Jump to content

 
Photo

Olympics 2010

- - - - -

  • Please log in to reply
19 replies to this topic

#16
razornole

razornole

    Legendary Contributor

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 448 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Ozark Plateau, Arkansas
  • Interests:Photography, Cartography, Down-river canoeing, Backpacking, Cross country biking, Geomorphology, Ornithology, Ecology, Quaternary, and last but first; drinking beer on the beach.
  • United States

I'm not trying to kill this thread at all or change it, go team USA! But I was wondering if anyone knows where to find data about the Olympics. I thought that it would be fun to work on a map while watching the Olympics. I hate when raw data is represented, this country has X gold medals and X silver medal, etc... (we tend to harp on this in America). Does anyone know where data can be found that list the number of participants per country and medal counts? I think that it would make for an interesting multi-variate graduated symbol map.

kru
"Ah, to see the world with the eyes of the gods is geography--to know cities and tribes, mountains and rivers, earth and sea, this is our gift."
Strabo 22AD

#17
James Hines

James Hines

    James Anthony Hines

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 521 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Centreville, Nova Scotia
  • Interests:Cartography, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Economics, Occultism, Spiritualism
  • Canada

I'm not trying to kill this thread at all or change it, go team USA! But I was wondering if anyone knows where to find data about the Olympics. I thought that it would be fun to work on a map while watching the Olympics. I hate when raw data is represented, this country has X gold medals and X silver medal, etc... (we tend to harp on this in America). Does anyone know where data can be found that list the number of participants per country and medal counts? I think that it would make for an interesting multi-variate graduated symbol map.

kru


A little painful but it still shouldn't take that long if you search by country & check out in the top right where you will notice 1-15 of 205 items; or in this case the last number is what is listed for that country: http://www.vancouver...ympic-athletes/
"Abbas of novus versus"

#18
razornole

razornole

    Legendary Contributor

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 448 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Ozark Plateau, Arkansas
  • Interests:Photography, Cartography, Down-river canoeing, Backpacking, Cross country biking, Geomorphology, Ornithology, Ecology, Quaternary, and last but first; drinking beer on the beach.
  • United States

I'm not trying to kill this thread at all or change it, go team USA! But I was wondering if anyone knows where to find data about the Olympics. I thought that it would be fun to work on a map while watching the Olympics. I hate when raw data is represented, this country has X gold medals and X silver medal, etc... (we tend to harp on this in America). Does anyone know where data can be found that list the number of participants per country and medal counts? I think that it would make for an interesting multi-variate graduated symbol map.

kru


A little painful but it still shouldn't take that long if you search by country & check out in the top right where you will notice 1-15 of 205 items; or in this case the last number is what is listed for that country: http://www.vancouver...ympic-athletes/



I found that website which would work for 2010, but I was thinking more along the lines of the entire Olympic history.

Anxiously waiting for the snowboard cross,
kru
"Ah, to see the world with the eyes of the gods is geography--to know cities and tribes, mountains and rivers, earth and sea, this is our gift."
Strabo 22AD

#19
spesseh

spesseh

    Key Contributor

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 62 posts
  • Norway

New day, new possibilities.

Looking forward to the curling match Norway - Canada. Its gonna be rough but exciting.
Then i hope Axel Lund Svindal takes it home in Alpine Super Combined.
And of course its time for a gold medal in Biathlon.

So far Norway has 2 silver and 1 bronze. It is not really Norway at its top i would say. Maybe the glory days are over for Norwegian winter sports.....hmm
Andreas

Visit my Blog: http://www.gisintersect.com

#20
James Hines

James Hines

    James Anthony Hines

  • Validated Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 521 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Centreville, Nova Scotia
  • Interests:Cartography, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Economics, Occultism, Spiritualism
  • Canada

New day, new possibilities.

Looking forward to the curling match Norway - Canada. Its gonna be rough but exciting.
\


Double whammy day. Canada over Norway in both hockey & curling. And at the end of the day there's nothing but the crying. :lol:
"Abbas of novus versus"




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

-->