olym: 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Final Medal Count Data

Description Usage Format Details References See Also Examples

Description

Final medal count, by country, for the Summer 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 87 or 85 observations on the following 6 variables.

rank

a numeric vector, overall ranking of the countries.

country

a factor.

gold

a numeric vector, number of gold medals.

silver

a numeric vector, number of silver medals.

bronze

a numeric vector, number of bronze medals.

totalmedal

a numeric vector, total number of medals.

Details

The events were held during (i) August 8–24, 2008, in Beijing; and (ii) 27 July–12 August, 2012, in London.

References

The official English website was/is http://en.beijing2008.cn and http://www.london2012.com. Help from Viet Hoang Quoc is gratefully acknowledged.

See Also

grc.

Examples

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summary(olym08)
summary(olym12)
## maybe str(olym08) ; plot(olym08) ...
## Not run:  par(mfrow = c(1, 2))
myylim <- c(0, 55)
with(head(olym08, n = 8),
barplot(rbind(gold, silver, bronze),
        col = c("gold", "grey", "brown"),  # No "silver" or "bronze"!
#               "gold", "grey71", "chocolate4",
        names.arg = country, cex.names = 0.5, ylim = myylim,
        beside = TRUE, main = "2008 Summer Olympic Final Medal Count",
        ylab = "Medal count", las = 1,
        sub = "Top 8 countries; 'gold'=gold, 'grey'=silver, 'brown'=bronze"))
with(head(olym12, n = 8),
barplot(rbind(gold, silver, bronze),
        col = c("gold", "grey", "brown"),  # No "silver" or "bronze"!
        names.arg = country, cex.names = 0.5, ylim = myylim,
        beside = TRUE, main = "2012 Summer Olympic Final Medal Count",
        ylab = "Medal count", las = 1,
        sub = "Top 8 countries; 'gold'=gold, 'grey'=silver, 'brown'=bronze")) 
## End(Not run)

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