Saturday, February 18, 2006

Different Olympic Score Part II

Giving 5 points for a gold, 3 points for a silver, and 1 for a bronze, here are the points rankings as of 2:41 PM EST on Feb 18 '06 for the top ten teams. The rank by simple medal count is in parenthesis.

1. (1) Germany 15 medals 6g 6s 3b 51 points
2. (4) USA 12 Medals 7g 4s 1b 48 points
3. (3) Russia 13 medals 6g 2s 5b 41 points
4. (2) Norway 15 medals 2g 7s 6b 37 points
5. (6) Austria 8 medals 3g 4s 1b 28 points
6. (5) Canada 11 medals 2g 4s 5b 27 points
7. (7) Switzerland 7 medals 2g 2s 3b 19 points
8. (10) France 5 medals 3g 0s 2b 17 points
9. (8) Italy 6 medals 2g 0s 4b 14 points
9. (9) China (PR) 6 medals 1g 2s 3b 14 points

4 Comments:

Blogger Rebekah said...

I didn't see it because I was watching American Idol. :D :D

Seriously, I did see some and was cheering for the US all the time!

9:52 PM  
Blogger ABFreedom said...

Huh... we got medals ... that's a first ... LOL

I really like your scoring system, it's a total balance .. what the hell is up with the Olympic commitee, and how come they don't do it this way.

10:28 PM  
Blogger Gayle said...

Let me answer that one, Shoprat:
Ab, it's because Shoprat is smarter than the Olympic committee! :)

1:35 PM  
Blogger Paul said...

As a Norwegian, I object to this privileging of gold over silver.

7:50 PM  

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