Cost of hosting the Winter Games

02.21.18

Cities around the world compete to receive the honor of hosting the Olympic Games. However, data shows that every Olympics since 1960 has gone over budget. This year in PyeongChang, South Korea, its economic story is being spun. Let’s take a look at the financial outlay for the past four Winter Olympics.

Cost of the Winter Games Infographic

CNN. (December 8, 2017.) 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics Fast Facts.

HowMuch.net. (August 31, 2016.) The Olympic Games Always Go Over Budget, in One Chart (1968-2016).


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