Big and Small, these figures defined Salt Lake's 2002 Winter Games

$1 (Canadian)
Buried under the ice at the then E Center by Canadian “ice technicians.” The loonie was lucky: Canada’s men and women both won gold.

2
Gold medals won by Australia in the first Winter Games in which a team from the southern hemisphere took first

34
Medals won by the United States (including 10 gold)

53
Nations that failed to medal

2,399
Athletes that competed in the Games

$190,000
Total compensation for Utah Athletic Foundation president Colin Hilton in 2009, according to IRS documents

$6.8 million
Total money lost
(expenses over revenues) in 2009 by the Utah Athletic Foundation

$70 million
Salt Lake Organizing Committee “profits” given to the Utah Athletic Foundation to maintain Utah’s Olympic venues in perpetuity

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