Streamgraph of Olympic medal wins

Aug 10, 2016

Gregor Aisch and Larry Buchanan for the New York Times visualized Olympic medal dominance with a streamgraph for each event. Time is on the horizontal axis, and each stack represents a country. The greater the height is at any point, the more medals the country won that year. Nice labels, too.

Chart Type Used

Streamgraph

It's like a stacked area chart but with a zero-offset to optimize centrality.

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