Who won 2010 Winter Olympics?

Canada broke the record for the most gold medals won at a single Winter Olympics (14), which was previously set by the Soviet Union in 1976 and Norway in 2002 (13)….2010 Winter Olympics.

Emblem of the 2010 Winter Olympics
Host city Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Closing February 28
Opened by Governor General Michaëlle Jean

Who won the Vancouver Olympics?

Canada’s women’s ice hockey team won the gold medal by defeating the U.S. by a score of 2–0 in the event final. The men’s individual large hill event was won by Billy Demong of the U.S. It was the first Nordic combined gold medal ever won by an American.

How many medals did Canada win 2010?

14 gold medals
Canada’s 14 gold medals were the most ever won by one country at a Winter Games while the 26 total medals was a Canadian high. Already the only athlete to ever win multiple medals at both the Summer and Winter Games, Clara Hughes was given the honour of carrying the Canadian flag into the Opening Ceremony.

Who opened the 2010 Olympics?

Nodar Kumaritashvili
The opening ceremony was dedicated by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC) to Nodar Kumaritashvili, a Georgian luger who had died earlier in the day in a training run. An audience of 61,600 was in attendance at the venue, and there were an estimated 4,500 performers.

When was ice hockey first played in the Olympics?

Ice hockey spread to Europe around the turn of the century, and the first Olympic Games to include ice hockey for men were the 1920 Antwerp Summer Games.

How many times has the Canadian men’s ice hockey team won gold at the Olympics?

With 22 medals, including 13 gold, Canada is the most successful country in Olympic ice hockey. Canada won the men’s tournament at six of the first seven Olympic Games in which ice hockey was included, beginning with the debut during the summer Games at Antwerp 1920.

How did the Vancouver Olympics affect Canada?

From inspiring the growth of winter sports across Canada to fuelling lasting community, transport and environmental improvements throughout the region, the Games yielded a legacy that stands strong today. From 12 to 28 February 2010, 2,566 athletes participated in 86 events at the Games.