Unless you witness the world’s fastest man shattering a world record defying science, a young gymnast inventing a new move or a previous gold medalist refusing to let an injury dictate whether he finishes the race, you may well forget the highlights of the any Olympic Games. Oh no you don’t! Over the years, it’s been proven that numbers speak louder than gold medals so we’ve put together a few facts from London’s most extravagant event to date. Ever wondered how many newts were relocated from the Olympic Park or how many meals will be served during the Games? Check out our infographic and learn a fact or two that you can impress people with over the next couple of weeks. Carly-Ann Clements
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