Winter Olympics 2006 | Torino, Italy

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
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Did You Know?

Nordic combined is one of three current Olympic Winter Games events that the United States has never won a medal in. (Biathlon and curling are the others.)


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The Winter Games were held in Italy once before 2006. What year?
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Sports Previews

Alpine Skiing
Bode vs. The Hermanator
A demanding combination of exertion and precision
Offspring of the toboggan
Cross-Country Skiing
The sport of the Vikings
Think shuffleboard on ice
Figure Skating
Can the Russians take all?
Freestyle Skiing
A breathtaking and creative sport
Ice Hockey
A tournament of veterans
One of the fastest Olympic sports
Nordic Combined
Long dominated by Scandinavian countries
Face first down an icy track
Ski Jumping
Once a popular attraction at ski carnivals
Very popular new sport
Speed Skating
The Olympic demolition derby


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Winter Olympics Trivia
Who has won the most medals for the United States in the Winter Olympics?
Torino Olympics
Torino, Italy, is the site of the 2006 Winter Games. The Winter Games were held in Italy once before. What year?
Winter Olympics History: Part 1
What the was first year that female athletes could compete in events other than figure skating at a Winter Olympics?
Winter Olympics History: Part 2
East Germany made its Olympic debut at which Winter Games?
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What country won the most medals at the Salt Lake City Games?




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