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POINTS TABLE (Rio Olympics 2016)

COUNTRY TOTAL
INDIA 0 1 1 2
United States(USA) 46 37 38 121
Great Britain(GBR) 27 23 17 67
China(CHN) 26 18 26 70
Russia(RUS) 19 18 19 56
Germany(GER) 17 10 15 42
Japan(JPN) 12 8 21 41
France(FRA) 10 18 14 42
South Korea(KOR) 9 3 9 21
Italy(ITA) 8 12 8 28
Netherlands(NED) 8 7 4 19
Australia(AUS) 8 11 10 29
Hungary(HUN) 8 3 4 15
Brazil(BRA) 7 6 6 19
Spain(ESP) 7 4 6 17
Kenya(KEN) 6 6 1 13
Jamaica(JAM) 6 3 2 11
Cuba(CUB) 5 2 4 11
Croatia(CRO) 5 3 2 10
Canada(CAN) 4 3 15 22
Uzbekistan(UZB) 4 2 7 13
New Zealand(NZL) 4 9 5 18
Kazakhstan(KAZ) 3 5 9 17
Colombia(COL) 3 2 3 8
Iran(IRI) 3 1 4 8
Greece(GRE) 3 1 2 6
Argentina(ARG) 3 1 0 4
Switzerland(SUI) 3 2 2 7
Thailand(THA) 2 2 2 6
Georgia(GEO) 2 1 4 7
North Korea(PRK) 2 3 2 7
Slovakia(SVK) 2 2 0 4
Sweden(SWE) 2 6 3 11
Serbia(SRB) 2 4 2 8
Poland(POL) 2 3 6 11
Belgium(BEL) 2 2 2 6
Ukraine(UKR) 2 5 4 11
Denmark(DEN) 2 6 7 15
South Africa(RSA) 2 6 2 10
Jordan(JOR) 1 0 0 1
Belarus(BLR) 1 4 4 9
Vietnam(VIE) 1 1 0 2
Ethiopia(ETH) 1 2 5 8
Fiji(FIJ) 1 0 0 1
Bahamas(BAH) 1 0 1 2
Slovenia(SLO) 1 2 1 4
Azerbaijan(AZE) 1 7 10 18
Armenia(ARM) 1 3 0 4
Singapore(SIN) 1 0 0 1
Puerto Rico(PUR) 1 0 0 1
Individual Olympic Athletes(IOA) 1 0 1 2
Kosovo(UNK) 1 0 0 1
Indonesia(INA) 1 2 0 3
Kosovo(RKS) 1 0 0 1
Bahrain(BRN) 1 1 0 2
Romania(ROU) 1 1 3 5
Chinese Taipei(TPE) 1 0 2 3
Turkey(TUR) 1 3 4 8
Tajikistan(TJK) 1 0 0 1
Czech Republic(CZE) 1 2 7 10
Morocco(MAR) 0 0 1 1
Palestine(PLE) 0 0 0 0
Qatar(QAT) 0 1 0 1
Palau(PLW) 0 0 0 0
Nigeria(NGR) 0 0 1 1
Pakistan(PAK) 0 0 0 0
Oman(OMA) 0 0 0 0
Montenegro(MNE) 0 0 0 0
Norway(NOR) 0 0 4 4
Mongolia(MGL) 0 1 1 2
Nepal(NEP) 0 0 0 0
Mozambique(MOZ) 0 0 0 0
Myanmar (Burma)(MYA) 0 0 0 0
Portugal(POR) 0 0 1 1
Nauru(NRU) 0 0 0 0
Namibia(NAM) 0 0 0 0
Peru(PER) 0 0 0 0
Paraguay(PAR) 0 0 0 0
Honduras(HON) 0 0 0 0
Nicaragua(NCA) 0 0 0 0
Papua New Guinea(PNG) 0 0 0 0
Philippines(PHI) 0 1 0 1
Panama(PAN) 0 0 0 0
Niger(NIG) 0 1 0 1
Rwanda(RWA) 0 0 0 0
Samoa(SAM) 0 0 0 0
Timor-Leste(TLS) 0 0 0 0
Togo(TOG) 0 0 0 0
Tonga(TGA) 0 0 0 0
Trinidad and Tobago(TRI) 0 0 1 1
Tunisia(TUN) 0 0 3 3
Turkmenistan(TKM) 0 0 0 0
Tuvalu(TUV) 0 0 0 0
U.S. Virgin Islands(ISV) 0 0 0 0
Uganda(UGA) 0 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates(UAE) 0 0 1 1
Uruguay(URU) 0 0 0 0
Vanuatu(VAN) 0 0 0 0
Venezuela(VEN) 0 1 2 3
Zambia(ZAM) 0 0 0 0
Zimbabwe(ZIM) 0 0 0 0
Brunei(BRU) 0 0 0 0
South Africa(SAF) 0 0 0 0
The Gambia(GAM) 0 0 0 0
Tanzania(TAN) 0 0 0 0
Syria(SYR) 0 0 0 0
San Marino(SMR) 0 0 0 0
