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[PREDICTION CONTEST] Water Polo at the Summer Olympic Games 2016

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Prediction Contests Are Just-For-Fun Games

You don't need to be an expert to take part in a Prediction Contest. 

If a mistake penalizes you, always keep in mind that everyone is in good faith.

 

 

Competition Details
City :BRA Rio de Janeiro :BRA
Start Date August 6th, 2016
End Date August 20th, 2016
Participants 56
Gold :CRO dcro :CRO 
Silver :ITA Dunadan :ITA 
Bronze :BUL Federer91 :BUL 

 

 

 

 

Instructions

 

In order to post your predictions, you have to do the following:

  • Select with your mouse specified content of the Post named Prediction Contest Design
  • Copy the selected content
  • Go to Reply Box at the end of the Page, click on "Reply to this topic"
  • Paste the copied content ( When information "You have pasted content with formatting" appears at the end of the Reply Box, ignore it, it will disappear eventually. DO NOT click on "Remove formatting" under any circumstances)
  • Once you have specified content in new Post, start making your predictions according to the Rules
  • To post your predictions, click on "Submit Reply" button

 

 

Rules

 

For this Prediction Contest you are predicting goal difference for each match. 

To do that, you have to write in empty Cell a number - goal difference for each match. If your prediction is that Team 1 is going to win, you should type goal difference in appropriate Cell of T1 Column. If your prediction is that Team 2 is going to win, then type goal difference in appropriate Cell of T2 Column. If your prediction is that the match will end in a draw, then type a 0 in either T1 or T2 Cell (or in both, if you wish). For Knockout Round matches you must always pick a winning Nation (result AFTER Overtime/Penalties will count as final result).

 

 

Examples

Men's Tournament - Group A

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 6th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB 2   :HUN Hungary 
August 6th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE   0 :JPN Japan  

 

Scoring system: Basic number of points is 5

If you predict right winner for a match, you will get 5 points regardless of the goal difference.

If your prediction is perfect (correct winner + correct goal difference) you will earn 5+5=10 points.

Depending on difference between your prediction and actual result, earned points will differ.

 

 

Example A

Men's Tournament - Group A

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 6th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB 2   :HUN Hungary 

 

If Serbia wins by 1, you will earn 9 points [5 pts for correct winner + 4 pt for goal difference: (5-1)]

If Serbia wins by 2, you will earn 10 points [5 pts for correct winner + 5 pts for goal difference]

If Serbia wins by 8, you will earn 5 points [5 pts for correct winner + 0 pts for goal difference: (5-6) - no negative points]

If Hungary wins by 1, you will earn 2 points [0 pts for correct winner + 2 pts for goal difference: (5-3)]

If Hungary wins by 3 or more, you will earn 0 points [0 pts for correct winner + 0 pts for goal difference: (5-5)]

 

Example B

Men's Tournament - Group A

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 6th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE 0   :JPN Japan   

 

If the match ends in a draw, you will earn 10 points automatically.

If either team wins by 1, you will earn 4 points [0 pts for correct winner + 4 pts for goal difference: (5-1)]

If either team wins by 5 or more, you will earn 0 points [0 pts for correct winner + 0 pts for goal difference]

 

In the Knockout Round, points will be multiplied by:

  • In the Quarterfinals, points will be multiplied by 1.25
  • In the Semifinals, points will be multiplied by 1.5
  • In the Medal Matches, points will be multiplied by 2

 

 

TB Rules

If two or more contestants have the same number of points at the end, Tie-Break rule will be applied to break the tie.

Number or perfect predictions throughout the contest will be compared for the involved contestants. If they are still tied, number of second best scores will be compared, then number of third best results and so on.

 

Example

Contestant 1: 3x10, 2x9, 2x8, 2x7

Contestant 2: 3x10, 2x9, 2x8, 1x7

Contestant 1 will be placed ahead of Contestant 2.

 

Contestant with most points wins the competition.

