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Winter Olympic Games

The first Winter Olympic games were held in 1924. Today they are held every four years, alternating with the Summer Olympics.

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What happens if there is NO snow during the Winter Olympics?

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If there is no snow during the Winter Olympics, the event may need to be postponed, canceled, or moved to a different location with suitable snow conditions. Organizers may also have contingency plans in place, such as using artificial snow or adjusting the competition schedule to accommodate for the lack of natural snow.

Is Winter Olympics capitalized in a sentence?

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Yes, "Winter Olympics" should be capitalized in a sentence as it is a proper noun referring to a specific event and is a title of an event.

What records were broken at the 2010 Olympics?

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At the 2010 Olympics, Canada set a record for the most gold medals won by a host nation with 14 gold medals. Additionally, Canada also set a new record for the most gold medals won in a single Winter Olympics by a country.

What characters will be in Mario and sonic at the winter olympic games?

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There sixteen characters in the game - eight Mario and eight Sonic. They are:

  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Peach
  • Daisy
  • Yoshi
  • Bowser
  • Wario
  • Waluigi
  • Sonic
  • Shadow
  • Dr Eggman
  • Tails
  • Blaze
  • Amy
  • Vector
  • Knuckles

Where was the 1928 winter Olympics held at?

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There was no Winter Olympics held in 1918.

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games?

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The first Winter Olympics ever held were in Chamonix, France in the year 1924.

Why weren't the winter Olympics held in 1996?

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because they are held every 4 years - 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010

How many olympic medals has Israel won?

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9 ... 1 gold, 1 silver, 7 bronze.

Gold -

1) Gal Fridman - men's windsurfer sailing at the 2004 Games in Athens.

Silver -

1) Yael Arad - women's half-middleweight class judo at the 1992 Games in Barcelona.

Bronze -

1) Shay-Oren Smadga - men's lightweight class judo at the 1992 Games in Barcelona.

2) Gal Fridman - men's windsurfer sailing at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.

3) Michael Kolganov - men's 500 meter singles kayaking at the 2000 Games in Sydney.

4) Arik Ze'evi - men's half-heavyweight class judo at the 2004 Games in Athens.

5) Shahar Zubari - men's windsurfer sailing at the 2008 Games in Beijing.

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How many syllables are on it was on winter?

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Do you mean winter is finally here? That has seven syllables. Win-ter is fi-nal-ly here. Winter if finally here also has seven syllables. It just doesn't make sense.

Where was the 1910 winter Olympics?

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The 21st Winter Olympics, will be held from February 12 to February 28, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with some events held in Whistler, British Columbia.

Who won ladies figure skating at 1998 winter Olympics?

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Tara Lipinski. She is still the youngest woman ever to have won the Olympic gold medal in figure skating, at age fifteen.

Which country has won the most medals at any winter Olympics?

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Norway won the most overall medals and tied for the most gold medals in the 2018 Winter Olympics.

  1. Norway - 39 medals (14 gold, 14 silver, 11 bronze)
  2. Germany - 31 medals (14 gold, 10 silver, 7 bronze)
  3. Canada - 29 medals (11 gold, 8 silver, 10 bronze)
  4. United States - 23 medals (9 gold, 8 silver, 6 bronze)
  5. Netherlands - 20 medals (8 gold, 6 silver, 6 bronze)

Has Lance Armstrong competed in the winter Olympic games since 1992?

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No.

Lance Armstrong has never competed in the Winter Olympics. He did compete in the Summer Olympics in 1992, 1996, and 2000 and won a bronze medal in men's individual time trial cycling at the 2000 Games.

Which modern summer Olympic sports are the most watched?

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Most Watched Summer OlympicsThe most watched Summer Olympic Sport has to be the basketball games. Because all of the stars that are playing for the teams are mostly in the NBA. When watching these stars play in the Olympics you can see them playing their hearts out for their countries.

Host of 20th winter Olympics in 2006?

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The first Olympic Winter Games took place between January 25 and February 4, 1924, and were held in Chamonix, France. Sixteen countries participated in the games. The events in the games were as follows:

  • Bobsleigh
  • Curling
  • Figure skating
  • Ice hockey
  • Military patrol
  • Nordic skiing (Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, Ski jumping)
  • Speed skating

Norway topped the medals table, with 4 golds, 7 silvers, and 6 bronzes.

What are the 26 sports in the Olympics?

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* Air sports * Bandy * Baseball * Billiard sports * Boules * Bowling * Bridge * Chess * Climbing * Cricket * DanceSport * Golf * Karate * Korfball * Lifesaving * Motorcycle sport * Netball * Orienteering * Pelote Basque * Polo * Powerboating * Racquetball * Roller sports * Rugby * Softball * Squash * Sumo * Surfing * Tug of war * Underwater sports * Water skiing * Wushu

What are 5 sports in the winter olympics?

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Speed skating, figure skating, curling, and ice hockey.

Has Australia won medals at past winter Olympics?

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One gold medal in Turino, Italy and one bronze medal

When did Calgary host the winter Olympics?

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Calgary host the Olympics in 1988 and events were held in venue in or around Calgary.

Who are some famous athletes in the winter Olympics?

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1) Bjørn Dæhlie, cross country skier from Norway - holds the Winter Olympics record for most gold medals won (8) and most total medals won (12 - 8 gold and 4 silver).

2) Eric Heiden, speed skater from the United States - holds the Winter Olympics record for most gold medals won (5) in a single Olympics (1980 Games in Lake Placid).

3) Raisa Smetanina - cross country skier from USSR - won medals in 5 consecutive Winter Games (1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992).

4) Cecilia Colledge, figure skater from the United States - youngest competitor ever at the Winter Games. She placed 8th in ladies singles at the 1932 Games in Lake Placid at the age of 11 years, 73 days.

5) Carl August Kronlund, curler from Sweden - oldest medallist ever at the Winter Games. He won a silver medal with Sweden's curling team at the 1924 Games in Chamonix at the age of 58 years, 155 days.

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