Shanghai 2011 - Scoring

11.1 – Points are awarded to all finalists, according to the following points distribution for each discipline (GR 9.8).


11.2 – Swimming (GR 9.8.1)

Individual using 8 lanes:
Places 1 – 16: 18,16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 points

Relays using 8 lanes:
Places 1 – 8: 36, 32, 30, 28, 26, 24, 22, 20 points.

Individual using 10 lanes:
Places 1 – 20: 22,20,19,18,17,16,15,14,13,12,10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1

Relays using 10 lanes:
Places 1 – 10: 40,36,34,32,30,28,26,24,22,20

A trophy shall be awarded to the top scoring team. Trophies shall be given to the top scoring male and female based upon the following:

First Place 5 points
Second Place 3 points
Third Place 2 points
Fourth Place 1 point
Individual World Record 2 points for each record broken

If there is a tie, the FINA Points Table shall be used and a decision made by the Swimming Commission.

11.3 – Open Water Swimming (GR 9.8.2)
Scoring will be 18 points for first place, 16 points for second place, 14 for third, 12 for fourth, 10 for fifth, 8 for sixth, 6 for seventh, 5 for eighth, etc. and 1 point for twelfth place.

11.4 – Diving (GR 9.8.3)
Individual diving events:
18-16-14-12-10-8-6-5-4-3-2-1 points

Synchronised diving events (12 finalists):
27-24-21-18-15-12-9-7.5-6-4.5-3-1.5 points

11.5 – Water Polo (GR 9.8.4)
First place to sixteenth place is determined by placing in the tournament. No assignment of points shall be done.

11.6 – Synchronised Swimming (GR 9.8.5)
Solo, Technical Routine and Solo, Free Routine: 24 points for first place, 22 points for second place, etc. and 2 points for twelfth place.
Duet, Technical Routine and Duet, Free Routine: 36 points for first place, 33 points for second place, etc. and 3 points for twelfth place.
Team, Technical Routine, Team Free Routine and Combination: 72 points for first place, 66 points for second place, etc. and 6 points for twelfth place.