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XX (20th) WINTER GAMES
TORINO, ITALY | February 10th - 26th, 2006


Torino, ITA


TORINO - The capital of Piedmont, 239 meters above sea level, covers a total area of 130.17 Km and has about 1 million inhabitants. Torino, city of industry, commerce, culture and arts, is more and more oriented towards high value-added tertiary industry within Europe.

XXth (20th) WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES
XX Giochi Olimpici Invernali
TURIN / TORINO, ITALY
FEBRUARY / FEBBRAIO 10 - 26, 2002
www.torino2006.org

On 19 June 1999 in Seoul (South Korea) during the 109th IOC Session, Turin, Italy received 53 votes (vs. Sion 36) to become the host city of the XXth Winter Olympic Games in 2006. The Torino 2006 Games will have 7 sports (15 disciplines) with 78 events of which 41 are men's events, 34 women's and 3 mixed events (luge doubles, figure skating pairs and ice dancing).

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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)

 

TENTATIVE VENUES
and distances from Torino

Alpine Skiing

Bardonecchia (90km), San Sicario (90km), Sestriere (95km)

Biathlon

San Sicario

Bobsleigh

Oulx (76km)

Cross-Country Skiing

Pragelato (82km)

Curling

Corso Tazzoli (Torino)

Figure Skating

Palavela (Torino)

Freestyle Skiing

Sauze d'Oulx (83km)

Ice Hockey

Torino & Pinerolo (44km)

Luge

Oulx

Nordic Combined

Pragelato

Short Track Speed Skating

Palavela (Torino)

Skeleton

Oulx

Ski Jumping

Soucheres Hautes (Pragelato)

Snowboarding

Bardonecchia

Speed Skating

Torino

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