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{February 11, 2010}   Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics – The game is about to begin!
vacouver 2010 winter olympics logo

Vacouver 2010 Winter Olympics Logo

As Vancouver Olympics 2010 are getting closer so many people are planning to visit British Columbia to see actions live. People from all over the world are preparing themselves, to cheer up their own country.

XXI Olympic Winter Games, will be a huge and major international multi-sport event, which is going to be held on February 12, 2010 up to February 28, 2010, in Vancouver, with some events held in resort town of Whistler, and in Vancouver suburb. It would be third time Canada will be hosting Winter Olympics, but first by province of British Columbia. Both Olympic and Paralympic Games are being organized by Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC).

There will be many events which will be held during 2010 winter Olympics. Events include Alpine skiing, Biathlon, Bobsleigh, Cross-country skiing, Figure skating, Freestyle skiing, Ice hockey, Luge, Nordic combined, Short track speed skating, Skeleton, Ski jumping, Snowboarding and Speed skating.

Some of the Highlights in 2010 Winter Olympic schedule include: Opening Ceremony which will begin at 6:00 pm on February 12, 2010. First Paralympic event will be men’s and ladies’ alpine skiing competitions, beginning at 9:30 am on March 13th, and final Paralympic sport event, for men’s and ladies’ will be held at 12:00 pm on March 21. Where as, final sport event of this Olympic Winter Games, is men’s gold medal hockey game which is scheduled for February 28, at 12:15 pm.

For international visitors, who are planning to attend Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, which is just around the corner. Following are some fun and interesting facts related to 2010 Olympic games.

  • This great and memorable event will be officially opened by Canadian Governor General Michaelle Jean.
  • Number of countries, who are sending Olympic athletes to Vancouver for 2010 Winter Olympic will exceed 80 countries.
  • Torch relay which has held for 2010 Winter Olympics is set to be the longest relay in Olympic history.
  • Total estimate of cost for Vancouver Olympics 2010 is currently set at $1.76 Billion.
  • Average temperature of February in Vancouver is 13.4°C (56.1°F).

With all this happening in Vancouver, Winter Olympic Games has always promise to be an event not to be missed. Proper planning and money has been used in setting up these extraordinary events which makes it memorable for them who go there and watch this event live. Book your tickets now, to this fantastic series of sports events!!

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