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1980 Winter Olympics

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American hockey players reminisce about beating Soviet team at 1980 Winter Olympics

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SYND 26/02/80 LAKE PLACID WINTER OLYMPICS MEN'S SLALOM AND FIGURE SKATING

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XIII Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid 1980 US TV Open

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Eric Heiden - 5 Speed Skating Golds at the 1980 Olympics | Olympic Records

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27th Lancers' Olympic Triumph

The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, was a multi-sport event which was celebrated from February 13, through February 24, 1980, in Lake Placid, New York. This was the second time the Upstate New York village hosted the Games, after 1932. The only other candidate city to bid for the Games was Vancouver-Garibaldi, British Columbia, Canada, which withdrew before the final vote
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