Who won Vancouver Olympics 2010?

Who won Vancouver Olympics 2010?

Vancouver became Canada’s third Olympic host city after winning the vote on the second ballot over PyeongChang, South Korea. But unlike the first two times the Olympic Games came to Canada when the host nation went without a gold medal, this time there were a record number of trips to the top of the podium.

Who Won gold medal 2010?

Chinese short track speed skater Wang Meng tied Bjørgen for the lead in gold medals, with three….2010 Winter Olympics medal table.

2010 Winter Olympics medals
Location Vancouver, Canada
Most gold medals Canada (14)
Most total medals United States (37)

Who got the most medals in the 2010 Winter Olympics?

It was held in Chamonix, France, from January 25 to February 4, 1924, and was a huge success. Norway topped the medals table with a total of 17, and the Scandinavian countries, which altogether captured 28 of the 43 medals awarded, dropped their previous objections.

What country won the most gold medals in 2010?

Canada finished first in gold medal wins and became the first host nation since Norway in 1952 to lead the gold medal count, with 14. Canada also broke the record for the most golds won at a single Winter Olympics, which was previously 13, set by the Soviet Union in 1976 and Norway in 2002.

Who ran the 2010 Olympics?

2010 Winter Olympics

Emblem of the 2010 Winter Olympics
Host city Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Opened by Governor General Michaëlle Jean
Cauldron Catriona Le May Doan Nancy Greene Wayne Gretzky Steve Nash
Stadium BC Place

Who won Sochi Olympics?

Slovenia won its first Winter Olympics gold medal ever, in alpine skiing. This was also the first Winter Olympic gold medal tie. Latvia won its first Olympic gold medal due to medals reallocation after the IOC retested doping samples in November 2017.

Who won the Vancouver Olympics?

Canada’s women’s ice hockey team won the gold medal by defeating the U.S. by a score of 2–0 in the event final. The men’s individual large hill event was won by Billy Demong of the U.S. It was the first Nordic combined gold medal ever won by an American.

What countries were in the 2010 Olympics?

Participating National Olympic Committees

  • Albania (1)
  • Algeria (1)
  • Andorra (6)
  • Argentina (7)
  • Armenia (4)
  • Australia (40)
  • Austria (81)
  • Azerbaijan (2)

What medals did Canada win 2010?

Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics
Competitors 206 in 15 sports
Flag bearers Clara Hughes (opening ceremony) Joannie Rochette (closing ceremony)
Medals Ranked 1st Gold 14 Silver 7 Bronze 5 Total 26
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

When were the Winter Olympics in Vancouver?

Feb 12, 2010 – Feb 28, 2010
2010 Winter Olympics/Date

How many medals did Canada win Vancouver?

14 gold medals
The U.S. finished the Vancouver Games with 37 total medals, a Winter Olympics record, and Canada’s 14 gold medals were the most in the history of the Winter Games.

Who ran the Vancouver Olympics?

Approximately 2,600 athletes from 82 nations participated in 86 events in fifteen disciplines. Both the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games were organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC), headed by John Furlong.

Who organized the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver?

Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games were organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC), headed by John Furlong. The 2010 Winter Olympics were the third Olympics hosted by Canada and the first by the province of British Columbia.

When did the 2010 Olympic Games start and end?

Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Written By: The XXI Olympic Winter Games opened in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on February 12 and closed on February 28, 2010.

Who won the 2010 Winter Olympics alpine skiing?

2010 Winter Olympics medal table. From left to right: Tina Maze of Slovenia (silver), Andrea Fischbacher of Austria (gold) and Lindsey Vonn of the United States (bronze) with the medals they earned in women’s super-G in alpine skiing.

Who designed the logo for the 2010 Winter Olympics?

Leo Obstbaum (1969–2009), the late director of design for the 2010 Winter Olympics, oversaw and designed many of the main symbols of the Games, including the mascots, medals and the design of the Olympic torches. The 2010 Winter Olympics logo was unveiled on April 23, 2005, and is named Ilanaaq the Inunnguaq.