[Editor's note: Supremely awesome animated and interactive Dorling cartogram based timeline showing which countries won how many Olympic medals going back to the beginning in 1896. The geography view is the cartogram. The Rank view is sized bubbles (circles) sorted by medals. Countries are color coded by continent. MouseOver has medal breakdown for the country that year. Click on a country and the full athlete details comes up below the map. Would be nice if the athlete breakdown travels along with the year slider and had an option to minimize. Thanks Laris!]
Circles are sized by the number of medals each country won in past summer Olympic Games. Click on a country to display a list of its medal winners.
Graphic by: Lee Byron, Amanda Cox and Matthew Ericson/The New York Times
Related content on my blog about cartograms:
- Dorling Cartograms – Carbon Atlas – SND Awards
- Topology and Projections: 21st Century Cartography
- Several others…