2006 Winter Olympics

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.

XX Olympic Winter Gemmes
Host ceetyTurin, Italy
MottoPassion Lives Here
Naitions pairteecipatin80[1]
Athletes pairteecipatin2,508 (1,548 men; 960 weemen)[1]
Events84 in 7 sports (15 disciplines)
Closin ceremonyFebruar 26
Offeecially appened biPreses Carlo Azeglio Ciampi[2]
Athlete's OathGiorgio Rocca[3]
Judge's OathFabio Bianchetti[3]
Olympic TorchStefania Belmondo[2]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Turin 2006—XXth Olympic Winter Games". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Torino 2006: Flame in the Tallest Cauldron". International Olympic Committee. 11 Februar 2006. Archived frae the original on 21 Februar 2011. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2007. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Olympic Daily News". The Sports Network. 10 Februar 2006. Archived frae the original on 21 Februar 2011. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2007. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)