The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, will be a major international multi-sport event held on February 12–28, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the resort town of Whistler, British Columbia and in the Vancouver suburb of Richmond.
Both the Olympic and Paralympic Games are being organized by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC). The 2010 Winter Olympics will be the third Olympics hosted by Canada, and the first by the province of British Columbia.Previously, Canada was home to the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary,Alberta.
Following Olympic tradition, then Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan received the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. The flag was raised on February 28, 2006, in a special ceremony, and will be on display at Vancouver City Hall until the Olympic opening ceremony. The event will be officially opened by Governor General Michaëlle Jean.
What is the estimated number of Volunteers at the games?
What is the number of tickets that are available?
How many countries will be participating in the Olympic Winter games?
Over 80 countries
What are the dates of the Paralympic Winter Games?
March 12th to 21st, 2010
What are the dates of the Olympic Winter Games?
February 12th to 28th, 2010
What is the estimated amount of media reps?
10,000 or more
How many countries will be participating in the Paralympic Winter
Over 40 countries
What is the number of officials and athletes?
What is the number of Paralympic officials and athletes?
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