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Rio opening ceremony by the numbers

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 4/08/2016

RIO OLYMPIC GAMES OPENING CEREMONY BY THE NUMBERS:

* 5000 volunteers

* 500 musicians

* 300 artists

* 200 dancers

* 20 nationalities

* 12 Samba schools

* 180 make-up artists

* 5500 costumes using 50,000 metres of fabric

* 20,000km of cables.

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