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what kinds of events make up theOlympic games, and what athletics compete in them?

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What are the Olympic games about?

The Olympic games are about bringing the best athletes from around the world to compete in events. Athletes compete for the chance to win the gold medal.

How many events will be contested at the 2012 olympic games?

There will be 302 events that the athletes will compete in

Saudi Arabia Olympic events?

Saudi Arabia sent athletes to the 2008 Olympic Games to compete in Shooting, Equestrian, and Weightlifting.

Can professional athletes compete at the Olympic games?

No they can not

How many athletes compete in Olympic games?

It varies but, 10,568 competed at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games and about 2,800 athletes are expected to compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

How many US athletes compete in the 2008 olympic games?

The US has 596 athletes competing in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

How many athletes will compete in the Sochi 2014 Olympic games?

About 2,800 athletes are expected to compete at the 2014 Olympics.

How many athletes from the US participate in the Olympics?

According to the United States Olympic Committee, the US sent 613 athletes to compete in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens and 211 athletes to compete in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Turin.

Do Olympic athletes get paid for TV interviews?

No they cannot be paid if they compete in the Olympic games, they are amateurs until they are paid professionally, then they can no longer compete in the Olympic games.

How many Canadian athletes compete in the 2008 Olympic games?

Canada planned to send 331 ahtletes to compete in the 2008 olympic games

How many events are in the Winter Olympics?

Over 80 nations and 5,500 athletes compete with 87 events. In the winter Vancouver, Canada 2010 olympic games.

Why do athletes compete in olympic games today?

For international fame.

Where do the Olympic athletes compete for each event for 2010 Vancouver winter games?

Each of the Olympic athletes at the 2010 Vancouver winter games competed at events in the city and in nearby locations like Whistler and Richmond. Similar events like snowboarding and skiing where held at the same venue to minimize on travel.

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How many athletes will compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games?

Around 10,500 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) are expected to participate

What did the Athletes in the first Olympic games wear?

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What Olympic events did Caribbean Athletes participate in the 2008 Olympic Games?

they participated in the running

What decides how many athletes per country in the Olympic games?

Every country decides on its own that how many athletes it will send to olympic, first they compete before olympic and those who qulify have given chance in olympic.

What were the first Olympic games that Italy attended and in which events did they compete?

Italy competed at the first Modern Olympic Games in 1896. They sent one athlete that compete in Shooting.

How many athletes do russia have that are taking partin the 2012 olympic games?

The Russian Olympic Committee sent a total of 436 athletes to the Games, 208 men and 228 women, to compete in 24 sports.

Who was allowed to take part in the Olympic games?

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How many United States athletes will compete the 2008 olympic games in Beijing?

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