Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Top Ten (10) Platinum Medalists and The End of 2012 London Olympics In Overview




According to The Wall Street Journal (B8, August 13, 2012):

Platinum Medal is something they believe better than gold medal,
which is determined by how much they beat the silver medalist by...

Here are Top 10 Platinum Medalists who have won Gold medal
in London, 2012 Olympic games, and set record high by great
distance in time they beat the silver medalists...

#1: Women's team pursuit,                   Great Britain,                        2.84% better than silver
#2: Men's 200m Kayak Double,           Russia,                                 2.22% better than silver
#3: Men's 200 free style,                      Yannick Agnel (France),        1.71% better
#4: Women's 200m free style,               Allison Schmit (U. S.),          1.70%
#5:Women's 4x400m relay (track),        U. S.,                                   1.68%
#6:Women's 100m butterfly swimming,   Dana Vollmer (U. S.),          1.56%
#7: Men's 400m Individual Medley,        Ryan Loche (U. S.),             1.48%
#8: Women's 200m backstroke,             Missy Granklin (U. S.),         1.48%
#9: Men's 100m back stroke swimming, Mathew Grevers (U. S.),      1.44%
#10: Women's 4x100m relay (track),       U. S.,                                  1.42%

Victory By Total Medals:

#1: United States,                                     46 Gold, Total 104
#2: China,                                                38 Gold, Total 88
#3: Russia,                                               24 Gold, Total 82
#4: Great Britain,                                      29 Gold, Total 65
#5: Germany,                                            11 Gold, Total 44
#6: Japan,                                                  7 Gold, Total 38
#7: Australia,                                              7 Gold, Total 35
#8: France,                                               11 Gold, Total 34
#9: South Korea,                                      13 Gold, Total 28
#10: Italy,                                                   8 Gold, Total 27
#11: Nethelands,                                         6 Gold, Total 20
#12: Ukraine,                                              6 Gold, Total 20
#13: Canada,                                              1 Gold, Total 18,
#14: Hungary,                                              8 Gold, Total 17,
#15: Spain,                                                  3 Gold, Total 17,
#16: Brazil,                                                  3 Gold, Total 17,
#17: Cuba,                                                   5 Gold, Total 14,
#18: Kazakhstan,                                          7 Gold, Total 13,
#19: New Zealand,                                       5 Gold, total 13,
#20: Belarus,                                                3 Gold, Total 13,
#21: Iran,                                                      4 Gold, Total 12,
#22: Jamaica,                                                4 Gold, Total 12,
#23: Kenya,                                                  2 Gold, Total 11,


Victory By Just Gold Medals:

#1: the U. S.,        46
#2: China,             38
#3: England,          29
#4: Russia             24
#5: South Korea,  13
#6: Germany,        11
#6: France,           11
#7: Italy                 8
#7: Hungary,          8
#8: Japan               7
#8: Australia,          7
#8: Kazakhstan,     7

 Image Credit: Google.com, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, 
Data Credit: The Wall Street Journal (August 13, 2012, B8)

5 comments:

  1. what a fun game and a lovely experience to look back and thank about it.

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  2. Taylor why is there a political pic at the bottom of this? Soooooo out of place with the post...

    Wander

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  3. add any images you wish, Taylor,

    no problem.

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