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2012 Olympics Recap: Astonishing Facts and Figures from the London Games

August 17, 2012

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We all watched in amazement as the world's top athletes performed at their best in the 2012 Olympics. During sixteen days of glory, athletes of all shapes, sizes, ages and origins won medals, set records and accomplished feats that captured the imagination of a huge world audience. Thousands of fans poured into Olympic venues to witness history and spend money in record amounts.

The epic event has come and gone, and we have to wait four long years for our next Summer Olympics fix. Meantime, take a look at the infographic below, highlighting some of the facts and figures that made this summer's experience so amazing. You can also head over to our Olympics page to check out the training behind some of the world-class performances you saw.

Olympics Infographic


Josh Staph
- Josh Staph is the Senior Vice President, Content at STACK Media and joined the company shortly after it was founded in 2005. He graduated from...
Josh Staph
- Josh Staph is the Senior Vice President, Content at STACK Media and joined the company shortly after it was founded in 2005. He graduated from...
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