Want some fast facts on the Olympic Winter Games?
Look no further — here are some serious stats:
1: The 2014 Games in Sochi will be Russia’s first time hosting a Winter Olympics. Russia hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
3: Times Canada has hosted an Olympics (1976 Summer Games in Montreal; 1988 Winter Games in Calgary; 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver).
5: Gold medals won by Eric Heiden at the 1980 Winter Olympics. Many consider the American speed skater to be one of the greatest of all-time.
6: Winter Olympic medals won by American speed skater, Bonnie Blair, the most for any American athlete.
8: Gold medals won by Norwegian cross-country skier, Bjorn Daehlie, between 1992-1998, the most by any Winter Olympian.
10: Medals won by Americans in snowboarding’s halfpipe competition prior to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where they took four more medals in the sport.
11: Consecutive gold medals won by Russian and Soviet participants in the Pairs figure skating event between 1964-2002, the longest national win streak in a single event.
12: Medals won by Norwegian cross-country skier Bjorn Daehlie, which is the record for most medals won by a Winter Olympian.
13: Gold medals won by the Soviet Union at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan. They held the record for most gold medals in a single Winter Games until Norway tied them during the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.
14: Gold medals won by Canada in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics—beating out the Soviet Union and Norway’s previously held record of most Winter Olympic gold medals by any team.
15: Disciplines on the 2010 Olympic program: Alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, cross-country skiing, curling, figure skating, freestyle skiing, ice hockey, luge, Nordic combined, short track speed skating, skeleton, ski jumping, snowboarding, and long track speed skating.
16: Consecutive wins by the Canadian men’s hockey team from 1920-1932, the longest win streak in Olympic hockey.
18: Hours it takes on average to make one Olympic medal. All of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic medals are made from Russian materials.
20: Years between medals for American John Heaton (1928-1948, skeleton), and Swiss Richard Torriani (1928-1948, ice hockey), the longest for any multi-medal athletes.
26: Nations who won a medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games, tying the 2006 Torino Games for the highest total of any Winter Olympics.
33: Goals scored by Canada’s men’s hockey team in a 1924 game against Switzerland. It was the most lopsided hockey match in Olympic history (33-0).
37: Medals won by the United States at the 2010 Vancouver Games, the highest total for any single Winter Olympics.
39: Medals that Americans have won in Alpine skiing during the Winter Olympics.
67: Medals won by American athletes in Winter Olympics speed skating to date.
93: Winter Olympic gold medals won by the United States.
98: Medal events in the 2014 Sochi program. Twelve events have been added to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics total of 86.
131: Competitors in the 1992 men’s giant slalom event, the most for any single event in Winter Olympic history.
237: Seconds the 1994 Russian biathlon team won the women’s 4×7.5 km relay by, the largest margin of victory in an Olympic biathlon race.
313: Total medals won by the most prolific Winter Olympics nation, Norway.
807: Seconds that Per Erik Hedlund of Sweden won the 1928 men’s 50 km cross-country skiing event by. The largest margin of victory in an Olympic cross-country skiing event.
3500: Athletes competing in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and Paralympics