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Who opened the 2010 Olympics?

Who opened the 2010 Olympics?

With 14, Canada broke the record for the most gold medals won at a single Winter Olympics, which was 13, set by the Soviet Union in 1976 and Norway in 2002….2010 Winter Olympics.

The 2010 Winter Olympics logo, named Ilanaaq the Inukshuk
Host city Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Opened by Governor General Michaëlle Jean

When did Vancouver host the Olympics?

In February and March of 2010, Vancouver took its place on the world’s stage by hosting the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Games were a rare opportunity for Vancouver to create an amazing and memorable experience for locals, visitors, and athletes.

Who carried the Olympic torch in 2010?

People who have lit the Olympic cauldron

Games Location Lighter
2008 Summer Beijing Li Ning
2010 Winter Vancouver Steve Nash (indoor cauldron)
Nancy Greene Raine (indoor cauldron)
Wayne Gretzky (indoor & outdoor cauldrons)

Where did the 2010 Olympics take place?

Vote for Vancouver The city of Vancouver was elected host city of the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010 at the 115th IOC Session in Prague on 2 July 2003.

Who won 2010 Olympics?

Athletes from Slovakia and Belarus won the first Winter Olympic gold medals for their nations. Cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen from Norway won five medals (three gold, one silver, one bronze), more than any other athlete….VANOC.

Nation Totals (26 nations)
Gold 86
Silver 87
Bronze 85
Total 258

Who won Vancouver 2010 Olympics?

Vancouver became Canada’s third Olympic host city after winning the vote on the second ballot over PyeongChang, South Korea. But unlike the first two times the Olympic Games came to Canada when the host nation went without a gold medal, this time there were a record number of trips to the top of the podium.

Will Vancouver host another Olympics?

A 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games that encompasses more of B.C. than the Lower Mainland and a ski resort town will be part of John Furlong’s pitch to the Vancouver Board of Trade on Friday.

How is winter in Vancouver?

Climate – Vancouver (Canada) Winter, from December to February, is quite cold, in fact, the maximum temperature ranges between 6 °C and 8 °C (43 °F and 46 °F), but compared to the rest of Canada, it’s much milder. The temperatures are similar to those of cities such as London and Paris.

How much is a 2010 Olympic torch worth?

If you ran with a torch for the 2010 Games it’s still worth something Chark estimates the value at about $1,000. However, it’s more about the memories you collected than the stuff and memories are invaluable.

Who carried the Olympic torch 2021?

player Naomi Osaka
Japan’s tennis player Naomi Osaka carries the Olympic torch in the Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in Tokyo, on July 23, 2021. Osaka was born in Japan to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father. Her family moved when Osaka was 3 to New York, eventually settling in Florida.

Who won the most medals in 2010 Olympics?

United States
2010 Winter Olympics medal table

2010 Winter Olympics medals
Most gold medals Canada (14)
Most total medals United States (37)
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How much money did the 2010 Winter Olympics make?

Sports-related costs for the Summer Games since 1960 is on average US$5.2 billion and for the Winter Games $393.1 million dollars….Table.

Host City Vancouver Winter Olympics
Year 2010
Total Costs US$ 6,400,000,000
Profit/Loss CDN$ 1,900,000