Big and Small, these figures defined Salt Lake's 2002 Winter Games

$1 (Canadian)
Buried under the ice at the then E Center by Canadian “ice technicians.” The loonie was lucky: Canada’s men and women both won gold.

Gold medals won by Australia in the first Winter Games in which a team from the southern hemisphere took first

Medals won by the United States (including 10 gold)

Nations that failed to medal

Athletes that competed in the Games

Total compensation for Utah Athletic Foundation president Colin Hilton in 2009, according to IRS documents

$6.8 million
Total money lost
(expenses over revenues) in 2009 by the Utah Athletic Foundation

$70 million
Salt Lake Organizing Committee “profits” given to the Utah Athletic Foundation to maintain Utah’s Olympic venues in perpetuity

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