 

The Ranking is determined by the Sum of Points the Contestant scores in all predicted Matches.

 

You can enter the Contest whenever you want. The moment you post your predictions is the moment when you are entering the Contest and your points will be calculated for all the matches you predicted AND which haven't started. 

In order to earn points from the start, you should post your predictions before the start of the first match of the Tournament - August 6th, h. 09:00 (GMT -3).

 

If you want to use Jolly in this Prediction Contest (which will double your Points for General Standings), Copy and Paste the following picture at the top of your Prediction Post
 

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You can add Jolly in your Post until the start of the first Match of the Prediction Contest. You can't remove a Jolly you have submitted after the start of the first Match of the Prediction Contest.

 

You can EDIT your predictions whenever you want until the start of the first match of the Prediction Design Post. Once competition starts, you are not allowed to edit your post and any further changes will be ignored. On contestant's request, edited predictions will be accepted, but contestant will earn 0 points for finished matches and the matches that have started. Moment at the latest editing will be considered as the entry moment, in other words. 

 

If you want to comment on this Prediction Contest, please use Prediction Contests - Discussion Thread 2016 only.

 

If you have problem with the format, you can post your predictions in simplified format. Also, if the forum is down, or you cannot access the forum for any reason, you can send you predictions on e-mail: totallympics.predictions@gmail.com. Make sure your predictions are understandable. For instance, SRB - HUN 3 means Hungary beats Serbia by 3. SRB 2 HUN means nothing. And please, write your Totallympics username so the contest manager can know who actually sent predictions.

 

Every contestant MUST HIDE own predictions. To do that, you have only to delete the space between the bracket "[" and the text "hide" in "[ hide]" at the beginning of prediction post. Do the same with "[ /hide]" at the end of prediction post too. The hidden content will appear to other users as follows:

 

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If you have any other questions concerning this prediction contest, problems with format, editing etc... please, contact the contest manager via Personal Message.

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Men's Tournament - Preliminary Round

August 6th - August 14th, 2016

12 Nations, 2 Groups, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Nations from each Group will qualify for Quarterfinals

 

Men's Tournament - Group A

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 6th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB     :HUN Hungary 
August 6th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE     :JPN Japan
August 6th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Brazil :BRA     :AUS Australia
August 8th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB     :GRE Greece
August 8th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Japan :JPN     :BRA Brazil  
August 8th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Hungary :HUN     :AUS Australia
August 10th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Australia :AUS     :JPN Japan
August 10th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE     :HUN Hungary 
August 10th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Brazil :BRA     :SRB Serbia
August 12th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE     :BRA Brazil 
August 12th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Hungary :HUN     :JPN Japan
August 12th 2016, h. 22:10, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB     :AUS Australia   
August 14th 2016, h. 17:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Australia :AUS     :GRE Greece
August 14th 2016, h. 18:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB     :JPN Japan
August 14th 2016, h. 20:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Brazil :BRA     :HUN Hungary 

 

 

Men's Tournament - Group B

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 6th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA     :CRO Croatia
August 6th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro France :FRA     :MNE Montenegro
August 6th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP     :ITA Italy
August 8th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Croatia :CRO     :MNE Montenegro
August 8th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Italy :ITA     :FRA France
August 8th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA     :ESP Spain
August 10th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro France :FRA     :USA United States
August 10th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Montenegro :MNE     :ITA Italy
August 10th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP     :CRO Croatia
August 12th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Croatia :CRO     :ITA Italy
August 12th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP     :FRA France
August 12th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA     :MNE Montenegro
August 14th 2016, h. 15:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA     :ITA Italy
August 14th 2016, h. 16:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro France :FRA     :CRO Croatia
August 14th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Montenegro :MNE     :ESP Spain

 

 

Women's Tournament - Preliminary Round

August 9th - August 13th, 2016

8 Nations, 2 Groups, All Nations will qualify for Quarterfinals

 

