|Beijing Summer Olympics||2008||CNY 1,000,000,000 (US$146,000,000)|
|Vancouver Winter Olympics||2010||CDN$ 1,900,000|
|London Summer Olympics||2012||GBP £nil|
|Sochi Winter Olympics||2014||US$53,150,000|
Was the Beijing Olympics a success?
Beijing has been selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, making it the first city ever to host both a Summer and Winter Games. An unprecedented 87 countries won at least one medal during the Games.
Is the Olympics losing money?
His research has led him to raise questions about the value to cities of hosting the Olympics — and influenced some cities to back away from bidding. He believes Tokyo has spent more on the Olympics than the 2019 government audit estimated and expects the Games to lose at least $35 billion.
Who profits from the Olympics?
Because the IOC is a non-profit organisation, 90 per cent of the revenues from the Games go straight back into sport and athlete development. In total, around USD 2.5 billion is put towards the staging of the Olympic Games, to ease the financial burden on the host cities.
How much do Olympians get paid?
As part of “Operation Gold,” an initiative the USOPC launched in 2017, U.S. Olympians who reach the podium receive payments of $37,500 for every gold medal won, $22,500 for silver and $15,000 for bronze. Pots are divvied up evenly to each member in team competitions, according to CNBC.
What is Michael Phelps net worth?
Twenty-three times Olympics Gold Medalist Michael Phelps has a net worth of $80 million. The American swimming legend is imminent for winning the Swimming World World Swimmer of the Year eight times.
|Name||Michael Fred Phelps II|
|Net worth||$80 million|