Beijing Olympic Games 2008 Key Facts & Figures

I just received mass email from our HR in Europe HQ, to invites all employee to become an Olympic volunteer in Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Some of the Beijing 2008 Key Facts & Figures

The Largest Sporting Event in the World
17 Days of competition from August 8 to 24, 2008
28 Sports with 38 Disciplines and 302 Events
7 cities which are Beijing, Hong Kong, Qingdao, Tianjin, Shanghai, Shenyang, Qinhuangdao
Over 60 Olympic venues, including 37 Competition Venues
200,000 Accreditations to be issued the participants
Estimates of more than 1 million INFO2008 pages accessed by day

The People
4,000 member of IT experts managed by my company
21,600 media people of journalists, photographers and non-rights-holding broadcasters
10,500 Athletes
70,000 Volunteers
5,500 Team Officials, like coaches, assistants, medical teams, etc
650 Referees & Judges
203 National Olympic Committees
2,300 Members of the IOC, National Olympic Committees, and Federations
4 million spectators
Billion of television and internet customers

The Massive IT Infrastructure
1,000 servers
1,000 network & security devices
10,000 Computers
4,000 Printers
4,800 result system terminals, including:
2,450 CIS terminals (commentator information systems)
2,350 Intranet terminals (INFO2008)
200,000 hours of testing

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2 comments on “Beijing Olympic Games 2008 Key Facts & Figures
  1. yenny says:

    wow… was really curious which co u r working for ;P

  2. hanneng says:

    Yenny, thanks for your visit.

    🙂 if you read the Singapore English newspaper on last Wednesday, you will find out 🙂

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