The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced yesterday its team members for competition at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The U.S. Team will include 596 athletes: 310 men and 286 women. The U.S. Team will compete in 30 sports at the 2008 Olympic Games, including the newest Olympic disciplines of bicycle moto-cross (BMX), open water swimming and women's steeplechase. The United States will also field a team in women's Field Hockey for the first time since 1996 and in Baseball for the first time since 2000. The only team events the United States will not compete in are men's field hockey and team handball.
11,028 athletes competing in the Beijing Olympics
104 athletes are competing in the Olympics games for Brazil 2012
No athletes from Fiji are competing in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Some of the athletes competing for Great Britain in the 2008 Olympics will be Penny Clark in Sailing, Julia Beckett in Swimming, and Peter Cousins in Judo. Click on the '2008 British Olympic Team' link below to visit the official British Olympic website and learn more about these and other athletes competing in the 2008 Olympics.
A total of 311 Canadian athletes will be competing in Beijing Olympics 2008.
According to the 2008 Olympics Opening parade stats, USA has 647 athletes so USA has the most athletes thus far of all the countries.
Four athletes will be competing in the Olympics under the Independent Olympic Athletes "country" with the Olympic flag.One athlete is from South Sudan, two from CuraÃ§ao, and fourth from the Netherlands.
China has the most athletes with 638 competing in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
Wikipedia lists Italy as having 284 athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
There are 410 athletes in the Australian Olympic team competing at the London 2012 olympics.
As of May 12, 2012 there are 83 Olympic athletes from Mexico in the 2012 Olympics. There are 58 men and 25 women competing in London, England
There are approximately 10500 athletes competing in the 2008 Olympic games.
Wikipedia lists Brazil as having 259 athletes competing in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games
The Australian Olympic Committee sent a total of 410 athletes to the Games to compete in 23 sports
313 athletes from Great Britain will compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Bejing, China.
Over 14,000 athletes from 205 Olympic teams and 170 Paralympic teams will be competing at the London 2012 Games.
The number of athletes competing in the 1932 Olympic games fell because the weather at Lake Placid extreme and less than half of the athletes that competed in the 1928 Olympics could attend.
There were 11 countries with only 2 members and the Netherlands Antilles and South Sudan both with 2 athletes who competed under the Olympic flag as Independent Olympic Athletes.
The Finnish Olympic Committee selected a total of 55 athletes to compete in 13 sports.
In 2012, the French Olympic Committee is fielding 330 athletes in 24 different sports; field hockey and volleyball are the only sports in which France has no Olympic representation.
Athletes competing in the Olympics must be 16 years of age or turning 16 within the calendar year.
A total of 396 Chinese athletes, 171 men and 225 women, were selected by the Chinese Olympic Committee to compete in 23 sports
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the first olympic athletes wore tunics made from Silk