OLYMPICS - With the 2012 Olympic Games in London getting closer by the day, we are in full-on Olympic stats mode here and @Infostrada2012. Every day from 100 days to go until the day of the London 2012 opening ceremony, we will post a statistic related to the number of days left until the Games. Click ‘Read More’ to see today’s statistic and all the other ones that we have posted so far.
96 - Success of the Games: 176 athletes competed in 1896 to more than 10,000 in 1996.
97 - 97 years ago, in 1915, the International Olympic Committee headquarters moved to Lausanne, Switzerland, where it is still located.
98 - There will be 98 male and 98 female participants in Artistic Gymnastics at the 2012 Olympic Games.
99 - Carl Lewis was the first man to win the Olympic 100m title in under 10 seconds at sea level, finishing in 9.99 seconds at Los Angeles 1984.
100 - Total medals won by China at Beijing 2008, the most ever by an Asian country at one Olympic Games.