NBCmetrics: Michael Phelps Was Mentioned 70 More Times Than Any Other Athlete On Tuesday NightS

During the Olympics, we'll be analyzing NBC's primetime coverage sort of the way we analyze SportsCenter in Bristolmetrics. We'll break down what countries the Peacock is talking about, and which athletes are getting the most attention.

Data for Tuesday, July 31, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

Twenty most-mentioned athletes:

Michael Phelps (USA, swimming): 106
Jordan Wieber (USA, gymnastics): 36
Gabby Douglas (USA, gymnastics): 30
Allison Schmitt (USA, swimming): 24
Aly Raisman (USA, gymnastics): 22
Ryan Lochte (USA, swimming): 19
Chad le Clos (South Africa, swimming): 19
Yannick Agnel (France, swimming): 18
Nathan Adrian (USA, swimming): 17
Kyla Ross (USA, gymnastics): 16
Aliya Mustafina (Russia, gymnastics): 13
Ye Shiwen (China, swimming): 13
McKayla Maroney (USA, gymnastics):13
Conor Dwyer (USA, swimming): 10
Caitlin Leverenz (USA, swimming): 10
James Magnussen (AUS, swimming): 10
Missy Franklin (USA, swimming): 9
Cullen Jones (USA, swimming): 9
Alejandra Orozco (Mexico, diving): 9
Paola Espinosa (Mexico, diving): 8

Countries, by number of mentions:

USA: 143
Russia: 45
China: 43
Australia: 21
France: 18
Romania: 14
Canada: 12
Mexico: 10
Great Britain: 7
Germany: 4
South Africa: 3
Tunisia: 2
Japan: 2
Cuba: 1
Italy: 1
Morocco: 1
Netherlands: 1
Poland: 1
Serbia: 1

Cumulative country standings:

USA: 266
China: 97
Great Britain: 58
Russia: 49
France: 27
Japan: 27
Australia: 21
Mexico: 21
Ukraine: 19
Australia: 5
Romania: 14
Canada: 12
Germany: 4
Lithuania: 3
South Africa: 3
Austria: 2
Brazil: 2
Tunisia: 2
Cuba: 1
Denmark: 1
Hungary: 1
Italy: 1
Morocco: 1
Netherlands: 1
Poland: 1
Serbia: 1
South Africa: 1

For a handy master schedule of every Olympic event, click here.