The Tokyo Olympics are underway, with an Opening Ceremonies unlike any in recent memory. There were 68,000 empty seats at the ceremonies, and there were stripped-down delegations from the competing nations, but the competitions themselves will be robust affairs.

As the competitions begin, here are a few factoids that you can pull out to wow your friends at your nightly Olympic watch parties.

(Nightly Olympic watch parties are a thing, right?)

What to know

  • How many athletes are participating in the Olympics?
  • How many countries are participating in the Olympics?
  • How many events and medals are there at the Olympics?
  • Which country has the largest contingent of Olympic athletes?
  • Which country has the smallest contingent of Olympic athletes?
  • Which Olympic event features the most athletes?