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Tomas Petricek, @tomaspetricek

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Medals in Sitting Sports in Rio 2016

The visualization confirms the observation that Team GB dominates sitting sports in Rio 2016, even though if we look at the same data for the entire history of Olympic games, USA and Germany are doing slightly better.

For the purpose of the visualization, sitting sports include canoeing, kayaking, cycling and dressage. You can easily change the disciplines you want to see in the visualization options. Also, you can look at different Olympic games easily by choosing another games in "options".

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Number of teams per Games

The visualization shows how the number of countries who participate in Olympics has been changing over the history of the Olympic games. The number is steadily growing, with the exception of 1980s when Western block and Eastern blocked countries boycotted games in USA and Soviet Union.

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