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SHORT AND SWEET SIDE OF THE GAMES

By The Numbers

September 16, 2000

116,000 People who took Sydney's much maligned mass transit system to opening ceremony.

12,600 Performers at the opening ceremony.

11,000 Athletes competing in the Games.

$1.4B Money spent by Sydney over the last seven years in preparation for the Games.

199 Countries represented at the Sydney Games.

154 Countries represented at the Los Angeles Summer Games of 1984.

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