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Whistler Olympic Park

Location

Situated approximately 115km from the centre of Vancouver in the Callaghan Valley, a region renowned for brown bears and the ideal setting for snow sports at an altitude of 840 to 930m.

Description

Concentrated on an area 1km square, with the two ramps for the ski jump and the landing zone as well as the 15km of biathlon and cross-country tracks which are within 400m of each other.

Capacity

12,000 for each venue

Completion date

Autumn 2007

Sports

Biathlon, cross-country, Nordic combined, ski jumping

Competition dates

Biathlon - Feb. 13, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23 and 26; Cross-country - Feb. 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27 and 28; Nordic combined - Feb. 14, 23 and 25; Ski jumping - Feb. 12, 13, 19, 20 and 22

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