Turin 2006 Italy 10 – 26 February

  • Host Nation Italy
  • Sports 7
  • Duration 10 – 26 February
  • Competition Venues 15
  • Competing Athletes 2508
  • Competing Nations 80
DAYS SINCE Turin 2006
3,493 DAYS

About the Games

The hosts staged the largest Winter Olympics yet, with a substantial 80 nations contesting 84 events, and a record 26 of those taking home medals. Germany topped the table with 11 gold medals, but Norway dropped from the top spot four years earlier to 13th place in Torino.

South Korea dominated short-track speed skating, gaining 10 of a possible 24 medals. Britain's Shelley Rudman won silver in women's skeleton.