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17 Mar 2006
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Big success for the IOC’s on line competition “Torino 2006”

The IOC's on-line competition on the Olympic Movement web site attracted a total of 28,052 participants from all five continents.  Launched on on 10 February, the day of the Opening Ceremony of the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin, the competition ended on 15 March. The 250 lucky winners of the official video game “Torino 2006” were drawn by lot and announced today.
To win the official video game of the Olympic Games available on PC, Xbox or Playstation 2, the competitors had to complete four questions (see below), the answers to which could be found on

Q: Which athlete won the most gold medals during the XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City in 2002?
A: Ole Einar Bjoerndalen
Q: What is the regulatory weight of a curling stone?
A: 19,1 kg
Q: Who was the President of the International Olympic Committee during the Olympic Games in Cortina d’Ampezzo in 1956?
A: Avery Brundage
Q: How many gold medals will be awarded at the Olympic Games in Turin?
A: 84

Dive into the heart of the 2006 Games
With the Torino 2006 video game, the lucky winners will dive into the heart of the greatest sports competition in the world and will try to win the gold medal in the seven sports on the Olympic programme: biathlon, bobsleigh, curling, ice hockey, luge, skating and skiing!

 Learn more and discover the winners

 Official website of the Torino 2006 video game

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