Medal predictions for the Rio Games – the competition between national elite sport systems

With the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics rapidly approaching, Professor Klaus Nielsen has examined the medal performances from previous games and has produced medal predictions for those countries participating this time – see a summary of the analysis.

The document covering his analysis and results can be downloaded here: The Rio Games 2016.pdf

Professor Nielsen discusses his analysis of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics likely country medal winning table In The Financial Times and on the Mashable news site.

You can view Professor Nielsen’s analysis of medal performance at previous games at:

–   Sochi (2014)

–  London (2012)



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