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1976 Innsbruck Winter

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  THE XIIth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES Torche
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biathlon bobsleigh bobsleigh hockey luge
luge skating skating speed skating alpine ski slalom
giant slalom ski downhill cross country jumping ski


accueil nitially foreseen in Denver (Colorado), the Winter Game of 1976 took place in Innsbruck following the withdrawal, for political and economic reasons, following the American city.
These Games, twelve years after the Austrian city has chosen first time, gave evidence of the important evolution arisen in numerous domains touching ice sports and Winter Game, notably in the relations of the sport with the money.

DatesUS : February 4 - 15, 1976
N.O.C. participants: 37
Number of sports: 6
Number of contests: 37
Number of athletes: 1123
Men : 892
Women : 231
Volonteers :
Media :
Opening : Dr. Rudolf Kirschschläger, Republic President
Oath : Werner Delle-Karth
Oath juges : Willy Köstinger
Oath coach :
Number of lights bearer :
Last light bearer : Christl Haas (1964) et Josef Feistmantl (1976)
Bids towns : Denver (USA), Sion (SUI), Tampere/Are (FIN) et Vancouver (CAN)