2010 Winter Olympics

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The 2010 Winter Olympics, offeecially kent as the XXI Olympic Winter Gemmes or the 21st Winter Olympics, war a major internaitional multi-sport event held frae Februar 12 tae Februar 28, 2010, in Vancouver, Breetish Columbie, Canadae, wi some events held in the suburbs o Richmond, Wast Vancouver an the University Endowment Launds, an in the resort toun o Whistler. Approximately 2,600 athletes frae 82 naitions participatit in 86 events in fifteen disciplines. Baith the Olympic an Paralympic Gemmes war bein organized bi the Vancouver Organizin Committee (VANOC), heided bi John Furlong. The 2010 Winter Olympics war the third Olympics hostit bi Canadae an the first bi the province o Breetish Columbie. Previously, Canadae hostit the 1976 Simmer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec an the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. An aa, thare war three mascots for the 2010 olympics.

Gemmes[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fifteen winter sports events war includit in the 2010 Winter Olympics. The aicht sports categorized as ice sports war: bobsled, luge, skeleton, ice hockey, feegur skeitchin, speed skeitchin, short track speed skeitchin an curlin. The three sports categorized as alpine skiin an snawbuirdin events war: alpine, freestyle an snawbuirdin. The fower sports categorized as Nordic events war: biathlon, cross-kintra skiin, ski jumpin an Nordic combined.

Nummers in parentheses indicate the nummer o medal events contestit in each sport.

2010 Olympic Winter Sports Programme

Medal table[eedit | eedit soorce]

The tap ten leetit NOCs bi nummer o gowd medals are leetit ablo. The host naition, Canadae, is heichlichtit.

  Host kintra (Canadae)

To sort this table by nation, total medal count, or any other column, click on the Sort both.gif icon next to the column title.

Rank Naition Gowd Siller Bronze Tot
1  Canadae (CAN) 14 7 5 26
2  Germany (GER) 10 13 7 30
3  United States (USA) 9 15 13 37
4  Norawa (NOR) 9 8 6 23
5  Sooth Korea (KOR) 6 6 2 14
6  Swisserland (SUI) 6 0 3 9
7  Cheenae (CHN) 5 2 4 11
7  Swaden (SWE) 5 2 4 11
9  Austrick (AUT) 4 6 6 16
10  Netherlands (NED) 4 1 3 8

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Winter Olympics

XXI Olympic Winter Gemmes (2010)
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