2021 World Championships Predictions Game

Predict your Worlds medalists here! For each event, you will predict gold, silver, and bronze medalists as well as an alternate medalist.

Scoring guide: A correct prediction will result in 5 points. An incorrect medal color but a medalist nonetheless will result in 3 points. An alternate prediction winning a medal of any color will result in 2.5 points. So if I predict for WAG AA 1) Melnikova 2) Urazova 3) Heduit alt: Wei, and the result is 1) Urazova 2) Wei 3) Heduit, I will receive a total of 10.5 points. 5 points won for correctly predicting Heduit’s placement, 3 points won for correctly predicting Urazova to win a medal, and 2.5 points won for my alternate Wei winning a medal.

You do not need to fill out both WAG and MAG. I will keep and update a Google sheet. I will also calculate a cumulative WAG + MAG total.

IMPORTANT NOTE: You have until an hour before WAG AA final to modify your predictions for both WAG and MAG. Obviously you can update your predictions after Qualifications—I probably won’t make mine until then.

OTHER NOTE: You are restricted to one submission per Google account and you CAN edit after submitting.

THIRD NOTE: If you try to be sneaky and list two alternates for any given event, I will nullify both and count neither. One individual/team for each!

Feel free to post your predictions below as comments too, if you’d like.

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Thank you! I’ll try to do this tomorrow.

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I guess we should all wait until after prelims right? Ha

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Qualifiers for reference:

AA

  1. Angelina Melnikova RUS 57.065
    
  2. Leanne Wong USA 55.749
    
  3. Kayla DiCello USA 55.700
    
  4. Hatakeda Hitomi JPN 53.798
    
  5. Vladislava Urazova RUS 53.065
    
  6. Filipa Martins POR 53.032
    
  7. Wei Xiaoyuan CHN 52.865
    
  8. Carolann Heduit FRA 52.765
    
  9. Anastasiia Bachynska UKR 52.665
    
  10. Lee Yunseo KOR 52.540
    
  11. Naomi Visser NED 52.266
    
  12. Asia D'Amato ITA 52.099
    
  13. Alice D'Amato ITA 52.098
    
  14. Shin Solyi KOR 51.400
    
  15. Yelizaveta Hubareva UKR 51.265
    
  16. Ruby Stacey GBR 50.765
    
  17. Georgia-Mae Fenton GBR 50.690
    
  18. Celia Serber FRA 50.499
    
  19. Rose Woo CAN 50.466
    
  20. Maria Ceplinschi ROU 50.399
    
  21. Emma Slevin IRL 50.165
    
  22. Jennifer Williams SWE 50.032
    
  23. Stefanie Siegenthaler SUI 48.864
    
  24. Marlies Männersdorfer AUT 48.798
    

VT

  1. Rebeca Andrade BRA 14.800
    
  2. Elze Geurts NED 14.350
    
  3. Asia D'Amato ITA 13.816
    
  4. Angelina Melnikova RUS 13.783
    
  5. Csenge Bacskay HUN 13.666
    
  6. Natalia Escalera MEX 13.633
    
  7. Nancy Taman EGY 13.533
    
  8. Ofir Netzer ISR 13.516
    

UB

  1. Rebeca Andrade BRA 15.100
    
  2. Wei Xiaoyuan CHN 14.733
    
  3. Luo Rui CHN 14.500
    
  4. Angelina Melnikova RUS 14.466
    
  5. Zsofia Kovacs HUN 14.433
    
  6. Vladislava Urazova RUS 14.366
    
  7. Elisa Iorio ITA 14.183
    
  8. Filipa Martins POR 14.133
    

    Maria Minaeva RUS 2pc with 14.333

BB

  1. Luo Rui CHN 14.566
    
  2. Angelina Melnikova RUS 14.033
    
  3. Pauline Schäfer GER 13.733
    
  4. Leanne Wong USA 13.700
    
  5. Yana Vorona RUS 13.633
    
  6. Ashikawa Urara JPN 13.533
    
  7. Kayla DiCello USA 13.500
    
  8. Rebeca Andrade BRA 13.400
    
  9. Murakami Mai JPN 13.400
    

    Konnor McClain USA 2pc with 13.466

FX

  1. Murakami Mai JPN 14.166
    
  2. Angelina Melnikova RUS 14.100
    
  3. Leanne Wong USA 14.000
    
  4. Kayla DiCello USA 13.800
    
  5. Vladislava Urazova RUS 13.433
    
  6. Yuna Hiraiwa JPN 13.400
    
  7. Maria Ceplinschi ROU 13.300
    
  8. Anastasiia Bachynska UKR 13.100
    

    Hatakeda Hitomi JPN 2pc with 13.333
    Frazier Emjae USA 2pc with 13.166

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Qualifiers for MAG:

