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October 27, 2017 9:43 pm

Most Will Watch at Least Some of the Olympics

Monday, August 8, 2016 @ 5:59 AM

Prince George, B.C. – Canada  wrapped up the weekend at the Olympics in Rio with two medals,  both courtesy of members of the women’s swim team.

16 year old Penny Oleksiak  of Toronto  won silver  in the women’s 100 metre butterfly last evening,  and  picked up a bronze on Saturday along with her team mates in the  women’s 4×100 metre freestyle relay.

250News wanted to know if all the bad publicity surrounding the Rio games was impacting your plans to  watch the Olympics.

Of the 789 votes cast in our unscientific poll, most (62%) said they would be watching at least some of the Games.

300 indicated  they were  totally turned off and would not watch (38%)  .

293 said they  would only watch certain sports that interest them (37%)

100 indicated they wanted to see as much competition as possible,  (13%)

73 said  they would only watch events which have Canadian athletes (9%),  while  23  (3%)said they would only  watch  the opening and/or closing ceremonies.





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