2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Swimming: August 6-13
- Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro
- Prelims – 9:00 a.m/12:00 p.m PST/EST (1:00 p.m local), Finals – 6:00 p.m/9:00 p.m PST/EST (10:00 p.m local)
- SwimSwam previews
- Day 2 Schedule & Results
- Live Stream (NBC)
After Day 1 there are 5 competitors tied for the lead with 56 points (out of a maximum 64). All of the leaders missed Canada’s bronze in the medley relay and the Gabriele Detti‘s bronze in the 400 free. Points were awarded for exactly predicting medalists. 7 for gold, 5 for silver, 4 for bronze. No partial credit for having Mack Horton second and Sun Yang first in the 400 free.
Spreadsheet of all entries and scores
-The favorites performed well. Katinka Hosszu 87% picked for gold, Kosuke Hagino, 71%, and the Australian women’s 4X100 free relay team 94% all won their events.
-The only upset was Mack Horton 37% over Sun Yang 56% in the men’s 400 free.
-There were a few surprise medalists. Only 5% of entries picked Gabriele Detti to medal in the 400 free, 5% had Canada medaling in the women’s 4X100, and 23% had Mireia Bemonte medaling in the 400 IM.
-Kelsei Worrell, who 89% of entrants picked to medal, missed the 100 fly final
-The average night 1 score was 31.7 points with a standard deviation of 10.4.
-234 of the 500 entries scored 32 or more points out of a possible 64.