Rio Olympics 2016: In numbers

  • 27 July 2016
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The 2016 Olympics in Rio are just around the corner, with the Opening Ceremony kicking things off on 5 August.

It's a huge event, with thousands of athletes from countries all around the world taking part in lots of different sports.

Newsround's been crunching the Rio 2016 numbers...

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10,500 Number of athletes taking part in the games from all over the world

206 Number of countries competing

32 different venues in Rio, plus football matches in other cities in Brazil

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Image caption The Nilton Santos stadium will host some of the football and athletic during the Olympics

306 competitions in 42 different sports

366 Team GB athletes travelling to Rio to compete

2 new sports to compete in at the Olympics this year - golf and rugby

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Image caption Amy Tinkler (4th from the right) is the youngest member of Team GB and she'll be competing in the gymnastics

16 Age of the youngest Team GB competitor, Amy Tinkler, a gymnast

61 Age of the oldest Team GB, John Whitaker, who competes in horse jumping

7.5m tickets for spectators

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