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Infographic: Olympic records

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Despite a backdrop of budget cuts and civil unrest, Rio 2016 was an Olympic Games to remember – for all the right reasons. Looking back on an eventful summer of sport in DG #24, we dug into Olympic history to see how it compared with Games gone by.

If outdoing rival Olympiads were itself an Olympic sport, which Games and nations would be bringing home the medals? Hover over the infographic below to find out. (And for more winners in our alternative Olympics, head to our companion infographic, ‘Games Changers’.)

This infographic was published in DG#24. Pick up a copy in our online shop or take out an annual subscription using the promotion code ‘SLOWPOST’ and you’ll get our current issue for free.


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