Sao Tome and Principe(STP) 0 0 0 0
Saudi Arabia(KSA) 0 0 0 0
Senegal(SEN) 0 0 0 0
Seychelles(SEY) 0 0 0 0
Sierra Leone(SLE) 0 0 0 0
Solomon Islands(SOL) 0 0 0 0
Somalia(SOM) 0 0 0 0
Yemen(YEM) 0 0 0 0
South Sudan(SSD) 0 0 0 0
Sri Lanka(SRI) 0 0 0 0
St Kitts and Nevis(SKN) 0 0 0 0
St Lucia(LCA) 0 0 0 0
St Vincent and the Grenadines(VIN) 0 0 0 0
Sudan(SUD) 0 0 0 0
Suriname(SUR) 0 0 0 0
Swaziland(SWZ) 0 0 0 0
Refugee Olympic Team(ROT) 0 0 0 0
Eritrea(ERI) 0 0 0 0
Cook Islands(COK) 0 0 0 0
Congo(CGO) 0 0 0 0
Comoros(COM) 0 0 0 0
Chile(CHI) 0 0 0 0
Chad(CHA) 0 0 0 0
Central African Republic(CAF) 0 0 0 0
Cayman Islands(CAY) 0 0 0 0
Cape Verde(CPV) 0 0 0 0
Cameroon(CMR) 0 0 0 0
Costa Rica(CRC) 0 0 0 0
Cyprus(CYP) 0 0 0 0
Equatorial Guinea(GEQ) 0 0 0 0
El Salvador(ESA) 0 0 0 0
Egypt(EGY) 0 0 3 3
Ecuador(ECU) 0 0 0 0
Dominican Republic(DOM) 0 0 1 1
Dominica(DMA) 0 0 0 0
Djibouti(DJI) 0 0 0 0
Afghanistan(AFG) 0 0 0 0
Dem. Rep. of the Congo(COD) 0 0 0 0
Cambodia(CAM) 0 0 0 0
Burundi(BDI) 0 1 0 1
Barbados(BAR) 0 0 0 0
Bangladesh(BAN) 0 0 0 0
Austria(AUT) 0 0 1 1
Aruba(ARU) 0 0 0 0
Antigua and Barbuda(ANT) 0 0 0 0
Angola(ANG) 0 0 0 0
Andorra(AND) 0 0 0 0
American Samoa(ASA) 0 0 0 0
Algeria(ALG) 0 2 0 2
Belize(BIZ) 0 0 0 0
Benin(BEN) 0 0 0 0
Burkina Faso(BUR) 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria(BUL) 0 1 2 3
Brunei Darussalam(BRU) 0 0 0 0
British Virgin Islands(IVB) 0 0 0 0
Botswana(BOT) 0 0 0 0
Bosnia and Herzegovina(BIH) 0 0 0 0
Bolivia(BOL) 0 0 0 0
Bhutan(BHU) 0 0 0 0
Bermuda(BER) 0 0 0 0
Albania(ALB) 0 0 0 0
Estonia(EST) 0 0 1 1
Monaco(MON) 0 0 0 0
Macedonia FYR(MKD) 0 0 0 0
Luxembourg(LUX) 0 0 0 0
Lithuania(LTU) 0 1 3 4
Liechtenstein(LIE) 0 0 0 0
Libya(LBA) 0 0 0 0
Liberia(LBR) 0 0 0 0
Lesotho(LES) 0 0 0 0
Lebanon(LIB) 0 0 0 0
Latvia(LAT) 0 0 0 0
Madagascar(MAD) 0 0 0 0
Malawi(MAW) 0 0 0 0
Moldova(MDA) 0 0 1 1
Mexico(MEX) 0 3 2 5
Mauritius(MRI) 0 0 0 0
Mauritania(MTN) 0 0 0 0
Marshall Islands(MHL) 0 0 0 0
Malta(MLT) 0 0 0 0
Mali(MLI) 0 0 0 0
Maldives(MDV) 0 0 0 0
Malaysia(MAS) 0 4 1 5
Laos(LAO) 0 0 0 0
Kyrgyzstan(KGZ) 0 0 0 0
Guyana(GUY) 0 0 0 0
Guinea-Bissau(GBS) 0 0 0 0
Guinea(GUI) 0 0 0 0
Guatemala(GUA) 0 0 0 0
Guam(GUM) 0 0 0 0
Grenada(GRN) 0 1 0 1
Ghana(GHA) 0 0 0 0
Gabon(GAB) 0 0 0 0
Finland(FIN) 0 0 1 1
Haiti(HAI) 0 0 0 0
Hong Kong(HKG) 0 0 0 0
Kuwait(KUW) 0 0 0 0
Kosovo(KOS) 0 0 0 0
Kiribati(KIR) 0 0 0 0
Israel(ISR) 0 0 2 2
Ireland(IRL) 0 2 0 2
Iraq(IRQ) 0 0 0 0
India(IND) 0 1 1 2
Independent Olympic Participant(IOP) 0 0 0 0
Iceland(ISL) 0 0 0 0
Fed. States of Micronesia(FSM) 0 0 0 0

