View Poll Results: Which city should host the 2014 Olympics?

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  • Sochi, Russia

    28 24.78%
  • Salzburg, Austria

    66 58.41%
  • PyeongChang, South Korea

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Thread: Host City for 2014 Olympics, down to 3

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    Host City for 2014 Olympics, down to 3


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    We did this before, but with many more options. Now, there are only 3 candidates left to host the 2014 Olympics. Which one do you think it should be?

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    Still Austria for me


    though I'd be happier if Alaskans would rally around the idea of hosting it in the Anchorage/Mat-Su area... we could handle it well!

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    I voted for Austria, but all three cities would be really convenient places to watch on TV for me (= time zones).
    Last edited by Jaana; 07-12-2006 at 01:27 AM.

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    Gotta go with PyeongChang (??) [Can't see it at the moment, so can't verify spelling]. Both Asian Winter Games have been in Japan. I say spread it around. Tho Russia would be a close second, just as overall compensation for a Moscow Olympiad boycotted by half the world. (Thank you, Mr. Carter. Boy, you really showed them, didn't ya?:sheesh: )

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    Austria for me, cause then I could go watch.

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    Austria would be breathtakingly beautiful, South Korea I think the same - particularly architecture - plus the US might boycott by that time if North Korea doesn't have improved relations with the US by then.

    But I feel Russia could use the "attention" and economic boost. By then I hope the rules don't keep waning toward Russian Pairs as DP has been enlightening me, and I think everything I have seen of Russia is Beautiful Land / Culture / Architecture that is not appreciated enough.

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    Austria for me. Partly because I think Yu Na has a great chance to do well in 2010 and I don't want her to have that enormous hometown pressure.

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    Austria for me, too, because Salzburg it's just like 3 hours away, I could even go there, and also because I know Salzburg, I often go to Austria and it's a lovely place to stay, the food it's good and the town is lively but not too caotic, has a nice historic centre and nice surroundings..plus,I think there already are many of the sports facilities needed. Let's hope it's gonna be Salzburg!
    Last edited by eleonora.d; 07-25-2006 at 04:13 AM.

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    Well, I totally agree about Yu Na having a good shot... so I say let's do it in S. Korea and give Sasha a boost!

    Anyway, S. Korea would be new and different. Lots of Koreans in my area would be excited.

    Is there anyone else who never heard of Sochi?

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    The simple choice would be Salzburg, Austria.

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    Russia would be a beautiful site for the Winter Olympics, although Moscow or St. Petersburg would probably be a better location IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flutterby1145
    Russia would be a beautiful site for the Winter Olympics, although Moscow or St. Petersburg would probably be a better location IMO.
    Those cities don't have mountains closeby. Sochi does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ptichka
    Those cities don't have mountains closeby. Sochi does.
    I have heard of Sochi, but where is it?

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    I think it is on the black sea and it is kind a resort town, one of my friends Lina said she went there and It was gorgeous. Hunh, I think I'll google it.

    The name reminds me of the term for small or little in Japanese - skoshi.

    That is interesting. I grove the Oly logo
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sochi
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    Just think if it is Austria, we could all meet on a mountain plateau, spin around on the snow and sing "The Hills are Alive With the Sound of Music". At the same time we could argue who has the best layback spin.

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