NBCmetrics: Of The 20 Most-Mentioned Athletes On Tuesday Night, 17 Were Women

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, August 7; 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Twenty most-mentioned athletes:
Misty May-Treanor (USA, beach volleyball): 134
Kerri Walsh Jennings (USA, beach volleyball): 111
Xue Chen (China, beach volleyball): 88
Xi Zhang (China, beach volleyball): 72
Aly Raisman (USA, gymnastics): 55
Dawn Harper (USA, track): 30
Sally Pearson (AUS, track): 29
Lolo Jones (USA, track): 22
Kellie Wells (USA, track): 19
Alyson Felix (USA, track): 17
Carmelita Jeter (USA, track): 15
Sanya Richards-Ross (USA): 15
Gabby Douglas (USA, gymnastics): 14
Catalina Ponor (Romania, gymnastics): 14
Jordyn Wieber (USA, gymnastics): 12
Leo Manzano (USA, track): 12
Veronica Campbell-Brown (Jamaica, track): 12
Matthew Centrowitz (USA, track): 10
Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria, track): 9
Murielle Ahoure (Ivory Coast, track): 9

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Countries, by number of mentions:
USA: 136
China: 83
Russia: 10
Australia: 10
Canada: 5
Kenya: 4
Algeria: 4
Great Britain: 3
Jamaica: 3
Turkey: 3
Romania: 3
Austria: 2
Bahrain: 2
Brazil: 2
Germany: 2
Ivory Coast: 2
Morocco: 2
Netherlands: 2
Romania: 2
Ireland: 1
Japan: 1
New Zealand: 1
South Korea: 1 [Note: Gymnast Kim Jihoon was the first South Korean athlete to mentioned by name by NBC. He placed eighth in the men's horizontal bar on Tuesday.]

Cumulative prime-time mentions and number of Olympic medals won, through August 5
USA: 1,285 mentions, 81 medals
China: 314 mentions, 76 medals
Great Britain: 166 mentions, 48 medals
Russia: 135 mentions, 52 medals
Australia: 120 mentions, 26 medals
Brazil: 71 mentions, 9 medals
Jamaica: 71 mentions, 6 medals
France: 67 mentions, 28 medals
Japan: 62 mentions, 31 medals
Canada: 54 mentions, 14 medals
Netherlands: 46 mentions, 15 medals
Ukraine: 31 mentions, 9 medals
Germany: 29 mentions, 32 medals
Austria: 28 mentions, 0 medals
Mexico: 24 mentions, 5 medals
Romania: 24 mentions, 9 medals
Italy: 22 mentions, 17 medals
South Africa: 17 mentions, 4 medals
Dominican Republic: 15 mentions, 2 medals
Trinidad & Tobago: 14 mentions, 1 medal
Hungary: 12 mentions, 11 medals
South Korea: 12 mentions, 24 medals
Serbia: 10 mention, 2 medals
Belgium: 8 mentions, 3 medals
Cuba: 8 mentions, 7 medals
Denmark: 7 mentions, 9 medals
Nigeria: 7 mentions, 0 medals
Bahamas: 6 mentions
Lithuania: 6 mentions, 2 medals
Poland: 6 mentions, 8 medals
Turkey: 6 mentions, 1 medal
Botswana: 4 mentions, 0 medals
Bulgaria: 4 mentions, 0 medals
Czech Republic: 4 mentions, 6 medals
Morocco: 4 mention, 1 medals
Puerto Rico: 4 mentions, 1 medal
Tunisia: 4 mentions, 2 medals
Chile: 3 mentions, 0 medals
Malaysia: 2 mentions, 1 medal
Argentina: 2 mentions, 1 medal
Bahrain: 2 mentions, 0 medals
Belarus: 2 mentions, 9 medals
Ivory Coast: 2 mentions, 0 medals
Switzerland: 2 mentions, 3 medals
Uzbekistan: 2 medals, 1 mention
Algeria: 1 mention, 1 medals
Colombia: 1 mention, 5 medals
Denmark: 1 mention, 9 medals
Ecuador: 1 mention, 0 medals
Finland: 1 mention, 1 medals
Greece: 1 mention, 2 medals
Ireland: 1 mention, 1 medal
New Zealand: 1 mention, 10 medals
Saudi Arabia: 1 mention, 1 medal
Spain: 1 mention, 7 medals
Sweden: 1 mention, 7 medals
Tanzania: 1 mention, 0 medals
Venezuela: 1 mention, 1 medal