How many people attend the Olympics?
According to the list of athletes on the Olympic website, 11,656 athletes are participating in this year’s Games, from Katrine Aalerud (a Norwegian cyclist) to Sylwia Zyzanska (a Polish archer). There are athletes as young as 12 years old in the Games: Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza.
How many people watched the Olympics in 2019?
Topline. Around 17 million Americans tuned into the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, according to NBC, a steep dropoff from previous Olympic Games openers, as live TV programs face an across-the-board dip in viewership this year.
How many people watched the Olympics annually?
The 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro had global audience of approximately 3.2 billion, down from 3.6 billion four years earlier.
Olympic Summer Games total global TV audience in 2008 and 2016 (in billions)*
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Will there be an Olympics in 2021?
Even though the Tokyo Games are taking place in the summer of 2021, they still will be referred to as the 2020 Olympics.
How much will Tokyo lose on the Olympics?
Before the Olympics opened in July, Tokyo 2020 organizers forecast ticket sales to plunge from an initially expected 90 billion yen ($820 million) to just a few billion yen. This would mean the loss of over 10% of the organizer’s expected 721 billion yen in total revenue from the Olympics and Paralympics.
How many people visited 2016 Olympics?
Historically, the Summer Olympics has been a massive draw for viewers. In 2016, the two-week event attracted an average of 27.5 million viewers across all NBC platforms.
Why were Olympic ratings so low?
Topline. Primetime viewership for the Tokyo Olympics plummeted more than 40% from the last Summer Games, NBC said Monday, wrapping up two weeks of competition marred by a pandemic, a 13-hour time difference and broad shifts in TV viewers’ habits.
How many viewers did the 2021 Olympics have?
The first preseason game of the 2021 season averaged 7.3 million viewers, the most watched preseason game in four years. That evening NBC’s cross-platform Olympic coverage averaged 13.3 million viewers.
Is anyone actually watching the Olympics?
And they say that about one-third of Americans have watched the Olympics somewhere on TV, and they’ve noshed (ph) about 2.5 billion minutes streaming the Olympics on their streaming service Peacock, nbcolympics.com and the NBC Sports app.
Did anyone watch the Olympics?
Viewership for NBC’s coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics continued to fall as Thursday evening delivered both the lowest-rated and least-watched day. Per overnight numbers, NBC’s Thursday night coverage aired to 10.4 million viewers and earned a 2.1 rating in the 18-49 demo.