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Fake Teams 2022 Winter Olympics Game

There were a lot of great stories over the last two weeks.

Closing ceremony of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Photo credit should read Pavlo_Bagmut/ Ukrinform/Future Publishing via Getty Images

And there it is. Another Olympics is in the books and with it concludes our Fake Teams 2022 Winter Olympics Game. We may have had only two participants this year but it was two determined fighters who went down to the wire. Without further ado, here is where we finished this year:

Gold Medal: Mark
Norway: 77 points (16 golds, 8 silvers, 13 bronze medals)
Austria: 39 points (7 golds, 7 silvers, 4 bronze medals)
Switzerland: 30 points (7 golds, 2 silvers, 5 bronze medals)
Japan: 30 points (3 golds, 6 silvers, 9 bronze medals)
Latvia: 1 points (0 golds, 0 silvers, 1 bronze medals)
Total Points: 177

Silver Medal: Pete
Canada: 42 points (4 golds, 8 silvers, 14 bronze medals)
Austria: 39 points (7 golds, 7 silvers 4 bronze medals)
Sweden: 39 points (8 golds, 5 silvers 5 bronze medals)
Switzerland: 30 points (7 golds, 2 silvers 5 bronze medals)
Finland: 14 points (2 golds, 2 silvers 4 bronze medals)
Total Points: 164

A deeper dive

Best Selections:
Japan: return of 2.3 points per $
Austria: return of 2.05 points per $
Sweden: return of 2.05 points per $

Worst Selections:
Latvia: return of 0.5 points per $
Canada: return of 1.14 points per $

A hearty congratulations to Pete on some excellent Olympics picks

Here is a complete medal recap:

FakeTeams 2022 Winter Olympics Game

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 16 8 13 37
2  Germany 12 10 5 27
3  China* 9 4 2 15
4  United States 8 10 7 25
5  Sweden 8 5 5 18
6  Netherlands 8 5 4 17
7  Austria 7 7 4 18
8  Switzerland 7 2 5 14
9  ROC 6 12 14 32
10  France 5 7 2 14
11  Canada 4 8 14 26
12  Japan 3 6 9 18
13  Italy 2 7 8 17
14  South Korea 2 5 2 9
15  Slovenia 2 3 2 7
16  Finland 2 2 4 8
17  New Zealand 2 1 0 3
18  Australia 1 2 1 4
19  Great Britain 1 1 0 2
20  Hungary 1 0 2 3
21  Belgium 1 0 1 2
21  Czech Republic 1 0 1 2
21  Slovakia 1 0 1 2
24  Belarus 0 2 0 2
25  Spain 0 1 0 1
25  Ukraine 0 1 0 1
27  Estonia 0 0 1 1
27  Latvia 0 0 1 1
27  Poland 0 0 1 1