I’ve always had a fondness for visual data, so in honor of the Olympics, I thought I’d share these winter sport and Olympic infographics I found. Maybe it’s my simple mind, but I appreciate their ability to distill complex information into a (relatively) simple graphical image. I’ve located these and offer them for your enjoyment.
Here’s everything you always wanted to know about the sport of curling:
And also about bobsledding:
Here’s ice hockey:
(infographic by Ciaran Hughes)
My favorite sport, figure skating:
How about Olympic medals (not sure from which year):
And finally, an analysis of medals won per GDP using 2004 Summer Games data.
Larger image (infographic from Vizworld)