Of course whenever I post to this list I make some sort of mistake, like including a test version that does not parse in perl6. Hopefully, I have eliminated all the mistakes.

The following is a revised version due to Carl Masak.
The problem and model perl5 solution by Jan Dubois (a member of the core Perl5-Porters group) can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/funzone/games/solutions08/experlsol02.mspx

The model perl5 script is:

use 5.010;
use strict;
use warnings;
use List::Util qw(sum);

my %score;
open(my $fh, "<", "C:/Scripts/skaters.txt") or die;
while (<$fh>) {
   my($skater, @scores) = split /,/;
   @scores = (sort {$a <=> $b} @scores)[1..5];
   $score{$skater} = sum(@scores) / 5;

my @ranking = sort {$score{$a} <=> $score{$b}} keys %score;
foreach my $metal (qw(Gold Silver Bronze)) {
   my $skater = pop @ranking;
   say "$metal medal: $skater, $score{$skater}";
#17 lines of code

Revised perl6 solution using same approach and algorithm is

use v6;
my %players;
my $scores = open('./skaters.txt', :r) or die $!;

for =$scores {
   my ($name,@list) = .split: /\,/;
   %players{$name} = ([+] @list.sort[2..6]) / 5

my @ranking = %players.sort: { .value };
for <Gold Silver Bronze> -> $m {
   say @ranking.pop.fmt("$m Medal: %s, %s")
# 11 lines; viz. (11/17 - 1) = 35% reduction in code lines

Note differences with perl5:
a) use of [+] with array, replaces need to import sum from separate module
b) .sort .pop and .fmt as methods on objects
c) $scores as a filehandle
d) use of ':', in this code '.sort: {.value}' can be replaced by '.sort({.value})'
or '.split: / \, /' with '.split(/ \, /)'
e) use of / \, / as a naked regex

Attachment: skaters.pl
Description: Perl program

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