According to the Olympic.org, the U.S. has won 2 gold medals in Mens Ice Hockey since 1920. That is enough to make the United States tied for third with Sweden. Canada and the Soviet Union are tied for first with eight gold medals each.
Entry prepared by Henry Cumoletti
According to FAOStat.org in 2008, the U.S. produced 3% of the worlds bananas. In addition to Cuba, Cypress, Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel, the United States ranks fourth out of ten countries. Turkey ranks first, with a banana production rate of 6%.
Prepared by L.Wenthe
According to the World Resources Institute in 2005 the United States experienced 43,443 deaths due to road accidents. That is enough to make the United States rank third out of seventy four countries ranked in that category. China ranks first with 98,738 deaths due to road accidents.
Entry prepared by Kiernan Playford
According to data from FAOstat in 2008, the United States recovered 46,835,875 tonnes of paper to later be recycled. That is enough for the United States to rank first in that category.
Prepared by Christopher P. Shand
According to the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, the United States has a mean February temperature of -1.9 degrees celsius, which makes the United States rank twenty-third in that category. Russia ranks first, with a mean February temperature of -23.1 degrees celsius.
According to the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), between 1977 and 2001 the United States imported 149,630 spiny-tailed lizards, which is enough to make the United States rank first in that category.