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I am not sure about the countries, but I will try to answer the financal part of the question. Somewhere on the internet I read, that on Olympics in Atlanta (which in were in the 1996 btw.) Americans spent 1.7 billion $ (cca. 1.5 billion € than) and on the games in London buget is 2.375 billion pounds (that is more than 3 billion €). So numbers vary a lot.

Click on the question under the 'Related Questions' link to see the 205 countries that are scheduled to participate in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

2011-09-13 01:37:12
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