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Sestriere Olympic Village

A photo of the Olympic village in Sestriere, Italy that was used to house the athletes competing in several skiing events at the 2006 Winter Olympics, including Downhill Skiing, Super-G, Slalom, and Giant Slalom.


Olympic village  in Sestriere, Italy

Sestriere Olympic Village
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Sestriere is a famous winter ski resort located in the northwest corner of Italy, about 100 kilometers from Torino, near the French/Italian border. There are many ski slopes in this area, the largest being the Banchetta, Fraiteve, Sises, and Rio Nero.

Sestriere has hosted many international skiing competitions including the 1967 Skiing World Cup and the downhill and slalom skiing events at the 2006 Winter Olympics. There are four villages in this area, including Sestriere Colle, Sestrere Borgata, Champlas du Col,amd Champlas Janvier.

See also:
  • The Community of Sestriere (Sestriere.to.it)
  • Via Lattea Ski Area in Italy (Montagnedoc.net)



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