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Select a region to locate the nations competing in the Vancouver Olympics

Nations at a Glance

Canada hosts the Olympic Winter Games for the second time in history. The XXI Olympic Winter Games come to Vancouver 22 years after Calgary hosted the XV Olympic Winter Games in 1988. Vancouver will mark the third overall appearance of Canada as host (the Games of the XXI Olympiad were held in Montreal in 1976).

At the 2010 Vancouver Games, over 2,600 athletes from 82 nations will take part, the most ever for a Winter Olympics. Five nations are making their Winter Olympic debut in Vancouver: Cayman Islands, Colombia, Ghana, Montenegro and Pakistan.

Explore & Compare

Explore & Compare

How many golds did the U.S. win at the 1980 Lake Placid Games? How do Norway, Sweden and Finland match up from Olympics to Olympics? Explore and compare medal standings through the years.

2010 Medal Standings

CountryGOLDSILVERBRONZETotal
CANUSA9151337
CANGER1013730
CANCAN147526
CANNOR98623
CANAUT46616

Today's Spotlight

Switzerland won six gold medals at the Vancouver Games, the most ever for the Swiss at one Winter Olympics.

Host Nation: Canada

Vancouver, Canada, will host the 21st Olympic Winter Games. The nation of Canada ranks 7th in the all-time Winter Olympic medal standings. 

Parade of Nations

Parade of Nations

Parade of Nations

Images of the Parade of Nations at the 2010 Olympic Opening Ceremony.

Parade of Nations: U.S. delegation

Parade of Nations: U.S. delegation

Images of the U.S. delegation at the Opening Ceremony on Feb. 12.

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