Created 12 years ago, updated 10 years ago

Looking simply at the numbers of medals won in the 2012 Olympic Games may not actually tell us which countries over-performed against our expectations based on the size of the talent pool available to them.

So what does looking at medals won in the context of the size of a nation's population do to the all important medal table? Are China and the US still top dogs? Do GB do quite as well as one might expect?

Check out the Intelligence Unit's Alternative Olympics 2012 Medal Table to find out.

Note: users will need to enable macros in Excel for the ranking function to work properly.

This file now shows the final medal standings.