AA

  1. Hashimoto Daiki JPN 88.040
  2. Zhang Boheng CHN 87.897
  3. Adem Asil TUR 84.430
  4. Shi Cong CHN 83.898
  5. Illia Kovtun UKR 83.565
  6. Krisztofer Meszaros HUN 82.632
  7. Ilias Georgiou CYP 82.364
  8. Ahmet Önder TUR 82.065
  9. Joel Plata ESP 81.898
  10. Robert Tvorogal LTU 81.766
  11. William Emard CAN 81.498
  12. Luka van den Keybus BEL 81.098
  13. Yul Moldauer USA 81.064
  14. Henji Mboyo SUI 80.965
  15. Joshua Nathan GBR 80.765
  16. Milad Karimi KAZ 80.706
  17. Caio Souza BRA 80.598
  18. Nestor Abad ESP 80.498
  19. Sofus Heggemsnes NOR 80.498
  20. Jossimar Calvo COL 80.065
  21. Oskar Kirmes FIN 79.298
  22. Eyal Indig ISR 79.099
  23. Nikita Ignatyev RUS 77.939
  24. Noah Kuavita BEL 77.632

FX

  1. Carlos Yulo PHI 15.166
  2. Nicola Bartolini ITA 14.966
  3. Minami Kazuki JPN 14.966
  4. Milad Karimi KAZ 14.941
  5. Hashimoto Daiki JPN 14.733
  6. Ryu Sunghyun KOR 14.600
  7. Hayden Skinner GBR 14.566
  8. Emil Soravuo FIN 14.533

PH

  1. Weng Hao CHN 15.600
  2. Stephen Nedoroscik USA 15.366
  3. Alec Yoder USA 15.300
  4. Hashimoto Daiki JPN 15.075
  5. Joshua Nathan GBR 15.033
  6. Nariman Kurbanov KAZ 15.000
  7. Kaya Kazuma JPN 14.933
  8. Filip Ude CRO 14.866

SR

  1. Lan Xingyu CHN 15.266
  2. Zhang Boheng CHN 14.866
  3. Vinzenz Höck AUT 14.766
    – Grigoriy Klimentev RUS 14.766
    – Ibrahim Colak TUR 14.766
  4. William Emard CAN 14.733
  5. Courtney Tulloch GBR 14.666
    – Salvatore Maresca ITA 14.666

VT

  1. Nazar Chepurnyi UKR 14.833
  2. Yang Hakseon KOR 14.833
  3. Carlos Yulo PHI 14.808
  4. Yonekura Hidenobu JPN 14.783
  5. Andrey Medvedev ISR 14.716
  6. Thomas Grasso ITA 14.599
  7. Courtney Tulloch GBR 14.566
  8. William Emard CAN 14.533

PB

  1. Carlos Yulo PHI 15.566
  2. Zhang Boheng CHN 15.300
  3. Hu Xuwei CHN 15.233
  4. Hashimoto Daiki JPN 15.200
  5. Yul Moldauer USA 14.866
  6. Christian Baumann SUI 14.841
  7. Kaya Kazuma JPN 14.833
  8. Caio Souza BRA 14.800

HB

  1. Hashimoto Daiki JPN 14.633
  2. Hu Xuwei CHN 14.533
  3. Milad Karimi KAZ 14.433
  4. Brody Malone USA 14.366
  5. Uchimura Kohei JPN 14.300
  6. Carlo Macchini ITA 14.266
  7. Ilias Georgiou CYP 14.233
  8. Illia Kovtun UKR 14.200

Thanks for running this again. I was hesitant to enter in order to maintain my good record :wink: but I’ve had a bash. I’ve barely seen any qualis routines so it’s quite the crapshoot/some wish fulfillment.

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I am unfamiliar with some of the gymnasts, especially for MAG (which I keep meaning to start following but never do outside of Olympics/sometimes Worlds), so I’ve just randomly picked names for several events. I fully expect some surprise podiums, so hoping for the best!
Thank you for running it.

