Photos courtesy of Amazing Travel Photos
Here the the top ten countries using the metric of gold medals per capita.
|3||New Zealand (NZL)||4||2||5||11||4,434,460||1,108,615|
|7||Great Britain (GBR)*||25||15||14||54||62,262,000||2,490,480|
Grenada is leading with 1 gold per 105,000 people.
Jamaica is second, with 3 gold medals and a population of 2.7 million, has 1 gold per 901,942 people.
New Zealand is third, with 4 gold medals and a population of 4.4 million has 1 gold per 1,108,615 people.
In terms of overall medals, Jamaica is looking very good with 9 total medals, and a population of only 2.2 million. Two of those gold medals were awarded to Usane Bolt, for the Men’s 100-meter and Men’s 200-meter