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India ranked worst performer at Rio Olympics amongst medal winning countries

An unprecedented number of 207 countries participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 21:00
India ranked worst performer at Rio Olympics amongst medal winning countries
Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: India ended journey at Rio Olympics with just two medals in hand, that too by PV sindhu and Sakshi Malik who were not the pre-event favourites.

Following a survey conducted by several international media agencies, India is ranked the worst amongst the 87 teams to win a medal at Rio ( in two parameters ).

With a population of more than 1.3 billion people, the country is featured at the end of the list when -

1.The medal tally is adjusted and calculated on a per capita basis.

Medals per Capita

2. The medal tally is adjusted and calculated on the basis of GDP.

Medals per GDP

Both are worst ranks for a participating nation which won at least one medal.

An unprecedented number of 207 countries participated in the 2016 Summer Games, where 120 nations ended the sporting extraveganza without any medal.

Stats courtesy: medalspercapita.com

First Published: Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 20:51

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