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London 2012: The Olympics by the Numbers

London SUMMER OLYMPIC BY THE GAMESHE NUMBERS 2,100 london médals will be awarded in 302 separate events. 29.4 million overseas tourists are expected to arrive in the UK for the Olympic Games and surrounding events. The London Summer Olympic Games will run from July 27, 17777 2012 until August 12, 2012 10,500 athletes from 205 countries will be competing in the summer events 2012 The Olympic Stadium which hosts the opening ceremonies will capacity of 8,000 80,000 people people will carry the Olympic Flame over 70 15,000 volunteers will be on hand for the opening ceremonies of the games. days until it arrives at the opening ceremonies. McDonald's will open a 30,000 square meter restaurant with a seating capacity of 25,000 reporters are expected to arrive in London to cover It is the largest location ever opened by the company. McDonald's the London Games. 1,500people as part of its sponsorship of the games. The Olympic Village, known as the East Village, will hold 2,800 u athlete apartments " The village will also hold 16,000 beds and 11,000 sofas. 14 million meals will be served at the Olympic Games. Officials expect the Olympic Village residents to go through 330 tons of fruits and vegetables. London Underground stations and National Rail stations will lead visitors to the Olympic Park's 6.6 million tickets were made available to purchase for the athletic events and the opening and closing ceremonies. ADMIT ONE 9 athletic venues. 120,000 rooms have been made available to the public for the London Olympics hotel. The security detail required for the games ís estimated to be nearly 23,700 people. SOURCES 1015267?localLinksEnabled=false ----- 7546567 2959VSZ

London 2012: The Olympics by the Numbers

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We’ve commissioned this infographic to show the scale of the upcoming Olympic Games in London by the numbers. There’s some interesting info there!


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