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The other leaders

Data shows that the usual suspects will be on the top of the table: United States, China, Britain and Russia. Population and money are two factors that put those countries on top of all others. But, what would happen if we measure all nations equally?

(Total medals for each country)

By Gross Domestic Product

Medals per $100 million of GDP

By GDP per capita

Medals per $1,000 of GDP per capita

By population

Medals per 1 million inhabitants

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How different groups of countries stack up

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Graphic by Lazaro Gamio and Chiqui Esteban. Pictograms by Álvaro Valiño.

Sources: International Olympic Committee, CIA World Factbook

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