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#1292924 - Fri Jul 16 2021 07:57 PM Results & Standings .. Tokyo Olympics
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Games of the XXXII Olympiad

Welcome to the tipping comp for the 2020 Olympics, being held in 2021. (Confused yet?) The Games will be held in Tokyo, the same city as the 1964 event.

There are six new events- Sport climbing, skateboarding, karate, surfing, baseball and softball, as well as all the old favourites. In all there are 33 sports with 339 different events.


The FunTrivia Olympics will be conducted alongside the real thing, and everyone is invited to take part.

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Some rules

-Each tipster will pick one event and points will be a simple 5-3-1 format. Depending on numbers, this may be increased to two events per player. I will review in the next few days.

- Tip three athletes in each event

-A bonus point will be awarded if you tip the gold medalist in your selected event.

-Points will be awarded in finals only. Some events will have short turnaround times between heats/semi finals/finals, so we will all need to be on our toes.

-Each event will close as near as possible to the actual starting time.

-Contestants may be either individuals (eg, men's 100 metres freestyle) or teams (eg, Mens Hockey).

Tiebreakers

1- How many total medals will the host nation, Japan, win?
2- What will be the winning time in the men's 50m freestyle?

These sites can help, but doubtless there are many others that are similar.

https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/olympic-games/en/results/all-sports/olympic-schedule.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_Summer_Olympics#The_Games

Please get your events in quickly, so that I can set up my spreadsheet!





Edited by gtho4 (Sat Jul 24 2021 12:45 AM)

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#1292926 - Fri Jul 16 2021 08:17 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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I will pick Men's Rugby Sevens.
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#1292929 - Fri Jul 16 2021 08:39 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Men's Individual Archery, because my friend is competing.
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#1292930 - Fri Jul 16 2021 09:29 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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I pick Women's Tennis Singles

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#1292931 - Fri Jul 16 2021 09:45 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Men's Shot Put

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#1292946 - Fri Jul 16 2021 11:46 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Men's 100m sprint


and here's a few more, lol

Men's tennis singles
Men's super heavyweight boxing
Men's 100m freestyle



    This is what we had in 2016 for Rio, across 5 tipping threads:

    Men's cycling road race- August 6 Cycling road race
    Women's rugby sevens- August 6-8 Sevens draw

    Mens 200m Butterfly August 8-9 Butterfly
    Women's artistic gymnastics team all-around event August 9 Team's event
    Rowing men's coxless pair August 9-11 Men's Coxless Pairs
    Tennis men's singles August 9-13 Tennis- 64-man field

    Women's kayak single (K1) 200m, August 10, K1- Women
    Rowing - Women's Pair, August 10-12, Coxless pairs
    Women's individual archery, August 11, Women's Archery
    Men's Golf, August 11-14, Men's Golf

    Women's team sabre, August 13, Team sabre
    Men's Super Heavyweight Boxing, 13-15 August, Superheavy
    Men's 100m sprint, August 13-15, 100 metres

    Men's Decathlon, 17-18 August, Decathlon
    Men's freestyle wrestling 65 kg, August 21, 65kg wrestling


Edited by gtho4 (Sat Jul 17 2021 10:28 PM)

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#1292948 - Sat Jul 17 2021 01:14 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Originally Posted By: LeoDaVinci
Men's Individual Archery, because my friend is competing.


That is cool!
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#1292950 - Sat Jul 17 2021 02:10 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Originally Posted By: LeoDaVinci
Men's Individual Archery, because my friend is competing.


Awesome! good luck to him smile
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#1292951 - Sat Jul 17 2021 02:11 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Since George picked men's tennis singles, I shall go with Men's Hockey
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#1292953 - Sat Jul 17 2021 03:16 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Heptathlon

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#1292959 - Sat Jul 17 2021 09:02 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Men's freestyle wrestling - 86KG.

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#1292980 - Sat Jul 17 2021 10:27 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Originally Posted By: srini701
Since George picked men's tennis singles, I shall go with Men's Hockey


Men's tennis singles is yours. I can't have more than one pick.


I'll edit the post to make it clear the list of five were fillers, in case if we don't have enough events.

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#1293013 - Mon Jul 19 2021 12:19 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Originally Posted By: gtho4
Originally Posted By: srini701
Since George picked men's tennis singles, I shall go with Men's Hockey


Men's tennis singles is yours. I can't have more than one pick.


I'll edit the post to make it clear the list of five were fillers, in case if we don't have enough events.


NO NO...men's tennis singles is probably too predictable right now....I shall stick with Men's hockey please.
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#1293019 - Mon Jul 19 2021 03:35 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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We only have eight events so far, with only a few days to go. I reckon we can double up now.

