London Olympics: 302 medals to win; 2,700 footballs for use

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London Olympics in numbers
London, Jul 22: London Olympics 2012 is all set to start on July 27 and athletes from all out the world have started arriving in London for the biggest sporting spectacle.

London Olympics Special

Here are some of the key number with related to London Olympics.

302 medals are on offer for 10,490 athletes. As many as 14 million meals will be served at the Games and 45,000 meals a day at the Olympics Village.

The official website of the Games has listed out the following facts:

26 sports, 39 disciplines

34 venues

8.8 million tickets

10,490 athletes

302 medal events

21,000 media and broadcasters

19 competition days (incl Football)

2,961 technical officials

204 National Olympic Committees

5,770 team officials

5,000 anti-doping samples

Total workforce of around 200,000 people, including more than 6,000 staff, 70,000 volunteers and 100,000 contractors

600,000 pieces of luggage will be handled during the Games at Heathrow Airport, 203,000 on the busiest day (13 August) - 35% more than on a normal day

14 million meals to be served at the Games, Olympic Village will serve 45,000 meals a day

1 million sq ft of warehouse space for logistics

15,000 deliveries by 300 truck fleet

1 billion visitors expected at

1 million pieces of sport equipment are being sourced by London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)

510 adjustable hurdles for Athletics

600 basketballs

541 life jackets (Canoeing, Marathon Swimming, Rowing, Sailing and Triathlon)

2,200 dozen Tennis balls

2,700 Footballs

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