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Following my Olympic success (great guessing!) I’ve had another go - I’ve gone for some strange podiums which will totally happen!

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I was betting on a Wong meltdown but she proved me wrong!

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I put her as my alternate lol

I think me too!

Same, I really didn’t see her hitting all four again.

I can’t remember if I had her or Urazova as my alternate. My answers were such a mix of genuinely trying to make predictions and pure wish fulfillment

I often do a separate wish and prediction list. It’s hard to disentangle them though and the wish list has to be semi-realistic.

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My outsider (at least based on quali rank) pick of Onder for bronze came close (5th) but not close enough. Thankfully I had Kovtun as my alternate.

I’ve already forgotten my random pick for bronze and alt, but pretty sure I had 1 and 2, just the wrong way around!

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WAG RESULTS POST-DAY 1 EF
(AA + VT + UB)
GymFan93 - 15 + 10 + 10 + 35
YurchenkoLoop - 12.5 + 12.5 + 6 = 31
RAFIKI - 10.5 + 10.5 + 10 = 31
Caligym - 12.5 + 10 + 8.5 = 31
Angelika - 10.5 + 10.5 + 8 = 29
Doug - 8 + 12.5 + 8.5 = 29
QuietColors - 8 + 10 + 8 = 26

MAG RESULTS POST-DAY 1 EF
(AA + FX + SR + PH)
QuietColors - 10 + 5.5 + 10 + 8.5 = 34
Angelika - 12.5 + 3 + 5 + 8 = 28.5
RAFIKI - 8.5 + 5.5 + 5 + 8.5 = 27.5
Caligym - 6 + 3 + 5 + 10 = 24
GymFan93 - 8.5 + 3 + 3 + 3 = 17.5

COMBINED RESULTS POST-DAY 1 EF
QuietColors - 60
RAFIKI - 58.5
Angelika - 57.5
Caligym - 55
GymFan93 - 52.5

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Well, this shows I do much better when just looking at the standings and guessing than when I let my hopes influence my predictions!

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WAG RESULTS
(AA + VT + UB + BB + FX)

  1. RAFIKI - 10.5 + 10.5 + 10 + 6 + 15 = 52
  2. GymFan93 - 15 + 10 + 10 + 5 + 11 = 51
  3. QuietColors - 8 + 10 + 8 + 5.5 + 15 = 46.5
  4. Angelika - 10.5 + 10.5 + 8 + 5 + 11 = 45 (after dropping lowest score)
  5. YurchenkoLoop - 12.5 + 12.5 + 6 + 5.5 + 8.5 = 45 (after dropping lowest score)
  6. Caligym - 12.5 + 10 + 8.5 + 0 + 10.5 = 41.5
  7. Doug - 8 + 12.5 + 8.5 + 3 + 8.5 = 40.5

MAG RESULTS POST-DAY 1 EF
(AA + FX + SR + PH + VT + PB + HB)

  1. QuietColors - 10 + 5.5 + 10 + 8.5 + 6 + 5.5 + 10.5 = 56
  2. Caligym - 6 + 3 + 5 + 10 + 7.5 + 6 + 12.5 = 50 (after dropping lowest score)
  3. RAFIKI - 8.5 + 5.5 + 5 + 8.5 + 7.5 + 7.5 + 7.5 = 50 (after dropping lowest score)
  4. Angelika - 12.5 + 3 + 5 + 8 + 10 + 3 + 5 = 46.5
  5. GymFan93 - 8.5 + 3 + 3 + 3 + 6 + 6 + 12.5 = 42

COMBINED RESULTS POST-DAY 1 EF – A real nail biter to the finish a la Zhang vs. Hashimoto !!!

  1. QuietColors - 102.5
  2. RAFIKI - 102
  3. GymFan93 - 93 (hey, your name is real fitting!!)
  4. Caligym - 91.5 (after dropping lowest score)
  5. Angelika - 91.5 (after dropping lowest score)

Thanks for playing!!! Normally these games were only done for Worlds/Olys but I’m looking fwd to doing it again for Euros :slight_smile:

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0.5!!! Congratulations QuietColors :partying_face: I’m honoured to be the Hashimoto of the standings.

I’m pretty chuffed with the WAG win. I have the Japanese enquiry to thank for giving me the perfect floor top three. Tbh that was my predicted and my hoped for podium so I was happy despite the controversy.

Thanks again for running this YurchenkoLoop.

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