With the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, in full swing, WalletHub released its 2018 Winter Olympics By The Numbers report, which includes an awesome infographic as well as commentary from a panel of leading sports experts.
Some of the interesting statistics in the infographic include:
•$13 Billion: Estimated cost of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, 4x less than the record-setting 2014 Sochi Games.
•$19.6 Million: Was spent on cybersecurity and X-ray screening for the PyeongChang Games.
•$4,683: Average price of a week-long trip to PyeongChang for the Olympics.
•242: Athletes on the U.S. team – a record for any country in the Winter Olympics.
•169: Russian athletes received a special exemption to compete after Russia was banned from the 2018 Olympics due to a doping scandal.
To see all the fascinating numbers in infographic form, click here.