 Bronzes Paavo Nurmi (Finland / Athletics) 12 medals - 9 Golds, 3 Silvers Mark Spitz (USA / Swimming) 11 medals - 9 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze INTERESTING FACTS Countries To Win Nothing: Of the 208 IOC (International Olympic Committee) countries, 80 (or 38.5%) are yet to win a single Gold, Silver or Bronze medal. 38.5% Bangladesh 150,493,658 people 7 Olympic Games O medals The largest nation never to win a medal is Bangladesh. The nation has competed in 7 Olympic Games and has a population of 150,493,658. Discontinued Sports Sports no longer involved at the Olympic Games include the 12-hour bicycle race, 200-meter swimming obstacle race. tandem bicycle, 2,000 meter sprint, tug of war and duelling with pistols. Most Popular: The most popular events in terms of competitors at the Olympic Games are "track and field' events. The 100m sprint has consistently attracted the most competitors and biggest number of viewers since the Olympics were first televised. Oldest and Youngest: The youngest Gold medalist at an Olympic Games was aged 7 The oldest Gold medalist at an Olympic Games was Oscar Swahn, aged 64 and 280 days when he when he won Gold as a coxswain for the Dutch team at the won a Gold medal in 1900 Olympics. His name is unknown the shooting at the 1912 Olympics. Infographic brought to you by Golden RIVIERA

The 2012 Olympic Infographic

shared by vplounge on Jul 30
The 2012 London Olympics have kicked off and if you’re finding yourself a little rusty, we’ve got a nifty infographic to fill you in on everything you need to know. From the top medal winning coun...




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