The Summer Games in Rio will kick-off their Opening Ceremonies tomorrow (8/5) night in Rio.  


Rio De Janeiro Prepares For 2016 Summer Olympics
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Inside the Olympic Numbers: NBC will be dedicating 6,000 hours of coverage to the Olympics this year.  They paid $1.2 billion for the rights to the games and had already made $1 billion in advertising.  It's estimated that 3.6 billion people will watch the Olympics.

Medals: 4,924 medals will be handed out.

Security: 85,000 security guards are watching over fans and athletes. Security costs are expected to reach $895 million.

While you sit back and try to figure out what a Yurchenko Vault is, here are some of our Colorado athletes to cheer on.



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