Olympic Predictions

Jolly Good Show: Who Will Win the 2012 Olympic Games in London?

Emily Williams, a recent Tuck grad from the UK, has implemented my Olympic prediction technology.

Going for the Gold: Who Will Win the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing?

  • The US will top the total medal ranks with 105, followed by Russia 92 and China 81.
  • China will edge out the US for the most gold medals, 37 to 36.

Previous studies predicting total and gold medals by country in the 2004 and 2000 summer games in Athens and Sydney are available below:

Links to data and predictions for the Sydney Games:

Data used in the published paper (this is an excel spreadsheet).

An executive summary of the research and predictions for the 2000 Summer Games.