Women's Tournament - Group A

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 9th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Italy :ITA     :BRA Brazil
August 9th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Russia :RUS     :AUS Australia
August 11th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Russia :RUS     :BRA Brazil
August 11th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Italy :ITA     :AUS Australia
August 13th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Russia :RUS     :ITA Italy
August 13th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Australia :AUS     :BRA Brazil

 

 

Women's Tournament - Group B

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 9th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro China :CHN     :HUN Hungary 
August 9th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP     :USA United States 
August 11th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro China :CHN     :USA United States 
August 11th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP     :HUN Hungary 
August 13th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro China :CHN     :ESP Spain
August 13th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro

Hungary :HUN

    :USA United States 

 

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Men's Tournament - Preliminary Round

August 6th - August 14th, 2016

12 Nations, 2 Groups, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Nations from each Group will qualify for Quarterfinals

 

Men's Tournament - Group A

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 6th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB 2   :HUN Hungary 
August 6th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE 4   :JPN Japan
August 6th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Brazil :BRA 2   :AUS Australia
August 8th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB 3   :GRE Greece
August 8th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Japan :JPN   2 :BRA Brazil  
August 8th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Hungary :HUN 4   :AUS Australia
August 10th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Australia :AUS 2   :JPN Japan
August 10th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE   2 :HUN Hungary 
August 10th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Brazil :BRA   4 :SRB Serbia
August 12th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Greece :GRE   1 :BRA Brazil 
August 12th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Hungary :HUN 3   :JPN Japan
August 12th 2016, h. 22:10, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB 4   :AUS Australia   
August 14th 2016, h. 17:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Australia :AUS   2 :GRE Greece
August 14th 2016, h. 18:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Serbia :SRB 3   :JPN Japan
August 14th 2016, h. 20:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Brazil :BRA   3 :HUN Hungary 

 

 

Men's Tournament - Group B

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 6th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA   2 :CRO Croatia
August 6th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro France :FRA   4 :MNE Montenegro
August 6th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP   3 :ITA Italy
August 8th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Croatia :CRO   1 :MNE Montenegro
August 8th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Italy :ITA 2   :FRA France
August 8th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA 2   :ESP Spain
August 10th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro France :FRA   2 :USA United States
August 10th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Montenegro :MNE 3   :ITA Italy
August 10th 2016, h. 20:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP   3 :CRO Croatia
August 12th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Croatia :CRO 2   :ITA Italy
August 12th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP 2   :FRA France
August 12th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA   2 :MNE Montenegro
August 14th 2016, h. 15:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro United States :USA   2 :ITA Italy
August 14th 2016, h. 16:50, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro France :FRA   3 :CRO Croatia
August 14th 2016, h. 19:30, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Montenegro :MNE 3   :ESP Spain

 

 

Women's Tournament - Preliminary Round

August 9th - August 13th, 2016

8 Nations, 2 Groups, All Nations will qualify for Quarterfinals

 

Women's Tournament - Group A

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 9th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Italy :ITA 2   :BRA Brazil
August 9th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Russia :RUS   2 :AUS Australia
August 11th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Russia :RUS   2 :BRA Brazil
August 11th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Italy :ITA 4   :AUS Australia
August 13th 2016, h. 10:20, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Russia :RUS   3 :ITA Italy
August 13th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Australia :AUS   1 :BRA Brazil

 

 

Women's Tournament - Group B

Date and Venue Team 1 T1 T2 Team 2
August 9th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro China :CHN   3 :HUN Hungary 
August 9th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP   4 :USA United States 
August 11th 2016, h. 11:40, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro China :CHN   4 :USA United States 
August 11th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro Spain :ESP   2 :HUN Hungary 
August 13th 2016, h. 09:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro China :CHN   2 :ESP Spain
August 13th 2016, h. 13:00, Maria Lenk Aquatic Center, Rio de Janeiro

Hungary :HUN

  3 :USA United States 

 

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