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Venues

Venues

The Olympic Events were mainly held in Torino, but other events such as skiing, snowboarding, and the track sports, were held in mountainous outlying villages.The venues located in the Olympic District in central Turin included, Oval Lingotto for Speed skating, Torino Esposizioni for Ice hockey, Palasport Olimpico for Ice hockey, Stadio Olimpico for the opening and closing ceremonies, Palavela for Figure skating and short-track speed skating.

Location of some of the other Venues, were Bardonecchia, located in Alta Val di Susa, was the site of the snowboarding competitions. An Olympic Village is also located in Bardonecchia.

Cesana-Pariol was the competition site for luge, bobsleigh, and skeleton.

Cesana-San Sicario was the site of biathlon and alpine skiing events.

Pinerolo, a town of 35,000, located 50 km from Turin, was the host of curling events.

Pragelato was the site of cross-country skiing, ski jumping, and nordic combined competitions.

Sauze d'Oulx, a resort located 80 km from Turin, was the host of the freestyle skiing events.

Sestriere, located 100 km from Turin, was the site of alpine skiing events. An Olympic village is also located in Sestriere.

The Olympic villages were located in Bardonecchia, Sestriere, and Torino.

Official Olympic training sites were Chiomonte, Claviere, Prali, Alpe Lusentino - Domodossola (VB,) (Alpine Skiing), and Riale - Formazza (VB) (Nordic Skiing).Olympic mountain training site was Torre Pellice.