Sevens by the numbers

Last updated 11:27 01/02/2013

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70,000: total fans expected over the event

250: volunteers

14: years running

20 hours: length of event

16: number of teams

19: players in New Zealand squad

9: rounds in the HSBC Sevens World Series 

23 degrees: - predicted high on both days.

4: aisles dedicated to rugby watching.

32: aisles dedicated to partying and frivolity

4: finals, including minor finals

192: players involved

$10,000: prize for supreme winner of Museum Art Hotel Costume Catwalk

68: evictions in 2012

14: arrests at the Sevens in 2012

3 months: to organise the food.

12,000: burgers served

10,000 hot dogs

20: pallets of hot chips

5,000: pies

1100: guests each day in 54 corporate boxes

5,500 meals served

$15.6 million: estimated boost for the Wellington economy

374 million: worldwide TV audience

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- The Dominion Post


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