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smurphy
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Date:Feb/13/06:11:29am
This is post:61 submitted by smurphy on Feb/13/06:11:29amTORINO 2006 - XXth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES OLYMPIC FACTS...
Opening date: 10 February 2006

Closing date: 26 February 2006

Country of the host city: Italy (ITA)

Candidate cities: Helsinki (FIN), Klagenfurt (AUT), Poprad-Tatry (SVK), Sion (SUI), Zakopane (POL)

15 disciplines: Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Nordic Combined, Curling, Freestyle Skiing, Ice Hockey, Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Ski Jumping, Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Short Track Speed Skating, Skeleton, Luge and Snowboard

7 Competition Sites: Torino, Bardonecchia, Cesana, Pinerolo, Pragelato, Sauze d'Oulx and Sestriere

3 Olympic Villages: Torino, Bardonecchia and Sestriere

84 titles up for grabs

80 National Olympic Committees

2,600 athletes

2,500 coaches and national team officials

2,300 representatives of the IOC, National Olympic Committees and International Federations

650 judges and referees

10,000 media representatives

6,000 guests of sponsors

1 million spectators at events

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