Olympic Figures and Facts

Olympic Figures and Facts

BEIJING,CHINA (RUSHPRNEWS) AUGUST 19, 2008–These facts and figures were collected from the NBC Olympics website.

1: Number of field goal attempts by Jason Kidd in four USA bsketball games

4: Number of countries (China, United States, Great Britain and Germany) that have more gold medals than Michael Phelps

0.2: Number of seconds gap between Usain Bolt and 2nd place finisher Richard Thompson in the 100m dash final. (Tied for largest winning margin)

20: Number of years since a U.S. woman had won a medal in single sculls rowing. Michelle Guerette won a silver in Beijing.

108: Margin of victory, in pounds, for Korean super-heavyweight weightlifter Jang Mi-ran, over nearest competitor, Ukraine’s Olha Korobka..

25: Number of world records set in swimming in Beijing