10,700 athletes attended from 204 countries
Russia has sent competitors to most of the Olympic games
approximately how many competitors will compete at the london olympic games?
Nothing, they were in the nude.
The modern Olympic Games were first held in Athens in 1896. They were restarted by the efforts of Pierre Fredy, Baron de Coubertin and there were only 241 competitors from 14 countries.
That was the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing where 11,028 athletes competed.
There are 208 countries participating in the Beijing Olympic games in 2008.