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Parra stuns Dutch with silver medal in 5,000 meters

...Trade Center flag in the opening ceremony of the Salt Lake City Games. Now, he's an Olympic medalist. Parra stunned...got the Americans off to a rousing start in the Salt Lake City Games, where they hope to bring home more speedskating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/10/oly_332655.shtml
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Jamaican bobsled team qualifies for Olympics, faces hurdle

...trying to raise as much as $80,000 in the next couple weeks.Watts was 28th in the two-man event at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games with Lascelles Brown, now one of Canada's top push athletes. BOBLSED: In Igls, Austria, Steven Holcomb won...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-18/jamaican-bobsled-tea
Salt Lake City has viable Olympic facilities over a decade later

...Kearns, where speedskating was held during the Salt Lake City Games, is still a valued part of the community. So is...team) were growing up in this area during the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. They were inspired to go for the gold, and the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-27/salt-lake-city-has-viabl
Zhang Hong pulls stunner to give China its first speedskating gold

...middling results.But her time broke the track record and just missed the Olympic mark set by Chris Witty at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.Wust took the silver in 1:14.69, while Dutch teammate Margot Boer earned bronze in 1:14.90.Hong's winning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-13/zhang-hong-pulls-stunner
IOC president Thomas Bach is sure Olympics will go smoothly

...this is the last thing we all want to do."Bach said the security operation was comparable to that for the 2002 Salt Lake City Games, held just a few months after the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks in the U.S."There was very heavy security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-03/ioc-president-thomas-bac
Bombings spark concerns about Olympic security

...terrorist group invaded the Olympic village and killed 11 Israeli athletes.Security rose to a new level at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games, only five months after the Sept. 11 attacks. Improvements in technology, along with ever-present threats...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-30/bombings-spark-concerns-
Jilleanne Rookard skates to easy win at US trials in 3,000-meter

...of what I've done."The trials are being held at the Utah Olympic Oval, site of speedskating during the 2002 Salt Lake City Games. The men competed in the 5,000 later Friday, with three spots available for the Olympic team.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2013-12-27/jilleanne-rookard-skates
American sliding takes step forward after strong Olympics

...in doubles luge in 1998, and then came what was perceived to be a breakthrough ? eight, on home ice, at the Salt Lake City Games in 2002.In 2006 and 2010, combined, only three medals followed.But with a commitment to technology ? continued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-02-24/american-sliding-takes-s
Notes from Turin

...speedskater, won gold at 500 and 1,000 meters in the Salt Lake City Games and won five straight World Cup titles in short...Kostelic, who won triple gold four years ago at the Salt Lake City Games, is looking for more in Turin. The 24-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/11/oly_54932.shtml
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Russia wins, Belarus goes away winners

...got the bronze. Belarus got the respect. Team Russia, believed by many to be a gold-medal contender at the Salt Lake City Games, settled for third place Saturday after an easy 7-2 victory over Belarus in the bronze-medal game at the E...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/24/oly_335414.shtml
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