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Winter Olympics By the Numbers

Sources: CNN, Sochi Winter Olympic Games organizing committee, Russian Interior Ministry, Reuters

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    The average temperature in Sochi during February is 47 degrees. (That's the warmest on record for any Winter Games.) (Photo: AP Images)
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    The average price for lunch for one person in Olympic Park is $15.
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    During the Olympic Games, it is expected that 265,000 liters (70,000 gallons) of Borscht will be prepared and served. Borscht is a traditional Russian beet soup. (Photo: AP Images)
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    Distance the torch will travel to the Games: 40,000 kilometers. (That's more than 24,000 miles!) The torch was also the first to travel into outer space! (Photo: AP Images)
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    Expected TV Audience: 3 billion.
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    Days of Competition: 17 (plus the Opening Ceremony) (Photo: AP Images)
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    Number of security officers deployed for the game: 37,000. (Photo: AP Images)
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    Cost: The Sochi Winter Games are going to cost an estimated $51 billion dollars, including infrastructure work in and around Sochi. Russia's estimated costs prior to the Games: $12 billion.
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    Number of Sports: 15. The sports include: Alpine Skiing, Biathalon, Bobsleigh, Cross Country Skiing, Curling, Figure Skating, Freestyle Skiing, Ice Hockey, Luge, Nordic Combined, Short Track Speed Skating, Skeleton, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding and Speed Skating. (Photo: AP Images)
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    About 6,000 athletes from 85 countries will attend the Sochi Games. (AP Images)
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    Russia is spending $51 billion on the Sochi Games, topping the $40 billion China spent on the 2008 Summer Olympics -- which had more than three times more events. (Data: Bloomberg News)