How countries differ in their sport representation at the Rio Summer Olympics
Percentage of athletes competing at the Rio 2016 summer olympics by country and by sport groups. The dotted horizontal lines correspond to the proportion of athletes over all nations competing for that sport. The different sport groups are shown under by order of athletes number importance.
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Basketball, football, handball, hockey, rugby-sevens, volleyball, water-polo
Diving, marathon-swimming, swimming, synchronised-swimming
Boxing, judo, taekwondo, wrestling
Badminton, table-tennis, tennis
Bmx, mountain-bike, cycling-road, cycling-track
Archery, beach-volleyball, weightlifting, golf
Artistic-gymnastics, rhythmic-gymnastics, trampoline-gymnastics
Pentathlon & Triathlon
Source: www.rio2016.com (data on 2016-08-05, 11397 athletes), Wikimedia (sport icons), R ggiraph (code) | swissinfo.ch | @duc_qn