Some Olympic Facts

Some debatabely jingoistic Olympic facts:

  1. China: 19.8% of population, 10.4% of medals.
  2. United States: 4.6% of population, 11.5% medals.
  3. Jamaica: 0.041% of population, 1.15% medals.
  4. India has 17% of the world’s population. They won 0.31% of Olympic medals.
  5. China won 27 gold medals in judged sports.
  6. The United States won 4 gold medals in judged sports.
  7. China’s “non-judged” medal tally was 24/17/14/55.
  8. The “non-judged” medal tally for the United States: 32/31/27/90.

(thanks go out to Chris Chase and Getty Images(photo) )

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