2006 Winter Olympics

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Olympic Winter Gemmes
Host ceety Turin, Italy
Motto Passion Lives Here
Nations pairteecipatin 80[1]
Athletes pairteecipatin 2,508 (1,548 men; 960 weemen)[1]
Offeecially opened bi Preses Carlo Azeglio Ciampi[2]
Athlete's Oath Giorgio Rocca[3]
Judge's Oath Fabio Bianchetti[3]
Olympic Torch Stefania Belmondo[2]

The 2006 Winter Olympics, offeecially kent as the XX Olympic Winter Gemmes, wis a winter multi-sport event which wis held in Turin, Italy frae Februar 10 tae 26, 2006. This marked the seicont time Italy hostit the Olympic Winter Gemmes, the first bein the VII Olympic Winter Gemmes in Cortina d'Ampezzo in 1956. Italy an aa hostit the Gemmes o the XVII Olympiad in Roum in 1960. Turin wis selectit as the host ceety for the 2006 gemmes in 1999.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Turin 2006—XXth Olympic Winter Games". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved April 18, 2007. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Torino 2006: Flame in the Tallest Cauldron". International Olympic Committee. February 11, 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 21, 2011. Retrieved April 18, 2007. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Olympic Daily News". The Sports Network. February 10, 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal on February 21, 2011. Retrieved April 18, 2007.