marcolympics
2002 Salt Lake City Winter

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accueil Due to a high demand of tickets, the total number made available was raised from 225,000 to 248,000.
A total of 836 media representatives were accredited for the Games, with several international broadcasting associations offering viewers highlight packages following the Games.

Dates: March 9-18, 2002
N.P.C. participants: 36
Number of sports: 4
Number of contests: 92
Number of athletes: 415
Men: 328
Women: 87
Media: 836
Opening: President George W. Bush
Oath: Sarah BILLMEIER
Last torch bearer: Muffy Davis et Chris Waddell
Bids towns: Östersund (SWE), Québec (CAN), Sion (SUI)