32k tennis balls, Michael Phelps' 18 gold medals and two new sports... it's the Rio Olympics by the numbers
Published 12/07/2016 | 12:33
The eyes of the sporting world will be on Brazil next month when the Olympic Games takes place in Rio.
Here, we look at the event in numbers:
19 - Days for which it runs, from August 3 to 21 (including the football competition, which begins two days before the opening ceremony)
37 - Venues set to host the action - 32 in Rio de Janeiro, plus five football co-host cities: Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Manaus, Salvador and Sao Paulo
206 - National Olympic Committees (countries) set to be represented at the Games
42 - Sport disciplines that will take place
Two - Sports new to this year's programme - golf, which was last at the Olympics in 1904, and rugby sevens
2,102 - The total number of gold, silver and bronze medals that will be awarded
22 - The medal haul of 31-year-old American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time who is set to compete at his fifth Games this summer
18 - The number of Phelps' Olympic medals that are gold
43 - The age of sailor Robert Scheidt, who will be the oldest member of Brazil's Olympic team and also its most decorated. Scheidt has won a medal at each of the five Olympics he has competed in, clinching gold in Atlanta 20 years ago and in Athens in 2004.
32,000 - The estimated amount of tennis balls the Games will make use of, along with 8,400 shuttlecocks and 400 footballs
80,000 - The estimated number of chairs that will be in the athletes' village, as well as 70,000 tables, 60,000 clothes hangers, 29,000 mattresses and 6,000 television sets
(Statistics source: www.rio2016.com, the official website for this summer's Olympics)