Countries with higher gender equality won more women's medals when the factor of GDP is removed.
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Source: Medal figures are from IOC Olympic Studies Centre. Gender Inequality Index (GII) figures shown are the average of multiple-year GII (2008-2014) from UNDP. GDP PPP figures are from IMF World Economic Outlook Database, Oct. 2015, except for Cuba (World Bank).
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