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Thursday, January 05, 2006

The Turin Olympics: By the Numbers

• 17 days of competitions: from February 10 to 26, 2006;
• 15 disciplines: biathlon, bobsleigh, Nordic combined, curling, freestyle, ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating, ski jumping, Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, short-track, skeleton, luge and snowboard;
• 7 competition sites: Torino, Bardonecchia, Cesana, Pinerolo, Pragelato, Sauze d'Oulx, Sestriere;
• 3 Olympic Villages: Torino, Bardonecchia and Sestriere;
• 84 titles at stake;
• 85 National Olympic Committees;
• 2,500 athletes;
• 2,500 coaches and national team officials;
• 2,300 representatives of the IOC, National Olympic Committees and Federations;
• 650 judges and umpires;
• 10,000 media;
• 6,000 guests of sponsors;
• 1,500,000 spectators.

Source: http://www.torino2006.org/evento/content.php?idm=100098

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