Quick Answer: How much did the 1936 Olympics cost?

Host City Year Total Costs
Amsterdam Summer Olympics 1928 $1,183,000
St. Moritz Winter Olympics 1928 CHF706,000
Los Angeles Summer Olympics 1932
Berlin Summer Olympics 1936 $30,000,000

How much did the 1912 Olympics cost?

King Gustaf V was petitioned on 6 May 1909 following the publication of preliminary plans for the Stockholm bid that the expected cost of hosting the Games would be 415,000 kronor (£23,050 or $115,250).

How much did the Sydney Olympics cost?

The 2000 Sydney Olympics cost roughly $6.5 billion, not including infrastructure developments.

How much was the most expensive Olympics?

The official price tag for the Tokyo Olympics in $15.4 billion US, which a University of Oxford study says is the most expensive on record. But several Japanese government audits say the real outlay for the Tokyo Games is even more than the official figure, perhaps twice as much.

Did Jim Thorpe’s shoes get stolen?

Before the second day of decathlon, Jim Thorpe’s shoes were stolen. Hastily, he found two different shoes lying in a garbage can to compete with. (One of them was too big, so he wore an extra sock to make it fit.) Thorpe won the high jump, then won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 15.6 seconds.

Do Olympians get paid?

However, most Olympic medal winners do receive a cash reward from their home Olympic committee. The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee pays members of Team USA $37,500 for each gold medal they win, $22,500 for every silver, and $15,000 for a bronze.

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Did Sydney Olympics make a profit?

The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games experienced the biggest net loss recorded at approximately US$2 billion.


Host City Sydney Summer Olympics
Year 2000
Final Operating Budget A$6,600,000,000
Total Costs A$3,000,000,000 (A$363,5000,000 borne by the public)
Profit/Loss US$2.1 billion

Why did US participate in 1936 Olympics?

He believed that American participation in the Berlin Games meant “giving American moral and financial support to the Nazi regime, which is opposed to all that Americans hold dearest.” In the end Mahoney was overruled by the athletes, who narrowly voted to participate.

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