Lessons Learned from Beijing: Numbers Don’t Lie

Many of the other authors on HMMR Media have taken a look back at the world championships. Vern looked at what led Ashton Eaton to a new world record. Kibwé reflected on his own performance. And Martin looked at an interesting connection between first round fouls and making the finals. I wanted to answer a simple question: which country performed the best. So Martin and I compiled some statistics to help answer that question.


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2 replies
  1. finn throws
    finn throws says:

    If you container population of the countries then the per capita throws country in the world is by far Finland. Not only because of javelin but also in the other throws event. FINLAND is the best throws country.

  2. René
    René says:

    Nice read- for me als a german… ?
    Maybe you should add 50% of the chinese points to germany too…shot, javelin and discus are made by german coaches… ?


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