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2018 Winter Olympics By Numbers (INFOGRAPHIC)

Today launches day one of the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Check out these interesting facts and statistics in the infographic provided by our pals at personal finance website WalletHub:

$13 Billion: Estimated cost of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, 4x less than the record-setting 2014 Sochi Games.

$19.6 Million: Was spent on cybersecurity and X-ray screening for the PyeongChang Games.

$4,683: Average price of a week-long trip to PyeongChang for the Olympics.

242: Athletes on the U.S. team – a record for any country in the Winter Olympics.

169: Russian athletes received a special exemption to compete after Russia was banned from the 2018 Olympics due to a doping scandal.