Winter Olympics Fun Facts

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Can you name the Winter Olympics Fun Facts?

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QuestionAnswerYear/Place
How many straight golds had the Soviet Ice Hockey team won before they lost to the USA?1980 Lake Placid, USA
The 1960 olympics ceremonies were produced by this well-known man.1960 Squaw Valley, USA
Who was asked to bring snow to the olympics in 1964?1964 Innsbruck, Austria
Alpine Skier Jure Franko won this nation its first olympic medal when he took silver in the Giant Slalom1984 Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
Jean-Claude Killy was the second man to sweep all the events in what sport?1968 Grenoble, France
What is the smallest nation to produce an olympic gold medalist?1980 Lake Placid, USA
After winning the women's 1000 meter speed skating event, Christa Rothenburger went on tho win what summer olympic event that same year?1988 Calgary, Canada
QuestionAnswerYear/Place
At 16 years old, this Finnish ski jumper became the youngest Winter Olympic Champion when he won all the events in his sport.1992 Albertville, France
Ukraine's first olympic title went to Oksana Baiul who won what event?1994 Lillehammer, Norway
Despite the fact that they could use their many NHL players for the first time, neither Canada nor the USA won the ice hockey gold in 1998. Who did?1998 Nagano, Japan
What country won both the men's and women's ice hockey golds in the same year?2002 Salt Lake City, USA
Duff Gibson became the oldest athlete to win a Winter Olympic gold medal in an nindividual event. He won the skeleton event at what age?2006 Turin, Italy
In what year did they decide to stagger the Winter and Summer Olympic games1994 Lillehammer, Norway

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