Unsurprisingly, the totalitarian Arab kingdom does not suffer from any excessive red tape regarding work safety, and foreign workers have died in droves when building stadiums and infrastructure not only from accidents, but also from overworking at temperatures of up to 120°F. Qatar has 300,000 citizens and about ten foreign workers for everyone, the workers without any rights are mostly from Far East.
Dec 16, 2022
Sep 5, 2012
It has been shown that the best way how to rank the Olympic achievements of the countries is to take the average of two ranks: one based on the medal number and the other on the medal number per capita, providing "supra rank". The medal number is well summed by medal points: S1 [= G + S/2 + B/3, where G, S, and B are the number of gold, silver, and bronze medals,
Aug 27, 2012
Ranking the countries according to the number of gold medals in 2012 London Olympics, or according to the number of all medals, or according to the medal points (gold + 1/2 silver + 1/3 bronze), respectively, provides the following sequences:
Aug 20, 2012
The question is always how to rank the countries according to their achievements in sports. The following table includes 84 countries which gained at least one medal in London 2012 Olympics. The first column shows the number of gold medals (G), the second column shows the number of all medals (M), the third column shows the sum (S) of [gold + silver/2 + bronze/3] medal points, the fourth column shows the country population (P) in millions, and the fifth column shows the medal points per capita