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XIX (19th) WINTER GAMES
SALT LAKE CITY, USA | February 8th - 24th, 2002


SLC, USA


Salt Lake City 2002

LIGHT THE FIRE WITHIN

On 16 June 1995 in Budapest (Hungary) during the 104th IOC Session, Salt Lake City (USA) received 54 votes (Ostersund 14, Sion 14, Quebec 7) to become the host city of the XIXth Winter Olympic Games in 2002. The SL|02 Games was the largest Olympic Winter Games in history comprising of 7 sports (15 disciplines) with 78 events (10 more than Nagano 1998) of which 41 are men's events, 34 women's and 3 mixed events (luge doubles, figure skating pairs and ice dancing). It was attended by 2527 athletes from 78 countries. The XIXth Winter Olympic Games were officially opened by George W. Bush, President of the United States of America. The Olympic Flame was lit by Mike Eruzione and the 1980 U.S. Olympic gold-medal winning men's ice hockey team.

QUADRUPLE MEDALLISTS
(1) Janica Kostelic, Croatia (Women's Alpine Skiing - 3 gold, 1 silver)
(2) Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Norway (Men's Biathlon - 4 gold)
 

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Alpine Skiing

ALPINE SKIING (10)

Luge

LUGE (3)

Biathlon

BIATHLON (8)

Nordic Combined

NORDIC COMBINED (3)

Bobsleigh

BOBSLEIGH (3)

Short Track Speed Skating

SHORT TRACK
SPEED SKATING (8)

Cross-Country Skiing

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING (12)

Skeleton

SKELETON (2) (NEW)

Curling

CURLING (2)

Ski Jumping

SKI JUMPING (3)

Figure Skating

FIGURE SKATING (4)

Snowboarding

SNOWBOARDING (4)

Freestyle Skiing

FREESTYLE SKIING (4)

Speed Skating

SPEED SKATING (10)

Ice Hockey

ICE HOCKEY (2)

 


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