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How to predict Olympic success

The 2016 summer Olympics starts this week in Rio, but what factors help to predict Olympic success?

The wealth of a country, past performance and even just winning the right to host the games can all help countries dominate the medal tables, as the BBC's Ian Lacey discovers.

Read the full story: Predicting the Rio Olympic medal table

  • 03 Aug 2016