1980 Winter Olympics
13th edition of Winter Olympics, in Lake Placid, USA
The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, United States. Another possible host city was Vancouver-Garibaldi, British Columbia, Canada. However, they withdrew before the final vote.
|Host city||Lake Placid, New York, United States|
|Athletes||1,072 (840 men, 232 women)|
|Events||38 in 6 sports (10 disciplines)|
|Stadium||Lake Placid Equestrian Stadium|
- ↑ "Lake Placid 1980 - The Torch". Olympics.com. December 17, 2020. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
- ↑ "Passing the test: How Charles Kerr was chosen to light the Olympic Cauldron". United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum. February 13, 2020. Retrieved 18 April 2021.