2016 Olympics Pick ‘Em Contest, Day 6 Results

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES

With an enormous number of upsets and surprises over the last two days, the standings in our Pick ‘Em contest have shifted dramatically.  SprintSwammer1992 now holds the lead with 201 points, with the ever-patriotic Usausausa running second with 196 points.

The top 10 overall scorers, through day 6:

Entry Name Total Score
SprintSwammer1992 201
Usausausa 196
MileHighSwim 195
ivyswim 195
RUN-DMC 194
GrantM 193
JonBrown 193
Brendo Barry 188
GTP 188
Greg Lombana 188
ROBERTO123 188

We had a four-way tie for the day six winner:

Entry Name Day 6 Total
Brendo Barry 39
John T 39
schluntz 39
Sharknik 39

SPREADSHEET OF ALL ENTRIES AND SCORES 

  • No surprises in the men’s 200 backstroke; Ryan Murphy and Mitch Larkin were the two top picks from our readers
  • The G.O.A.T. came through again in the 200 IM, as our readers expected he would; 430 contestants (~86%) picked him to win.
  • Ryan Lochte missing out on a medal meant missed points for a lot of contestants.  470 entrants (94%) picked him to get a medal
  • Just two readers picked China’s Shun Wang to win a 200 IM medal
  • The shocker of the night was Simone Manuel and Penny Oleksiak sharing a title in the women’s 100 freestyle; just two readers picked Manuel to win, and nobody had Oleksiak winning gold (or even silver)

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A Stanford University and Birmingham, Michigan native, Morgan Priestley started writing for SwimSwam in February 2013 on a whim, and is loving that his tendency to follow and over-analyze swim results can finally be put to good use. Morgan swam competitively for 15+ years, primarily excelling in the mid-distance freestyles. While …

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