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2014 Sochi Olympic Games By The Numbers

2014 SOCHI OLYMPIC GAMES BY THE NUMBERS 2oiyo0 W GETTING TO KNOW SOCHI 150th 92 42.8 343,000: Population 42.8 F: Avg. Feb temp - The warmest Winter host city 92 Miles: Longest city in Europe 150th: Anniversary of the Circassian genocide same as Rockford, Ill. (148th U.S. city) PREPPING FOR PRIMETIME $51 21 $25 B $51 billion: Record-setting cost of the Sochi Games More expensive than all 21 Winter Games combined Amount politicians claim lost to theft 1,000s $8.7 billion: New railroad from Sochi to mountains 9 cm thick road paved with shredded Louis Vuitton bags Stray dogs ordered to be killed FROM TORCH RELAY TO MEDAL STAND 1,300 40.389 40,389 miles: Record distance traveled by the torch to Sochi Ist: Time the Olympic torch has ventured into space 1,300: Olympic medals have been made 18 hrs: Time it takes to make one Olympic medal 1.014 – 1.171 lbs: Weight of the medals SECURITY $2 BILLION WANTED 100,000 4 “Black Widow" suspects being hunted $2 billion: Price tag for security at the 2014 Games 100,000: Russian security officers 57% 2. U.S. warships parked just oft the Sochi coast Ist Time: Background checks on spectators 57% Of Americans think an attack is likely THE GAMES 55%: 3 Mascots: Polar Bear, Hare, Leopard 3,000: Athletes in 98 medal events 55%: Fewer sports than Summer Games 22 ft: 1st: Year women will compete in ski jumping 22 ft: Height of the snowboard half-pipe's walls THE TELECAST $1.05 85hrs: NBC BILLION $775 million: Amount NBC paid for the rights 85hrs: Of daily TV coverage over 18 days $1.05 billion: Expected ad sales revenue NBC $851 million 2,300 Previous ad sales record (Torino) NBC employees sent to Sochi TRAVEL 2014 70% $300: $10.5k: ORET $10.5k: Average price tag for a week-long trip 18 hrs: Flight time from New York to Moscow $300: Cost of a Visa to enter Russia 70%: of tickets purchased by Russians PRESENTED BY WALLETHUB The data in this report is based on WalletHub projections as well as information from the International Olympic Committee, the U.S. Olympic Committee, the U.S. Census Bureau, NBCUniversal, news reports,, AdWeek, and Esquire Russia. Wallet Hub® 20iy

2014 Sochi Olympic Games By The Numbers

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A look at the numbers that make up the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games


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