1980 Winter Olympics
|Host city||Lake Placid, New York, United States|
|Athletes||1,072 (840 men, 232 women)|
|Events||38 in 6 sports (10 disciplines)|
|Stadium||Lake Placid Equestrian Stadium|
The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, United States. Another possible host city was Vancouver-Garibaldi, British Columbia, Canada. However, they withdrew before the final vote.
References[change | change source]
- "Lake Placid 1980 - The Torch". Olympics.com. December 17, 2020. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
- "Passing the test: How Charles Kerr was chosen to light the Olympic Cauldron". United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum. February 13, 2020. Retrieved 18 April 2021.
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