Medals per athlete by Olympic hosts

Number of medals won per athlete before, during and after hosting Summer Olympics

Olympic hosts

Italy

Japan

Mexico

West

Germany

0.2

0.1

0

‘56

‘60

‘64

‘60

‘64

‘68

‘64

‘68

‘72

‘68

’72

’76

South

Korea

Spain

USA

Australia

0.2

0.1

0

‘84

‘88

‘88

‘92

‘96

‘92

‘96

‘00

‘96

‘00

‘04

‘92

Greece

China

Great

Britain

Brazil

0.2

0.1

0

‘00

‘04

‘08

‘04

‘08

‘12

‘08

‘12

‘16

‘12

‘16

Olympic hosts

Italy

Japan

Mexico

West Germany

0.2 medals per athlete

0.1

0

1956

1960

1964

1960

1964

1968

1964

1968

1972

1968

1972

1976

South Korea

Spain

USA

Australia

0.2

0.1

0

1984

1988

1988

1992

1996

1992

1996

2000

1996

2000

2004

1992

Greece

China

Great Britain

Brazil

0.2

0.1

0

2000

2004

2008

2004

2008

2012

2012

2016

2008

2012

2016