High per capita GDP and population, gender equality and focus on select sports help in hauling in the medals at the Olympic Games
A Plainfacts piece published last week showed how the Olympic Games have become more inclusive with time. India, however, has not been a significant beneficiary of the trend. What differentiates countries which do well at the biggest sporting event in the world from those who do not? We have tried to answer this question by looking at existing research on the question.