Who designed the Vancouver Olympic medals?

Who designed the Vancouver Olympic medals?

Omer Arbel
Vancouver 2010The Medals The undulating shape of the medals was devised by Omer Arbel, a Canadian industrial designer and architect originally from Vancouver.

What did Vancouver build for the Olympics?

These include the Vancouver Olympic Centre, where curling events took place during the Games. Now called the Hillcrest Centre, it is home to an ice rink, a curling club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and a large community gathering space.

Who designed the 2010 Olympic logo?

Elana Rivera MacGregor
This logo, based on the Inuit inuksuk (also spelled inukshuk), consisted of a multi-coloured, five-piece design created by Elana Rivera MacGregor of the Rivera Design Group in Vancouver. This was the winning design in the competition for the emblem for the 2010 Olympics that drew over 1,600 entries.

What was built for the 2010 Olympics?

In total, six new competition venues were constructed: Cypress Mountain, Richmond Olympic Oval, UBC Thunderbird Arena, Vancouver Olympic/Paralympic Centre, Whistler Olympic Park, and The Whistler Sliding Centre.

Who won the 2010 Olympics?

Cross-country skier Marit Bjørgen from Norway won five medals (three gold, one silver, one bronze), more than any other athlete….2010 Winter Olympics medal table.

2010 Winter Olympics medals
Location Vancouver, Canada
Most gold medals Canada (14)
Most total medals United States (37)

What was special about the 2010 Olympics?

The 2010 Winter Games were the third Olympics to be hosted by Canada, and the first to be held within the province of British Columbia. Canada had previously hosted the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta.

Who built Olympic Village Vancouver?

the Millennium Development Group
The Olympic Village, developed by the Millennium Development Group, is one of the greenest communities in the world, making Vancouver a leader in sustainable development.

What is the meaning of inukshuk?

to act in the capacity of a human
In Inuktitut, the term inuksuk means “to act in the capacity of a human.” It is an extension of the word inuk meaning “a human being.” Inuksuit have been found close to archaeological sites dating from 2400 to 1800 BCE in the Mingo Lake region of southwest Baffin Island.

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