What is the best Olympic weighted medal ranking system?
There are several ranking systems to create medal tables for countries at the Olympics Games. See a discussion about the different ranking systems, and vote for your preferred medal ranking method. One ranking system method is to use a weighted point system, where points are given for each of the medals. A few of variations are listed on this site, this poll is asking which of these you think is the best to use.
The Weighted Ranking Systems
- Fibonacci weighted point system (3:2:1) — gold 3 pts, silver 2 pts, and bronze 1 pt.
- Exponential weighted point system (4:2:1) — gold 4 pts, silver 2 pts, and bronze 1 pt.
- London 1908 weighted point system (5:3:1) — gold 5 pts, silver 3 pts, and bronze 1 pt.
- LOF weighted point system (5:3:2) — gold 5 pts, silver 3 pts, and bronze 2 pt.
- Topend Sports weighted point system (6:2:1) — gold 6 pts, silver 2 pts, and bronze 1 pt.
Cast your vote below about which variation of the weighted ranking system you think is best. If you don't like any of our suggestions and you know a better system, select 'other' and leave a comment with your suggestion. You can also select 'none' if you don't think using a weighted ranking system is a good idea.
Disclaimer: These polls are not scientific, and only reflect the opinion of visitors to this website who have chosen to participate.
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