Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Beijing 2008 - Olympic Figures

The Beijing Olympics will kickoff on August 8 2008 at 8.08pm, a month from today. Here are some interesting stats about the main event :

11,300,000,000 - The expected figures hitting the official Olympic Website

91,000 - The capacity of the Bird's Nest stadium, expected to be sold out everyday

21,600 - The number of media who will be granted official accreditation to the Games

5,000 - The listing price for the Opening Ceremony - the most expensive ticket but this price tag has gone up many folds now thanks to the creation of black market

302 - Total number of gold medals to be awarded

30 - The listing for the cheapest ticket to the Games (softball preliminaries)

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