Rio Olympics produces highest ever competition score
The Olympic Games in Rio produced the highest ever Competition Score since the introduction of the All-Athletics.com Competition Rankings.
Three incredible world records, some close-to-world-record performances and extremely high level results in most events in Rio: This is all very well reflected in numbers when we examine the Competitions Scores of the All-Athletics.com Competition Rankings.
Until now last year's World Championships in Beijing was the leader in the Multi-day competition category with quite a big margin, but now the 2016 Olympic Games is well ahead in the list.
Top-12 competitions since the introduction of such rankings in 2001:
|2016||Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro (BRA)||195 953|
|2015||IAAF World Championships||Beijing (CHN)||194 547|
|2013||IAAF World Championships||Moscow (MOS||192 664|
|2012||Olympic Games||London (GBR)||192 456|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing (CHN)||191 749|
|2009||IAAF World Championships||Berlin (GER)||191 168|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens (GRE)||190 871|
|2003||IAAF World Championships||Paris (FRA)||190 412|
|2007||IAAF World Championships||Osaka (JPN)||190 095|
|2011||IAAF World Championships||Daegu (KOR)||190 052|
|2005||IAAF World Championships||Helsinki (FIN)||189 601|
|2001||IAAF World Championships||Edmonton (CAN)||189 010|
And here you can find the 2016 Competition Rankings in the Multi-day competitions category.