Picks so far are-

Event Start Date - Medal date

Women's tennis singles July 24 - August 1
Men's Rugby Sevens July 26 - July 28
Men's Individual Archery July 31
Men's 100m Sprint July 31 - August 1
Men's Freestyle Wrestling, 68kg August 4
Women's Heptathlon August 4 - August 5
Men's Hockey July 24 - August 5

I will be breaking this down into 3 or 4 threads, but lead-in times can be a bit tight, so we will all have to be on our toes.

My second pick is

Mixed Triathlon Relay July 31
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#1293020 - Mon Jul 19 2021 03:49 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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2nd Pick is Men's Football

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#1293021 - Mon Jul 19 2021 06:58 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Women's diving - synchronised 10m platform

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#1293023 - Mon Jul 19 2021 08:08 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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My2nd pick is Women's individual Badminton (Singles)
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#1293036 - Mon Jul 19 2021 12:20 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Women's soccer
Women's golf

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#1293037 - Mon Jul 19 2021 12:31 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Women's shortboard surfing
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#1293044 - Mon Jul 19 2021 04:11 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Second event will be Women's Eights in Rowing.

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#1293057 - Tue Jul 20 2021 02:01 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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I think I shall go for:

Mens 49er sailing
Womens K-1 200m sprint canoeing

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#1293094 - Tue Jul 20 2021 07:53 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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We now have 18 events from 9 players, and will not be accepting any more. However, if your name is not one of the nine, you are still free to play, but you will not be eligible for the bonus point for picking your own sport's winner.

I will be posting three threads shortly with links to each event. Some of these links will not be populated yet so there will be some leniency in getting your tips in.

Simply pick three selections for each discipline, and also add your tiebreakers in the 'Olympics Part I' thread.
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#1294067 - Sun Aug 08 2021 05:43 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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I should have the results up in the next day or so.
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#1294155 - Tue Aug 10 2021 11:43 PM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Olympic
Tokyo 2020
Games
11 players lodged tips:

Men's Football (Soccer)




Women's Football (Soccer)




Women's Badminton Singles




Women's Tennis Singles




Men's Hockey




Women's Surfing




Women's Rowing, Eights




Men's Rugby Sevens




Men's Individual Archery




Women's Diving Synchronous 10m Platform




Men's 49 Class Skiff sailing




Mixed Triathlon Relay




Men's 100m Sprint



Women's K1 Canoe 200m Sprint



Men's Shot Put



Women's Heptathlon



Men's freestyle wrestling - 86KG.




Women's Golf


x Brazil
Spain
Mexico


Canada
Sweden
USA


CHEN Yu Fei
TAI Tzu-Ying
PUSARLA V. Sindhu


BENCIC Belinda
VONDROUSOVA Marketa
SVITOLINA Elina


Belgium
Australia
India


MOORE Carissa
BUITENDAG Bianca
SUZUKI Amuro


Canada
New Zealand
China


Fiji
New Zealand
Argentina


GAZOZ Mete
NESPOLI Mauro
FURUKAWA Takaharu


China
USA
Mexico


Great Britain
New Zealand
Germany


Great Britain
USA
France


JACOBS Lamont Marcell
KERLEY Fred
de GRASSE Andre

CARRINGTON Lisa
PORTELA Teresa
JORGENSEN Emma Aastrand

CROUSER Ryan
KOVACS Joe
WALSH Tomas

THIAM, Nafissatou
VETTER, Anouk
OOSTERWEGEL, Emma

TAYLOR III David Morris
YAZDANICHARATI Hassan
NAIFONOV Artur AMINE Myles Nazem


KORDA Nelly
INAMI Mone
KO Lydia



Points distribution


Gt wwe andy sri Lly ozz LDV How Fi N-B Diz
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Men's Football (Soccer)
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1- Brazil 5+1 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
2- Spain 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- Mexico 1 1 1 1
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Women's Football (Soccer)
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1- Canada
2- Sweden 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- USA 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
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Women's Badminton Singles
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1- CHEN Yu Fei 5 5 5+1 5 5 5 5 5
2- TAI Tzu-Ying 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- PUSARLA V. Sindhu
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Women's Tennis Singles
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1- BENCIC Belinda
2- VONDROUSOVA Marketa
3- SVITOLINA Elina 1
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Men's Hockey
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1- Belgium 5 5 5 5 5 5
2- Australia 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- India 1 1 1 1 1
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Women's Surfing
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1- MOORE Carissa 5 5 5 5 5 5+1 5 5 5 5
2- BUITENDAG Bianca
3- SUZUKI Amuro
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Women's Rowing, Eights
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1- Canada 5
2- New Zealand 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- China
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Men's Rugby Sevens
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1- Fiji 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
2- New Zealand 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- Argentina 1
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Men's Individual Archery
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1- GAZOZ Mete
2- NESPOLI Mauro
3- FURUKAWA Takaharu
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Women's Diving Synchronous 10m Platform
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1- China 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5+1 5
2- USA 3 3 3 3
3- Mexico
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Men's 49 Class Skiff sailing
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1- Great Britain 5 5 5
2- New Zealand 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- Germany 1 1 1 1 1
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Mixed Triathlon Relay
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1- Great Britain 5 5 5 5+1 5 5 5 5
2- USA 3 3 3 3
3- France 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
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Men's 100m Sprint
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1- JACOBS Lamont Marcell
2- KERLEY Fred
3- de GRASSE Andre 1 1 1 1 1 1
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Women's K1 Canoe 200m Sprint
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1- CARRINGTON Lisa 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
2- PORTELA Teresa 3
3- JORGENSEN Emma Aastrand 1 1 1 1 1
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Men's Shot Put
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1- CROUSER Ryan 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
2- KOVACS Joe 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- WALSH Tomas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
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Women's Heptathlon
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1- THIAM, Nafissatou 5 5 5 5 5 5+1 5
2- VETTER, Anouk 3
3- OOSTERWEGEL, Emma
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Men's freestyle wrestling - 86KG.
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1- TAYLOR III David Morris 5 5 5+1 5 5 5 5 5 5
2- YAZDANICHARATI Hassan 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
3- NAIFONOV Artur 1 1 1 1
3- AMINE Myles Nazem 1
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Women's Golf
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1- KORDA Nelly 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
2- INAMI Mone
3- KO Lydia 1


