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Belgium

Belgium Sports Stats

Definitions

  • Chess > GrandMasters: Number of GrandMaster chess champions, by country. A GrandMaster is the highest level of recognition in chess.
  • Chess > International Masters: Number of International Masters in chess, by country. International Master is the second highest recognition in chess.
  • Chess > World Chess Rankings: Country rank by average rating of top 10 players
  • FIFA World Ranking > Men: World football rankings, point totals, March 2006.
  • FIFA World Ranking > Women: FIFA world women's ranking, total points.
  • Soccer > 2012-13 UEFA Europa League > Association ranking > Teams per million: Number of teams from each association that qualified for the 2012-2013 UEFA Europa league. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Winter olympic medals > All time: All-time Winter Games medal standings, according to The Golden Book of the Olympic Games. Medal counts include figure skating medals (1908 and '20) and hockey medals (1920) awarded at the Summer Games. National medal standings for the Winter and Summer Games are not recognized by the IOC.
  • World Cup Totals > Draws: Total number of matches drawn in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Losses: Total number of losses in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Points: Total points accrued from 1930 to 2006 in World Cup history. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
  • World Cup Totals > Wins: Total matches won in World Cup history, 1930-2006. NOTE: Serbia & Montenegro includes historic Yugoslavia's totals. Germany includes West Germany totals.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
1994 Winter Paralympics > Total 1 1994 21st out of 24
Champ Car World Series Season > Nation's Cup > DEN 11 2006 1st out of 8
Chess > GrandMasters 3 2006 46th out of 134
Chess > International Masters 12 2006 43th out of 134
Chess > World Chess Rankings 2,450 2006 47th out of 134
FIFA World Ranking > Men 605 2006 49th out of 197
FIFA World Ranking > Women 1,648 2005 29th out of 116
Soccer > 2012-13 UEFA Europa League > Association ranking > Teams per million 0.269 2012 31st out of 41
Summer Paralympics > Bronze 4 2000 35th out of 58
Summer Paralympics > Total 9 2000 39th out of 66
Winter olympic medals > All time 5 1920 21st out of 36
World Cup Totals > Draws 6 2006 19th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Losses 17 2006 5th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Points 27 2006 19th out of 72
World Cup Totals > Wins 10 2006 19th out of 72

SOURCES: Wikipedia: 1994 Winter Paralympics; Wikipedia: 2005 Champ Car World Series Season; World Chess Federation, 2006; Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); FIFA Official Website, December 2005; UEFA Country Ranking 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: 1960 Summer Paralympics; The Golden Book of the Olympic Games; ESPN, FIFA Official Website, NationMaster

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"Belgium Sports Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Belgium/Sports

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