A More Accurate Olympic Medal Count Chart

Other Olympic Medal Count charts treat all medals the same. But a Gold Medal means more than a Silver, which is worth more than a Bronze. Here is what the chart should say.

This chart was updated on Aug. 8, 2021.

If you follow the Olympic Games even half as much as I do, you probably have read through an Olympic Medal Count chart that lists countries in the order of total medals they have won. The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post are among the media outlets that present such lists. Even political analysis sites like…