Royal Statistical Society names inaugural Sports Statistic of the Year

The Royal Statistical Society has announced their inaugural Sports Statistic of the Year. Chosen by the RSS’s Statistics in Sport Section, the initiative follows on from previous RSS Statistics of the Year initiatives.

The winning statistic is: 53%: The percentage of Team GB athletes at Tokyo 2020 who were female – the first time in its 125-year history that the team has had more female than male athletes at a Summer Olympic Games.  Source: Team GB  

See more about this and the rest of the Highly Commended statistics here.