The number of athletes who attended the Winter Olympics were approximately 2800. The 2800 athletes were from 88 countries that took part in the Winter Olympics. There were about 1650 Paralympians athletes from 45 countries.
There do not have the same number in each country
There isn't a maximum number, countries may have as many athletes as they wish
At 541 they have the largest number of athletes because they are the host country. The USA with 530 is second
The country with the most athletes is Great Britain with 558 athletes.The country with the second most athletes is the United States of America, with 529 athletes.The country with the third most athletes is Russia with 448 athletes.
The Olympics qualification times is usually used as an indicator of the number of athletes to send to the Olympics.
Athletes per Country Competing in the Olympics11,028 athletes participated in the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.2,629 athletes participated in the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver.Just a handful of countries send more than 100 athletes to the game. The United States sent 596 athletes to Beijing and 215 to Vancouver.When you consider all countries participating in the games (204 countries in Beijing and 82 in Vancouver), the large majority of them are small countries that only send 5 athletes or less. So calculating the average number of athletes sent by each country, you would get a small number.
With 639 athletes, China has the most athletes in the Beijing Olympics. The country that has the most athletes that traveled to China to the Olympics would be the the US with 595 athletes.
Each event has a cap on the number of athletes a country can send..It seems that all countries have an equal chance to send the same number of athletes depending on how the athletes preform in other competitions, especially in the World Championships. For example, an Explanation of Figure Skating Allotment and Qualifications and Alpine Skiing Can be found at the related link below.
Russia enters the opening ceremony with 232 athletes of its total number of 250 qualifying athletes, which is the largest number for the participating countries in 2014 Olympics in Sochi this year.
The country with the most athletes competing in the 2012 Olympics is Great Britain. They have a total of 558 athletes.
Use the link in the "More Information" box to the right entitled "List of 2006 Winter Olympic athletes by country"
There are many counties with only one participant.
11,028 athletes participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. There were 28 sports competed in with 302 events and 906 medals.
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In the opening ceremony, the athletes from the host country enter last. In the closing ceremony, the athletes enter en masse and there is no structure as to what country's athletes enter last.
11 nations have 2 athletes
Great Britain does. 559 athletes.
USA with 579 athletes
China 638 USA 596 athletes
Yes, Mexican athletes are representing their country in a number of sports.
It varies from country to country. China has the largest Olympic team (639 athletes) while the small country of Togo will have just 1.
Great Britain, the host country, has the most athletes competing in the London 2012 XXX (30th) Summer Olympics. The United States follows second, yet pretty close to the to them in number of Olympians.