What's new with Team TTO

May 28, 2020

TTOC to roll out covid19 relief to athletes

The TT Olympic Committee (TTOC) is currently finalising the criteria needed for athletes to benefit…
May 26, 2020

OpEd: The IOC Stands in Solidarity With All Athletes and All Sports

Much has been written lately about the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s finances. Some of these…
May 26, 2020

Stellar example Duncan teaches art of adaptability

Marcus Duncan knows how to adapt to different circumstances. While other athletes have suffered because…
May 24, 2020

Chow remains focused Olympic rower trains harder during lockdown

For Team Trinidad and Tobago’s top rower Felice Aisha Chow, being defeated by the circumstamces…
May 23, 2020

TTOC President Lewis claims cancellation of Tokyo 2020 would put NOCs in "a big hole"

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis claimed the cancellation of the Tokyo…
May 22, 2020

Lewis: Olympic cancellation not good for NOCs

Brian Lewis, president of the T&T Olympic Committee says a great number of National Organising…
May 18, 2020

Mother of invention Athlete Talks, Ultimate Garden Clash born out of Covid-19

I could not have imagined how excited I would get watching on my computer screen…

Tokyo 2021 #1YearToGo

Logo TOKYO 2020 International Olympic Committee
Logo Omega Offical Timekeeper

Cartan Global | Tokyo 2021

Welcome to the Olympic Channel Live

Team TTO on Facebook

Team TTO on Twitter

We're taking the hassle out of paying your bill this month. Here are the many ways you can pay. WeAreHereWithYou… https://t.co/GBNBMYDD2G
About 2 hours ago
TTOC to roll out covid19 relief to athletes https://t.co/1TuTjPLeoV
About 10 hours ago
Stellar example Duncan teaches art of adaptability https://t.co/GJUPhBuZJI
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 00:48
OpEd: The IOC Stands in Solidarity With All Athletes and All Sports https://t.co/G1TGDaooGA
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 00:48

TeamTTO on Instagram



Hosts Brazil will win 22 medals at their home Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this year - according to the latest version of Infostrada Sports’ Virtual Medal Table (VMT).

The table predicts performance at the Games and is based on world-class sporting events across the globe, including previous Olympics, World Championships and World Cups.

Events are ranked by importance with medal predictions determined by the points accumulated by athletes.

Since the last VMT was revealed at the beginning of January, major events have taken place in handball, tennis, equestrian, golf, judo, sailing and badminton which has led to a readjustment of the tallies.

Infostrada Sports say they have also changed their formula to take into account personal bests for athletics and swimming.

Brazil's tally of 22 medals will consist of nine golds, eight silvers and five bronzes, according to the VMT.

The United States remain on top of the table ©Infostrada Sports

Brazil are now forecast to win 22 medals at Rio 2016 and finish 10th overall

That increases the tally from January by three, due to the performance of Brazilians in judo, sailing and tennis.

The South American country have set a target to finish inside the top ten for the first time in Rio, and according to the VMT they would just achieve their aim by finishing tenth.

Other changes to the table see Australia move up from sixth to fourth in the medal table, above Great Britain and Germany.

They have now been forecast to win 46 medals, 14 of them gold, with Britain slipping a place to fifth as their Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill fell behind Canada's Brianne Theisen Eaton in the standings due to the adjustment made to the athletics formula.

Another change has seen France move above South Korea and into eighth, while the United States are still on top of the pile with a projected 94 medals - 42 golds, 24 silvers and 28 bronze.

Russia are third, despite the suspension to their athletics team which threatens their Rio participation.

It was predicted that the country would lose eight medals if the ban is not lifted in time for the Games.

Infostrada developed the first VMT in the build-up to London 2012, with The Times publishing a monthly update from the end of 2010.

The final VMT for London predicted that hosts Britain would win 67 medals, only two more than they actually did.

The latest VMT can be viewed here..