OLYMPIC SPORTS TRENDS
Get ready for a summer of sport with Shutterstock. Driven by data, our 2016 Olympics infographic is a celebration of the world's most searched for sports.
THE WORLD'S BIGGEST OLYMPIC SPORTS
The 10 most popular sports based on image and footage searches.
OLYMPICS VS PARALYMPICS
Searches for Olympics and Paralympics begin 2 years prior to the Games.
TOTAL SEARCHES FOR OLYMPICS
TOP 4 OLYMPIC ASSOCIATED TERMS RANKED BY NUMBER OF SEARCHES
TOTAL SEARCHES FOR PARALYMPICS
THE OLYMPICS IN NUMBERS
Taking place over 17 days in August, the Olympic Games bring the world together.
10,500 ATHLETES ARE COMPETING FROM 206 COUNTRIES IN 2016
ATHLETES COMPETE IN 306 MEDAL EVENTS ACROSS 42 SPORTS
THE 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES WERE SEEN BY 3.6 BILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE
ALMOST 100,000 HOURS FROM THE 2012 OLYMPICS WERE STREAMED OR BROADCAST
RIO ON THE RISE
Excitement for the Rio Olympics has been building since the London Olympics in 2012, with a huge increase in searches.
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