Rio 2016 Olympic Medal Maps

The Rio Olympics, the first on the South American continent, ended after a total of 972 medals were handed out in 306 events. Approximately 11500 athletes competed in 28 sports for a total of 306 gold, 307 silver and 359 bronze medals. The following cartogram series sums up the most successful of all participating countries by resizing each country according to the number of medals going to athletes from there:

Rio Olympics 2016 - Medal Maps
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While Rio now moves on to discussing the legacy of a controversial event, Toyko is gearing up for hosting the next summer games in 2020.

The content on this page has been created by Benjamin Hennig using data by the International Olympic Committee. Please contact me for further details and the terms of use.

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