INDIA MEDAL HOPEFULS

  •  Atanu Das the only male Indian Archer at Rio

    Atanu Das the only male Indian Archer at Rio

  • First Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics

    First Indian woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics

TRIVIA

  • 06:45

    P V Sindhu becomes second Indian badminton player to reach an Olympic semifinal

  • 06:44

    Norman Pritchard was India’s first Olympian. He represented India in 1900 Paris Olympics.

  • 05:55

    The sport of wrestling is the only remaining sport that still requires participants to have amateur status to participate in the Olympic Games.

  • 05:51

    The only Olympic event in which mother and daughter competed together was the golf tournament of 1900. The event was won by US golfer Margaret Abbott. Her mother Mary, a novelist, also competed in the event, finishing joint seventh.

  • 03:40

    No women competed in 1896, as de Coubertin felt that their inclusion would be "impractical, uninteresting, unaesthetic, and incorrect."

  • 03:38

    Philip Noel-Baker of Great Britain won the silver in 1500-meter run in 1920.

  • 03:36

    The 1904 St Louis Olympics were the only Olympics in which distances were measured in yards.

  • 03:36

    At the first modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, silver medals were awarded to the winners and bronze to the second place getters.

  • 06:49

    The first time a camera was used to determine who won a race — called a photo finish — was in 1912 Stockholm Games.

  • 04:39

    In 1928, women competed in track and field events for the first time; but many of them collapsed at the end of the 800-meter race that the event was banned until 1960

  • 07:21

    The record for the longest name for an Olympic champion is by female Thai weightlifter Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon, with a name comprising 31 letters.

  • 07:20

    Bangladesh is the most populous country to never win an Olympic medal.

  • 09:37

    The Beijing Olympics in 2008 began at exactly 8:08:08 PM on 8/8/08. This is because the number 8 is considered lucky in China.

  • 09:32

    Great Britain is the only nation to have won at least one gold medal at every summer games.

  • 08:14

    India has won the most gold medals in men’s field hockey. In women’s field hockey, it is Netherlands.

  • 07:35

    The sport of wrestling is the only remaining sport that still requires participants to have amateur status to participate in the Olympic Games.

  • 07:32

    Great Britain is the only nation to have won at least one gold medal at every Summer Games.

  • 04:47

    The country of India has the lowest number of total Olympic medals per capita.

  • 04:46

    The last series of Olympic medals to be made of solid gold were awarded at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden.

  • 05:12

    London is the only city to host the summer Games three times: 1908, 1948 and 2012. The Games have been held in the USA four times (1904, 1932, 1984, 1996) - but in three different cities.

  • 05:07

    After 120 years, Golf has been included in Rio Games.

  • 04:56

    Football at Olympics: Only three players over 23 allowed per squad.

  • 06:15

    The IOC has two official languages English and French according to Rule 27 of IOC Charter.

  • 03:24

    The first Games to be televised were the Berlin Olympics in 1936. The telecast of events were shown on large screens around Berlin.

  • 03:22

    The first team sport added to the Olympics was Football in 1900

  • 07:32

    Cricket was first played as part of the 1900 Summer Olympics, The only match of the tournament was played between Great Britain and France, and was won by 158 runs by Great Britain.

  • 07:08

    The only female participant not to have to submit to a sex test in Montreal 1976 was Princess Anne of Great Britain, who was a member of the British equestrian team. Being the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, she was exempted as the IOC resolved that subjecting the Princess to such a test would be inappropriate.

  • 07:07

    The only female participant not to have to submit to a sex test in Montreal 1976 was Princess Anne of Great Britain, who was a member of the British equestrian team. Being the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, she was exempted as the IOC resolved that subjecting the Princess to such a test would be inappropriate.

  • 07:07

    Shooter Jasna Sekaric is the only athlete in Olympic history to have competed under four different flags at the Olympic Games. She competed for Yugoslavia in Seoul 1988. In 1992 Barcelona she competed under Olympic flag. In Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004, she represented Serbia and Montenegro and then in Beijing 2008 and London 2012, she represented Serbia following Montenegro gaining Independence.

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