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2012 Olympic Medal Count: A Graphical Breakdown

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 14, 2012

By Jeff Briggs – Olympics Contributor

With the 2012 Summer Olympics behind us, it’s time to delve into the medal count for a better idea of what just happened and who the big winners were.

Aug 13, 2012 – For the past two weeks, you watched sports you have never seen before — and likely never had heard of before — simply because it was the Olympics. Millions of people, several of whom had no national pride to speak of past enjoying July 4th and fireworks, had a two-week fit of patriotism during which they acted like 1980s Hulk Hogan.

We cheered for athletes whose names we will forget as quickly as learned them, all in the hopes that the United States would end up on top of the medal table. Well, mission accomplished.

It looked like it would be a tight battle with China early on, but in the end, Team USA was the unquestioned winner of the 2012 Olympics, grabbing the most overall medals as well as the most gold medals.

But why just say that when we can show you with graphs.

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See, that was fun wasn’t it? So fun that perhaps you want more? Good, because we’ve got more, take a look as we break down the Olympic medal count with more graphs than you can shake a stick at (by the way, science has proved you can shake a stick at six graphs).

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London Olympic 2012: Medal and Winner Update As Per 13th of August

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 14, 2012

Medal count

Rank by Gold Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 46 29 29 104
2 38 27 23 88
3 29 17 19 65
4 24 26 32 82
5 13 8 7 28
6 11 19 14 44
7 11 11 12 34
8 8 9 11 28
9 8 4 5 17
10 7 16 12 35
11 7 14 17 38
12 7 1 5 13
13 6 6 8 20
14 6 5 9 20
15 6 2 5 13
16 5 3 6 14
17 4 5 3 12
18 4 4 4 12
19 4 3 3 10
20 4 0 2 6
21 3 10 4 17
22 3 5 9 17
23 3 2 1 6
24 3 1 3 7
25 3 1 2 6
26 2 5 5 12
27 2 5 2 9
28 2 4 5 11
29 2 4 3 9
30 2 2 6 10
30 2 2 6 10
32 2 2 1 5
33 2 2 0 4
34 2 1 2 5
35 2 1 1 4
36 1 5 12 18
37 1 4 3 8
38 1 3 4 8
39 1 3 3 7
39 1 3 3 7
41 1 1 3 5
42 1 1 2 4
42 1 1 2 4
42 1 1 2 4
45 1 1 1 3
46 1 1 0 2
47 1 0 3 4
47 1 0 3 4
49 1 0 1 2
50 1 0 0 1
50 1 0 0 1
50 1 0 0 1
50 1 0 0 1
50 1 0 0 1
55 0 2 4 6
56 0 2 3 5
57 0 2 1 3
58 0 2 0 2
59 0 1 3 4
60 0 1 2 3
60 0 1 2 3
60 0 1 2 3
63 0 1 1 2
63 0 1 1 2
63 0 1 1 2
63 0 1 1 2
63 0 1 1 2
63 0 1 1 2
69 0 1 0 1
69 0 1 0 1
69 0 1 0 1
69 0 1 0 1
69 0 1 0 1
69 0 1 0 1
75 0 0 2 2
75 0 0 2 2
75 0 0 2 2
75 0 0 2 2
79 0 0 1 1
79 0 0 1 1
79 0 0 1 1
79 0 0 1 1
79 0 0 1 1
79 0 0 1 1
79 0 0 1 1

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