Rio Olympics produces highest ever competition score

Rio Olympics produces highest ever competition score

The Olympic Games in Rio produced the highest ever Competition Score since the introduction of the 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 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

Hereby the rules of the Competition Rankings.

And here you can find the 2016 Competition Rankings in the Multi-day competitions category.