2020 Worldwide Swimming League
- Friday, October 16: 4PM-6PM Native Time (10AM-12 midday U.S. Japanese, 11PM-1AM J+1 Japan)
- Saturday, October 17: 8PM-10PM Native Time (2PM-4PM U.S. Japanese, 3AM-5AM J+1 Japan)
- Duna Area – Budapest, Hungary
- Brief Course Meters (SCM) format
- 2020 ISL Scoring Format
- Groups: Power Normal, Cali Condors, LA Present, NY Breakers
- Full Meet 1 Results (PDF)
After ISL Meet 1, the Cali Condors have one meet win over final 12 months’s defending champions, Power Normal. The present general league standings embrace the Four groups who’ve competed to date: Cali Condors, Power Normal, LA Present, and NY Breakers.
How Standings Work
At every of the 10 common season meets, groups will rating factors relative to how they end within the meet:
- 1st place – Four factors
- 2nd place – Three factors
- third place – 2 factors
- 4th place – 1 level
Not like in particular person races, there are not any jackpot factors, subsequently a staff received’t achieve further factors for profitable a match by an enormous margin. For instance, the Condors received match #1 by 103 factors, however they nonetheless solely scored Four factors within the general standings.
Jackpot factors made an enormous distinction this 12 months. On paper, Power Normal appeared to have the strongest roster however a number of wins by Caeleb Dressel, high swims by Lilly King and Molly Hannis within the 50m breast skins race, and excessive level stealing swims by Olivia Smoliga and King widened the Cali Condor’s lead. After day 1, Power Normal was solely behind the Condors by 45 factors, however jackpot swims greater than doubled that hole.
One change from final 12 months’s ISL is that there are not any divisions by continent (that we all know of). Final 12 months these continental divisions allowed the highest 2 American groups and high 2 European groups to maneuver onto the semifinals. Which means this season the highest eight groups general, no matter continent, will transfer onto the semifinals.
A second change from final 12 months is the addition of two new ISL groups, bringing the full variety of competing groups to 10.
Present Standings After Meet 1
|1st Place Finishes||2nd Place Finishes||third Place Finishes||4th Place Finishes||Standings Factors|
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