Here are some fun numbers you can impress your friends with.
This year about 3,000 of the world’s most exceptional athletes from roughly 90 countries will vie for medals in 102 events.
4 new events have been added to the 2018 games: big air snowboarding, mixed-doubles curling, team alpine skiing and mass start speed skating.
$12 billion have been paid in right fees by NBC Universal giving it the U.S. TV and digital rights through 2032.
11 – age of the youngest Winter Olympic athlete, Great Britain’s Cecilia Colledge, who competed in ladies’ singles figure skating in 1932. The oldest? Curler Carl August Kronlund, 58, in 1924.
$6000 – Approximate StubHub ticket prices as of January for the opening ceremony front-row seats.
Norway is the country that has won the most medals, winning 329 medals over the years.