Thursday, March 4, 2010

More numbers of the Games

Media outnumbered athletes but not security personnel at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

International Olympic Committee media operations head Anthony Edgar said there were 12,365 media personnel accredited, including 2,803 written and photographic press, 2,540 host broadcasters (from Olympic Broadcast Services Vancouver) and 7,296 rights holding broadcasters.

The written and photographic press, with E-class badges, included 1,636 journalists, 90 support staff, 199 non-rights holding broadcasters, 698 photographers and 180 technicians.

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