YouTube, which streamed the IOC's feed of the London 2012 in Olympics in some 65 nations and provided streaming services for NBC Olympics in the United States, registered more than 231 million streams in total, the company announced today. 

At its peak YouTube provided more than half a million live streams at the same time.

Throughout the Olympics, the IOC/YouTube channel which streamed in African and Asian nations, had 72 million streams.

As the Olympics got underway, we inteviewed YouTube's brand chief Lee Hunter.  We republished that interview today.  Here is our original post.

Andy Plesser