A Beautiful Mind… And Body
Norway, the country with the most educated people, produces more gold-winning athletes than any of the top medal-producing countries in the world.
FACT: Norway’s population is only 5 million – the smallest of the countries below.
Average Years educated
Gold Medals Won
The Cost of Winter Olympics
With a budget of $51 billion – more than twice the amount they allocate to education in a year – Russia will be host to the most expensive Winter Olympics in history
FACT: Sochi is projected to cost 1,416% more than Torino’s $3.6 billion. Check it out!
Let’s compare some Winter Olympic budgets from the past:
Age 27, USA
Age 31, USA
Age 18, USA
Crazy Neat Olympic Facts
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