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Some lies, damn lies and then some awesome Olympic statistics

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An Ashbourne Voice

Unavoidable Olympic conclusions – if you are an amateur:

Dorney Lake has faster water than Stratford or the Serpentine. Overall London is roughly 20% slower than Beijing.

If you want to get medals the easy way… learn to swim

Don’t bother watching the Olympics until Day 5.

Don’t pick a fight in Ireland, Azerbaijan, Georgia or Iran. But if you want to run away your best chance is in Jamaica, Kenya or Ethiopia

Olympic organisers said that around 90% of ticket holders for the Olympics showed up. This means there are 1.1m unused tickets somewhere.

Here is an excellent slideshow with some Olympic infographics open for interpretation.

Interesting Olympic statistics for the professional:

An awesome collection of infographics and stats:

China only had the sixth largest team at the Olympics – smaller than Germany and Australia. Team GB had the largest.

Relative to Population and GDP Grenada had…

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Written by greencontact

August 21, 2012 at 12:40 pm

Posted in Opinion

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