Every 4 years I’m looking at the Olympics medal standings and I every time I think how the rankings are influenced by geo-political issues, relative power of countries, specific location of an Olympics edition and so on.
I decided to take a closer look to statistics and analyze them with the usual statistical tools such as “R”. It comes out a rather interesting scenario that I tried to describe in this white paper:
Moreover this allows me to predict the number of medals countries will win in the next editions of Olympics. I will focus specifically on the countries that hosted and will host the most recent Olympics editions.
here my prediction:
|My predictions for 2020 Olympics edition:
01.09.2016, here undersigned,
I will return in 4 years to verify this prediction, to learn from my errors and to do a new prediction for the following Olympics.