GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Olympic Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"The first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece in 1896."

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"The United States has won more total medals (2,828) than any other country."

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"American swimmer Michael Phelps has won the most Olympic medals of any individual, with 28."

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"The Olympic Games have been hosted by 23 different countries."

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"In the 2016 Rio Olympics, 207 nations participated."

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"The Winter Olympics have been held 23 times, as of 2022."

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"The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics were the most expensive Winter Olympics ever, costing $7.9 billion."

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"The 2012 London Summer Olympics had more than 10,500 athletes from 204 countries compete."

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"The 2016 Rio Olympics were the first to be held in South America."

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"The smallest country to ever win an Olympic medal is Liechtenstein, which has won ten medals in the Winter Games."

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"Women first participated in the Olympics in 1900 in Paris."

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"There were 102 events in 7 sports at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea."

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"There were 339 events in 33 sports at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics."

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"Since 1994, the Summer and Winter Olympic Games have been held separately with a two year gap in between."

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"Tokyo 2020 was the first Olympics to be postponed and held a year later due to the Covid-19 pandemic."

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"The Netherlands won all four gold medals in speed skating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics."

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"The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics had 204 countries participating, with 87 of them winning at least one medal."

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"The 1904 Olympics in St. Louis, USA, had the lowest number of participating countries, with only 12."

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"India, despite having the second highest population in the world, has only won 9 gold medals in the history of the Olympics."

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"France has hosted the Olympic Games 5 times, the third-most of any nation."

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