10 558 participants from 201 nations.
- 10 558 participants from 201 nations. 4306 women.
- Nine nations without female representation.
- 301 events.
- Wrestling for women new event.
- Norwegian athletes won five gold medals. Best performance in 80 years.
- Greece produced first class games, after months of international scepticism.
- Price for the Games: 10 billion dollars, initially budget 3 billion dollars.
- Security actions cost 1,4 billion dollars, equal to total price for Lillehammer 1994.
- 2745 tests for doping.
- 26 athletes revealed.
- Some tests were taken before the Games.
- Three winners in athletics were deprived of their medals.