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2002 Salt Lake City Winter

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  THE XIXth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES Torche
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biathlon bobsleigh curling hockey luge patinage artistique patinage vitesse patinage vitesse - piste courte
skeleton ski acrobatique ski alpin combine nordique ski de fond saut a ski surf des neiges


accueil The city of Salt Lake City was designated for organized the XIX games of winter of 2002 by the international Olympic comity June 16 1995 facing some cities like Quebec Sion and Ostersund. It will be the first time that the state of Utah is going to organize the games in the sanctuary of the religion Mormon with notably their center of genealogy.

DatesUS : February 8 - 24, 2002
N.O.C. participants: 77
Number of sports: 7
Number of contests: 78
Number of athletes: 2399
Men : 1513
Women : 886
Volonteers : 22000
Media : 8730
Opening : George W. Bush, US President
Oath : Jim Shea
Oath juges : Allen Church
Oath coach :
Number of lights bearer :
Last light bearer : L'équipe américaine de hockey sur glace, médaille d'or en hockey à Lake Placid en 1980
Bids towns : Östersund (SWE), Québec (CAN), Sion (SUI)