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1992 Summer Olympics medal table

The 1992 Summer Olympics medal table is a list of National Olympic Committees and two non-NOC teams ranked by the number of medals won during the 1992 Summer Olympics, held in Barcelona, Spain, from July 25 to August 9, 1992. A total of 9,356 athletes from 169 countries participated in these games, competing in 257 events in 28 sports.[1]

Athletes from 64 countries won at least one medal, leaving 105 countries without a medal. The Unified Team (ex-USSR countries) won the most medals overall (112), as well as the most gold medals (45). Host nation Spain finished the games with 22 medals overall (thirteen gold, seven silver, and two bronze).[2] South Africa competed in the Olympics for the first time since 1960 due to the fall of apartheid. Latvia and Estonia competed as independent countries for the first time since 1936, and Lithuania competed independently for the first time since 1928. During the Cold War they were part of Soviet Union. Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Slovenia competed independently (as opposed to as a part of Yugoslavia) for the first time.[3]

Medal tableEdit

The ranking in this table is based on information provided by the International Olympic Committee.[2] The ranking sorts by the number of gold medals earned by a country (in this context a country is an entity represented by a National Olympic Committee). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

Key

  *   Host nation (Spain)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Unified Team (EUN)453829112
2  United States (USA)373437108
3  Germany (GER)33212882
4  China (CHN)16221654
5  Cuba (CUB)1461131
6  Spain (ESP)*137222
7  South Korea (KOR)1251229
8  Hungary (HUN)1112730
9  France (FRA)851629
10  Australia (AUS)791127
11  Canada (CAN)74718
12  Italy (ITA)65819
13  Great Britain (GBR)531220
14  Romania (ROU)46818
15  Czechoslovakia (TCH)4217
16  North Korea (PRK)4059
17  Japan (JPN)381122
18  Bulgaria (BUL)37616
19  Poland (POL)361019
20  Netherlands (NED)26715
21  Kenya (KEN)2428
22  Norway (NOR)2417
23  Turkey (TUR)2226
24  Indonesia (INA)2215
25  Brazil (BRA)2103
26  Greece (GRE)2002
27  Sweden (SWE)17412
28  New Zealand (NZL)14510
29  Finland (FIN)1225
30  Denmark (DEN)1146
31  Morocco (MAR)1113
32  Ireland (IRL)1102
33  Ethiopia (ETH)1023
34  Algeria (ALG)1012
  Estonia (EST)1012
  Lithuania (LTU)1012
37  Switzerland (SUI)1001
38  Jamaica (JAM)0314
  Nigeria (NGR)0314
40  Latvia (LAT)0213
41  Austria (AUT)0202
  Namibia (NAM)0202
  South Africa (RSA)0202
44  Belgium (BEL)0123
  Croatia (CRO)0123
  Independent Olympic Participants (IOP)0123
  Iran (IRI)0123
48  Israel (ISR)0112
49  Chinese Taipei (TPE)0101
  Mexico (MEX)0101
  Peru (PER)0101
52  Mongolia (MGL)0022
  Slovenia (SLO)0022
54  Argentina (ARG)0011
  Bahamas (BAH)0011
  Colombia (COL)0011
  Ghana (GHA)0011
  Malaysia (MAS)0011
  Pakistan (PAK)0011
  Philippines (PHI)0011
  Puerto Rico (PUR)0011
  Qatar (QAT)0011
  Suriname (SUR)0011
  Thailand (THA)0011
Totals (64 nations)260257298815

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barcelona 1992–Games of the XXV Olympiad". International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 1 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-16.
  2. ^ a b "Barcelona 1992–Medal Table". International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 1 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-16.
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992: Did you know?". International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 1 August 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-16.