From Athletic Standing Stats to Unexpected Athletic Timelines

By: Courtney Scharf - Published:
These London 2012 Olympic infographics give a quick and dirty rundown of the history and current facts about the ever-famous games.

Ranging widely in content and focus, there's something for everyone in the data visualization creation pertaining to the London 2012 event. Some charts focus on the history and current state of Olympic architecture, while others focus on the foregone inclusion of little-known events such as solo synchronized swimming. Providing more context for those enamored with the Olympics, these infographics are a fun read, for the most part, and make for excellent and timely conversation pieces.

Concise, and with plenty of interesting tidbits, these infographics are gloriously simple. From historical recaps to funny anecdotes about the current games, the range of topics covered in these graphs is impressive.