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Cost of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

Guess How Much: Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

The Beijing 2008 Games are the most expensive Olympics ever held, which is saying a lot considering the Athens 2004 Games came with a hefty $16 billion price tag. China is taking its host responsibilities seriously and has come through with a memorable opening ceremony and enormous venues suitable for Olympians. All of the attention and glory comes with a price — guess how much!


Guess How Much: Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

What are the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games costing China?

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Liz4aker Liz4aker 8 years
That is insane. Good to know China has that money to throw around. How about sending some of that money back to your citizens.
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
Holy cow, that's... insane. I can't even imagine spending that much money on anything, even if it's that huge. .... It blows my mind.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
wow - if you think about the deficit over here in the US and then consider the cost of the games - you have to wonder about things. granted a lot of the $$ for the Olympics comes from endorsements - so that's got to help a bit. companies paying to have major advertising and the sort on property.
oliveoyle625 oliveoyle625 8 years
OMG, that's nuts!
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
40 BILLION!!!??? holy sh*t
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
ohh wow, darn. I wonder if Chicago gets the games will we have to shell out that much. So much the city could do with that amount of money.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
:jawdrop: Not a surprise since China wants everyone to believe that they are the best. :oy:
jesssa jesssa 8 years
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