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Here Are 10 Interesting Facts About the Winter Olympics


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Russia's Yevgeny Ustyugov competes during the men's biathlon 20k individual race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

Officially in the thick of the Sochi Winter Games, we thought it’d be fun to review some lesser-known facts. Do you know how much a gold medal is actually worth? What about the richest athlete competing?

This infographic from, a personal finance site, reveals the answers to those and more:

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