Olympic Games

  • Olympic Games are a major international event and one of the greatest sport events featuring summer and winter sports.
  • The Olympic Games are considered to be the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating.
  • The Games are currently held biennially, with Summer and Winter Olympic Games alternating, meaning they each occur every four years.
  • Over 13,000 athletes compete at the Summer and Winter Olympics in 33 different sports and nearly 400 events.
  • The first, second, and third place finishers in each event receive Olympic medals: gold, silver, and bronze, respectively.
  • The Olympic Games over the past 50 years the most costly Games have been London 2012 (USD14.8 billion).
  • Than Rio (USD14.8 billion), Barcelona 1992 (USD11.4 billion), and Montreal 1976 (USD6 billion).
  • During the 2008 Beijing Olympics, 30.6 million people witnessed the events of the first two days, and its a record.

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