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Former Soviet republics: Sports stats

Definitions

STAT FORMER SOVIET TOTAL FORMER SOVIET AVERAGE DATES
Basketball > 2006 FIBA World Championship for Women > Final standings 6
61% less than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters 315
35% of surveyed countries
21
3 times more than average
2006
Chess > GrandMasters per million 1.77
96% more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters 774
31% of surveyed countries
51.6
3 times more than average
2006
Chess > International Masters per million 3.36
82% more than average
2006
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,520
7% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men 6,940
8% of surveyed countries
462.67
7% more than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Men per million 99.03
4 times less than average
2006
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,442.2
About the same as average
2005
Soccer > FIFA World Cup squads > Player representation by league > Players per million 0.534
3 times less than average
2006
Summer Olympics medals per capita > Gold 48
16% of surveyed countries
5.33
13% less than average
2000
World Cup Totals > Goals against 51
2% of surveyed countries
25.5
8% less than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Losses 16
3% of surveyed countries
8
8% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins 20
3% of surveyed countries
10
35% more than average
2006
World Cup Totals > Wins per million 0.0917
4 times less than average
2006

Citation

"Former Soviet Sports Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Former-Soviet-republics/Sports