Hey! The winter olympics kick off this week, and in the spirit of gold medals here are three quick charts that look at the history of Winter Olympic Success
All Time Ranks
Word maps really interest me and with the countries abbreviations being so common I thought this was a perfect use case for one. You can fit a lot of obvious info into each cell. Here the colours represent the rank of the country and the size is the % of medals won that year
It's hard to remember year over year which countries are the favorites in each event. Here's a simple text table that shows the # of all medals won by country for each event.
Host Country Performance
Lastly - does hosting make a significant difference in medal count? Checkout all the host countries medal totals over time. The answer, as with any great stats question, is "kind of"