Countries from across the world competed in a sports tournament. Can you devise an efficient strategy to work out the order in which they finished?
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Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?
Here are ten graphs showing how Olympic records have changed over time in ten athletic events. You can click on the links below to view each graph, or download this pdf or this powerpoint with all the graphs.
Can you deduce which event each graph represents?
Here are some questions to consider, which may help you to make sense of the graphs:
Thanks to Alan Parr for suggesting this problem.