Turin 2006
With a population of more than 900,000, Turin became the largest city ever to host the Olympic Winter Games. A record 2,508 athletes from 80 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) competed and 26 NOCs took home medals, another record. For the first time, live video coverage of the Games was available on mobile phones. Video coverage was available in 18 countries on five continents.

In another first, television viewers in Mongolia and Azerbaijan were also able to watch all the action. Surfing the internet for results proved popular too, with torino2006.org registering approximately 700 million page views.
XX - Winter Olympic Games  Turin 2006
Opening Ceremony 10 Feb 2006
Closing Ceremony 26 Feb 2006
Host City Turin
Country Italy
Nations Participating 80
Athletes Female 960 Male 1548
Events 84
Disciplines 4
Volunters 18000
Media 9408
Asian Medal Standings
Rank Country G S B T RT
1 KOR Korea
6 3 2 11 1
2 CHN China
2 4 5 11 1
3 JPN Japan
1 0 0 1 3

    Total: 9 7 7 23  
Legend
G - Gold      S - Silver      B - Bronze     T - Total      RT - Rank by Total
Note
Rank by Total is calculated by total number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.
  

Emblem

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Emblem, Turin 2006

The 2006 Olympic Winter Games emblem portrays the unmistakable silhouette of t

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