Ciao, Olympic venues

Ciao, Olympic venues

Summary: Here's a peek at the 2006 Winter Olympic venues, sans the 1 million spectators expected to descend upon the host city of Turin, Italy, next week.


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  • speed skating

    The Oval is a new covered structure that will host the speed skating events for men's and women's specialties. The track frozen for the rink is 400 meters long and 12.6 meters wide. The stands hold about 8,500 spectators.

  • skijump

    The ski jumping venue is located in the town of Pragelato on the right bank of the river Chisone and in front of the village Rivets. The venue consists of two Olympic jumps and three training jumps.

  • freestyle

    The freestyle competitions will be held at Sauze d'Oulx, which is located about 80 kilometers from Turin. There are two freestyle slopes, one for aerials and one for the moguls.

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