U.S. survey 2012: favorite Olympic events among Americans in the United States

What is your favorite Olympic event?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 20, 2012
U.S. survey 2012: favorite Olympic events among Americans in the United States The statistic shows the results of a survey carried out in order to find which Olympic sport event is most popular among Americans in 2012. In this year, swimming came out on top with 21 percent of respondents citing it as their favorite sport event. Gymnastics came in at second place with 15 percent.
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What is your favorite Olympic event?

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Percentage of respondents
Swimming21%
Gymnastics15%
Basketball12%
Track and Field11%
Football (soccer)8%
Volleyball5%
Archery2%
Badminton2%
Boxing2%
Cycling2%
Diving2%
Hockey2%
Shooting2%
Table Tennis2%
Equestrian2%
Water Polo2%
Fencing1%
Judo1%
Rowing1%
Sailing1%
Synchonized Swimming1%
Triathlon1%
Weightlifting1%
Wrestling1%
Percentage of respondents
Swimming21%
Gymnastics15%
Basketball12%
Track and Field11%
Football (soccer)8%
Volleyball5%
Archery2%
Badminton2%
Boxing2%
Cycling2%
Diving2%
Hockey2%
Shooting2%
Table Tennis2%
Equestrian2%
Water Polo2%
Fencing1%
Judo1%
Rowing1%
Sailing1%
Synchonized Swimming1%
Triathlon1%
Weightlifting1%
Wrestling1%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 20, 2012
The statistic shows the results of a survey carried out in order to find which Olympic sport event is most popular among Americans in 2012. In this year, swimming came out on top with 21 percent of respondents citing it as their favorite sport event. Gymnastics came in at second place with 15 percent.
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