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Greatest Moment

Oct. 20, 2003
Oct. 20, 2003

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Greatest Moment

Compiled by Bill Syken

Overcoming a scandal that rocked the Olympic movement, the 2002
Salt Lake City Games turned out to be a rousing success. The $2
billion Games (nearly twice as expensive as the 1998 Nagano
Olympics) ran smoothly--thanks in part to 19,000 volunteers--and
gave home fans reason to cheer: The U.S. won 34 medals (10 gold),
nearly three times as many as it had ever won at a Winter Games.

This is an article from the Oct. 20, 2003 issue Original Layout

COLOR PHOTO: MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS (OPENING CEREMONIES) THE GAMES WERE A TRIUMPH FOR SALT LAKE CITY AND FOR U.S. ATHLETESLIKE ROSS POWERS (ABOVE) AND SARAH HUGHES.COLOR PHOTO: AL TIELEMANS (POWERS) [See caption above]COLOR PHOTO: SIMON BRUTY (HUGHES) [See caption above]