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Saturday, July 19, 2008

How the US has fared against each of the peer nations


Here are the US win-loss records for each of the peer nations:

New Zealand 0-9
Belgium 3-10
Japan 5-12
Portugal 5-10
Canada 7-11
Ireland 9-7

Overall 29-59

The order of the peer nations based on the head-to-head wins and losses against the US in 2008 is similar to the list that UK Maprunner put together. His list (based on results from 2001-2007) would rank these nations:

New Zealand 1.2
Japan 0.5
Belgium 0.4
Canada 0.4
Portugal 0.2
Ireland 0.1

In UK Maprunner's list, the US fits between Canada and Portugal, with the US having a score of 0.2.

It'll be interesting to compare these two lists with the results of tomorrow's relay race.

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posted by Michael | 7:18 PM


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