Ex. 10.12: Olympics – Culture
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OLYMPICS. Norway has hosted the Olympics twice, once in Oslo in 1952 and once in Lillehammer in 1994. There has been much (sometimes heated) discussion about hosting the Olympics in Norway again, but to date no bids from Norwegian cities have been submitted.
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Below is a video overview of the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in 1994 that includes highlights from opening ceremony and from several of the events, including speed skating, ice skating, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, and hockey. The Norwegian athletes performed spectacularly well in Lillehammer, so the highlights are fun to watch. Click on the image below to view the video on YouTube. Note that you will have to watch a brief commercial before the video starts.
Below are the years that the Olympics were held in Norway. Write out the numbers in words. (Textbook, p. 38)