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Soccer breaks attendance record at 2008 Games
August 26th, 2008 7AM

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[OLYMPICS] Men's and women's soccer games at the 2008 Olympic Games drew a total attendance of 2.14 million, making soccer the biggest draw at the Games and setting a record for soccer attendance at the Olympics. USA-hosted Olympics in 1984 and 1996 held previous soccer attendance records. For Olympic soccer attendance history. ...

OLYMPIC SOCCER ATTENDANCE HISTORY
Men

BEIJING 2008
1,397,448 (32 games) average: 43,670

ATHENS 2004 (includes men/women doubleheaders)
430,279 (39 event days) average: 11,033

SYDNEY 2000 (includes men/women doubleheaders)
1,075,136 (35 event days) average: 30,178

ATLANTA 1996 (includes men/women doubleheaders)
1,350,283 (33 event days) average: 40,918

BARCELONA 1992
466,300 (32 games) 14,572

SEOUL 1988
733,712 (32 games) average 22,929

LOS ANGELES 1984
1,423,613 (32 games) 44,488

OLYMPIC SOCCER ATTENDANCE HISTORY
Women


BEIJING 2008
740,014 (26 games) average 28,462

ATHENS 2004 (includes men/women doubleheaders)
430,279 (39 event days) average 11,033

SYDNEY 2000 (includes men/women doubleheaders)
1,075,136 (35 event days) average 30,178

ATLANTA 1996 (includes men/women doubleheaders)
1,350,283 (33 event days) average 40,918

* Total attendance men and women's soccer at Beijing 2008: 2,137,462. Average: 36,853.
* Women's soccer made its Olympic debut in 1996.



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