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08/02/2002 The XIX Olympic Winter Games open at Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City Olympics 2002 intro

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Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Bid Bribery Scandal (CBC)

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HUNGARY: SALT LAKE CITY USA CHOSEN TO HOST WINTER OLYMPICS 2002 (2)

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Ski Jumping - Men's K120 Team (90M) - Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympic Games

Commonly known as Salt Lake 2002, was a winter multi-sport event that was celebrated from 8 to 24 February around Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. Approximately 2,400 athletes from 78 nations participated in 78 events in fifteen disciplines, held throughout 165 sporting sessions. Utah became the fifth state in the United States to host the Olympic Games. The ceremony was officially opened by President George W. Bush.
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    • Essentials 

    • Host city selection 

    • Cost and cost overrun 

    • Records 

    • Highlights 

    • Opening ceremony 

    • Olympic emblem 

    • Theme colors 

    • Pictograms 

    • Mascots 

    • Olympic Torch and relay 

    • Olympic Cauldron 

    • Public transportation 

    • Ski industry and winter sport 

    • University of Utah expansion 

    • Immigration 

    • Employment 

    • Utah alcohol laws 

    • Bid scandal 

    • Disqualifications for doping 

    • Judging controversies 

    • Security measures