How to measure the US success in the Olympics?

Results as of earlier today
The best way to measure the success that a country has is in terms of Medals per Capita, not total medals.



Blogger Winston said...

If we are to measure Olympic success by this standard, shouldn't team sports be counted as a medal for each team member? That would give a more accurate measure of population per medal. For example, a medal in soccer requires 18 Olympic-class athletes, vice an individual swimming medal requiring only one athlete.

8/01/2012 7:21 PM  

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