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2: Times Canada has hosted an Olympics prior to 2010 (1976 Summer Games in Montreal; 1988 Winter Games in Calgary).

5: Gold medals won by Eric Heiden at the 1980 Winter Olympics. Many consider the American speed skater to be one of the greatest of all-time. 

13: Gold medals won by the Soviet Union at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, the most golds won by a nation in one Olympics. 

59: Nations that have competed at the Winter Olympics without winning a medal.

82: Nations competing at the Vancouver Winter Olympics.

86: Medal events on the 2010 Olympic Program, an increase of two (men's and women's ski cross) from the 2006 Torino Games.

216: The number of United States athletes competing in Vancouver. 

280: Total medals won by the most prolific Winter Olympic nation, Norway.

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2010 GAMES

Top 10 moments of the Games

Top 10 moments of the Games

The Olympic Winter Games produced loads of memorable moments in Vancouver, Whistler and Cypress. Here are ten that stand out.


U.S. reaches Winter Olympics peak

U.S. reaches Winter Olympics peak

The 2010 U.S. Olympic team put on a performance for the history books. When they gave out the final medals Sunday, the Americans -- for the first time since the 1932 Games in Lake Placid -- stood atop the overall medals table, with 37.

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    Bobsledding is ninety percent work and two percent bobsledding and maybe eight percent         fun. Either way, it is a lot of work.
    Bobsledder Steve Holcomb - What the athletes are saying
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