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Jiamusi

Jiamusi, Heilongjiang, China (People's Republic of China) death_date WikiPedia:Jiamusi


Gangneung

for the Olympics. *Yulgok Hockey Centre – Ice Hockey (men competition) *Kwandong Hockey Centre - Ice Hockey (women competition) *Gangneung Curling Centre – Curling *Gyeongpo Oval – Speed skating *Gangneung Ice Arena – Short track speed skating and Figure skating Gallery WikiPedia:Gangneung Commons:Category:Gangneung, Gangwon-do


Hamar

medieval, ethnological and archaeological museum, and has received architectural prizes for its approach to conservation and exhibition. It also houses a vast photographic archive for the Hedmark region. Additionally, Hamar is known for its indoor long track speed skating and bandy arena, the ''Olympia Hall'', better known as Vikingskipet (Vikingskipet Olympic Arena) ("The Viking ship") for its shape. It was built to host the speed skating competitions of the 1994 Winter Olympics that were held in nearby Lillehammer. Already in 1993 it hosted the Bandy World Championships (Bandy World Championship for men). The Vikingskipet Olympic Arena was later used in the winter of 2007 as the service park for Rally Norway, the second round of the 2007 World Rally Championship season. Its been the host for the worlds second largest computer party The Gathering (The Gathering (computer party)) starting on the Wednesday in Easter each year, for the last 13 years. Also situated in Hamar is the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre which hosted the figure skating and short track speed skating events of the 1994 Winter Olympics. The figure skating competition was highly anticipated. It featured Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, who drew most of the media attention, however the gold medal was won by Oksana Baiul of Ukraine. The centre of Hamar is the pedestrian walkway in the middle of town, with the library, cinema and farmer's market on Stortorget (the big square) on the western side, and Østre Torg (the eastern square), which sits on top of an underground multi-story carpark, on the eastern side. Transport Hamar is an important railway junction between two different lines to Trondheim. Rørosbanen, the old railway line, branches off from the mainline Dovrebanen. The Norwegian Railway Museum (''Norsk Jernbanemuseum'') is also in Hamar. thumb Hamar Railway Station (File:Hamar Railway Station.jpg) Notable residents Wikipedia:Hamar Commons:Category:Hamar


Humboldt, Saskatchewan

birth_place Humboldt (Humboldt, Saskatchewan), SK (Saskatchewan), CAN (Canada) draft 52nd overall, 2001 (2001 NHL Entry Draft) Washington Capitals 202nd overall Personal Paetsch grew up on a farm in Leroy, Saskatchewan, but was born in Humboldt (Humboldt, Saskatchewan) since it was the nearest town with a hospital. Paetsch and his wife maintain a home in Spencerport, New York, a suburb of Rochester. DATE OF BIRTH March 30, 1983 PLACE OF BIRTH Humboldt (Humboldt, Saskatchewan), SK (Saskatchewan), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH Hengen was born in Broadview (Broadview, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan and raised in Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan) and Humboldt (Humboldt, Saskatchewan). He holds a Master of Arts (Master of Arts (postgraduate)) degree in school psychology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and a PhD in education from the University of Regina. Murray Mandryk, "Liberal race


Lévis, Quebec

* Charles Hamelin - short-track speed skater See also * List of regional county municipalities and equivalent territories in Quebec * Municipal reorganization in Quebec References Ville de Lévis

the station's official city of license is and always has been Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), its studios are now in Quebec City, and it identifies itself as a Quebec City station. spouse Chantal Gourde residence Lévis (Lévis, Quebec), Quebec religion Roman Catholic '''Charles Hamelin''' (born April 14, 1984 in Lévis, Quebec) is a Canadian (Canada) short track speed skater (short track speed skating) from Sainte-Julie, Quebec. Hamelin


Champaign-Decatur CSA

; Notable people The following people are from the Champaign–Urbana Metropolitan Area or attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: *Marc Andreessen, software engineer; co-writer of the Internet browser Mosaic (Mosaic (web browser)) *John Bardeen, two-time Nobel Prize winner in Physics *Bonnie Blair, Olympic (Olympic Games) speedskater (long track speed skating) *Braid (Braid (band)), rock group *Dick Butkus, hall of fame NFL football player, played


Boucherville

Tremblay , short track speed skater and Olympic medalist *Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine (1807–1864), former Premier (Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada) of the Province of Canada *Louis Lacoste (1798–1878), notary and politician *Michel Beaudet, creator of Les Têtes à Claques *Pierre Boucher (1622–1717), founder of Boucherville *Stéphane Quintal, former ice hockey player *Ginette Reno, Singer and actress *Jonathan Duhamel, winner of the 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event *Marcel Danis, former Cabinet minister under Prime Minister Brian Mulroney *Pierre-Luc Gagnon, professional vert skateboarder See also *List of cities in Quebec *Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine Bridge-Tunnel References Its marketing name is Réseau de transport de Longueuil, to avoid confusion with the Société de transport de Laval. next_route 31 cities Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Châteauguay, Candiac (Candiac, Quebec), La Prairie (La Prairie, Quebec), Boucherville, Brossard, Longueuil, Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Sainte-Julie (Sainte-Julie, Quebec), Sorel-Tracy, Varennes (Varennes, Quebec), Bécancour (Bécancour, Quebec) established 1968 - Boucherville Sainte-Julie (Sainte-Julie, Quebec) 87 Victor Kraatz was skating for the club of Boucherville while Shae-Lynn represented Brossard FSC, in the Quebec section. The final training location was Newington, Connecticut. An advance technical training centre was opened in Boucherville, Quebec in 1991 and 15,000 square metres of space for the third new Quebec zone office. Area code 450 was created in 1998 when 514 was confined to the Island of Montreal. Among the cities served by area code 450 are Longueuil and Laval (Laval, Quebec). The communities of Boucherville, Varennes (Varennes, Quebec), Roussillon (Roussillon Regional County Municipality, Quebec), Joliette, Saint-Hyacinthe (Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec), