The most important numbers brandished at the Olympics in London will be those relating to race times, distances and judge scores, but a lot more math goes into the Summer Games. Here's a look at some of the more interesting figures to keep in mind as you camp by the TV in the next few weeks.

Wild Olympic Facts By The Numbers Slideshow



The number of pounds you'd have to shell out if you wanted to buy the official London 2012 Olympic playing cards, made from stainless steel.



The number of condoms the Olympic Village in Sydney ordered for athletes. Too bad they ran out, and had to order 20,000 more.



The number of uninvited animals found around the Olympic site in London, including bats, voles and eels.


1.2 Million

The number of meals to be served at the Olympic Village canteen.



The amount, in pounds, designer Wolff Olins charged for his London 2012 logo.



The number of toilet brushes you'll find at the Olympic Village ...if you care to look.



The last year than an Olympic gold medal was actually made from gold. Now, they are silver with gold plating.



The age of the current oldest Olympian, Japan's equestrian hero Hiroshi Hoketsu. He's not the oldest ever, though. Swedish shooter Oscar Swahn was 72 when he competed in the 1920 Antwerp Games.

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