Feb 06, 2014 · After four Olympics and a then-U.S. winter record six medals, Blair says her trip to the podium in Lillehammer for her fifth and final gold was a moment of pride and sadness. "I knew I would never

The Republic of Korea dominated Short Track Speed Skating, winning four of the six gold medals up for grabs to secure sixth place in the final medal table. The Lillehammer Games of 1994 were the only time that two Winter Games have been staged two years apart. Lillehammer Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track (Norwegian: Lillehammer Olympiske Bob- og Akebane) is a bobsleigh, luge and skeleton track located at Hunderfossen in Lillehammer, Norway, 15 kilometers (9 mi) north of the town center of Lillehammer. It was completed in 1992 for the 1994 Winter Olympics, where it hosted the bobsleigh events and luge THIS IS A BLOCK OF 4 STAMPS AS PICTURED. ~ On January 6 1994 in Salt Lake City, UT; the USPS honored the 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Alpine Skiing, Luge, Ice Dancing, Nordic Skiing, and Ice Hockey are included in these stamps. Jan 11, 2019 · 1994 Winter Olympics: Tonya Harding finishes 8th in women's figure skating Updated Jan 11, 2019; Posted Feb 25, 1994 By The Oregonian/OregonLive Mar 30, 2018 · TOKYO (AP) — The man who organized the most popular Winter Olympics 24 years ago in the Norwegian ski resort of Lillehammer says it’s too soon to return in 2026. But watch for Lillehammer in 2030. Lillehammer was the only city to bid for the games. The Norwegian Olympic Committee talked with Norwegian and regional authorities to investigate a bid and ultimately submitted a bid to the IOC. Upon the deadline for bidding, they were the only city to bid. Lillehammer hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics.

Lillehammer gained international fame as the host of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games. Since then, tourism has flourished in this Norwegian city. Skiing is excellent, of course, but even non-skiers can experience the thrill of the slopes by taking a lift to the top of Lysgårdsbakken Olympic ski jump site.

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Background image: The Norwegian town of Lillehammer, population 26,000, on Lake Mjøsa hosted the Winter Olympics just two years after Albertville, France. That moved the winter competions out of the same four-year cycle as the Summer Olympics to give them more visibility and lessen the stress on the International Olympic Committee to manage two Olympics in the same year.

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