NBCmetrics: Through Wednesday, South Korea Had 14 Medals, And NBC Had Never Mentioned It In PrimetimeS

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 Wednesday, August 1; 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Twenty most-mentioned athletes:

Misty May-Treanor (USA, beach volleyball): 59
Michael Phelps (USA, swimming): 56
Kerri Walsh Jennings (USA, beach volleyball): 49
Ryan Lochte (USA, swimming): 47
Danell Leyva (USA, gymnastics): 46
Troy Dumais (USA, diving): 28
Missy Franklin (USA, swimming): 24
Allison Schmitt (USA, swimming): 24
Nathan Adrian (USA, swimming): 22
Doris Schwaiger (Austria, beach volleyball): 21
Rebecca Soni (USA, swimming): 21
John Orozco (USA, gymnastics): 20
Stephanie Schwaiger (Austria, beach volleyball): 20
Kristian Ipsen (USA, diving): 19
Daniel Gyurta (Hungary, swimming): 16
Kohei Uchimura (Japan, gymnastics): 15
Kathleen Hersey (USA, swimming): 13
Kosuke Kitajima (Japan, swimming): 13
Shannon Vreeland (USA, swimming): 13
James Magnussen (AUS, swimming): 13

Countries, by number of mentions:

USA: 143
China: 42
Australia: 35
Russia: 19
Austria: 18
Great Britain: 16
Japan: 16
France: 15
Ukraine: 9
Canada: 6
Hungary: 5
Cuba: 3
Denmark: 3
Malaysia: 2
Belgium: 1
Brazil: 1
Italy: 1
Lithuania: 1
Netherlands: 1
Nigeria: 1
Poland: 1
Spain: 1
New Zealand: 1
Colombia: 1
South Africa:1

Cumulative prime-time mentions and number of Olympic medals won, through August 1

USA: 409 mentions, 37 medals
China: 139 mentions, 33 medals
Great Britain: 74 mentions, 15 medals
Russia: 68 mentions, 16 medals
Australia: 61 mentions, 11 medals
France: 57 mentions, 16 medals
Japan: 43 mentions, 19 medals
Ukraine: 28 mentions, 6 medals
Mexico: 21 mentions, 4 medals
Austria: 20 mentions, 0 medals
Canada: 18 mentions, 7 medals
Romania: 14 mentions, 6 medals
Hungary: 6 mentions, 5 medals
South Africa: 5 mentions, 3 medals
Germany: 4 mentions, 17 medals
Lithuania: 4 mentions, 0 medals
Cuba: 4 mentions, 3 medals
Denmark: 4 mentions, 2 medals
Brazil: 3 mentions, 4 medals
Tunisia: 2 mentions, 0 medals
Italy: 2 mentions, 0 medals
Netherlands: 2 mentions, 5 medals
Poland: 2 mentions, 1 medal
Malaysia: 2 mentions, 0 medals
Colombia: 1 mention, 3 medals
Spain: 1 mention, 2 medals
Morocco: 1 mention, 0 medals
Serbia: 1 mention, 1 medal
South Korea: 0 mentions, 14 medals

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