Standings
  
Rank Points
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1 96 : Fifiona81
2 95 : LeoDaVinci
3 88 : andymuenz
4 86 : srini701
5 85 : Dizart
6 80 : Howie72
7 79 : gtho4
8 67 : Llynfi
9 65 : ozzz2002
10 59 : wwe84
11 36 : N-Bomb


  • Welcome to the medals ceremony of the 2020 Olympics! We had a field of 11 players, tipping in 18 vastly different sports. In Australia, the Games were a very welcome distraction in Covid lockdowns.
  • The Men's soccer was won by the powerhouse team from Brazil, and everybody was on board for that one. Spain and Mexico rounded out the placings. In the Women's soccer, only andymuenz picked Canada to win. They beat Sweden in the gold medal match, with USA beating the Aussie girls for the bronze.
  • As expected, Asian athletes dominated the Women's Badminton. China's Chen Yufei claimed gold.
  • The world's No 1. Ash Bardy, departed early in the Women's Tennis, as did local hope, Naomi Osaka. Number 9 seed, Swiss Belinda Bencic, won, but nobody tipped her, OR the silver medallist, Marketa Vondrousova, who is rated 91 in the world!

  • The Men's Hockey was won by Belgium, with Australia and India in the minor placings. Woman's Surfing made its debut at Tokyo, and the red-hot favourite, Carissa Moore (USA) took home the gold. In Rowing, the Woman's Eights was another victory for Canada, with New Zealand and China trailing behind.
  • In the Rugby Sevens, the only surprise was Argentina winning Bronze. Fiji were odds-on, and beat the Kiwis in the gold medal match.
  • Men's Archery. The only winner was Turk Mete Gazoz. None of us hit the target!
  • The Women's Synchronised Diving from the 10 metre platform was spectacular (but you would not catch ME on one of those things, without a parachute!). China beat USA and Mexico. In the last ever sailing of the 49-class Skiffs, Great Britain beat New Zealand and Germany.
  • Another interesting debut event was the Mixed Triathlon Relay. A popular choice for this one was Great Britain, which was tipped by the majority of us. The blue-riband event, the Men's 100 metres sprint was a bit of a surprise. The Italian runner, Lamont Jacobs beat American, Fred Kerley and Andre De Grasse (Canada). Not a Jamaican in the top three!
  • Lisa Carrington, from New Zealand was another hot favourite in the Womans's K1 Canoe 200m, and man-mountain Ryan Crouser (USA), outthrew all the other big dudes in the Shot Put.
  • Nafi Thiam from Belgium took the gold in the gruelling Pentathlon, and the Men's Freestyle Wrestling (86kg) was won by American David Taylor III. Another American, Nelly Corda, won the Women's Golf.

    In the FunTrivia Olympics, Fifiona squeaked onto the top of the podium with a very impressive 96 points She was the only one to score with BOTH her bonus tips. Giving her a good run for the money was silver-medallist LeoDaVinci, a single point in arrears. In third place, proudly sporting his bronze medal, is andymuenz.

    Congratulations to everyone, and see you all in Paris in 2024!


Edited by ozzz2002 (Wed Aug 11 2021 10:10 PM)
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#1294156 - Wed Aug 11 2021 12:38 AM Re: Tokyo Olympics, 21st July 2021
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Wonderful write up, ozzz smile Great job! and thanks for putting this all together.

Congratulations to the podium on a fine finish smile

Sad part for me, I missed the bronze medal (much like a few Indians at Tokyo) through a wrong pick in the event I suggested (Men's hockey)...if only I had taken Belgium instead of Netherlands ....
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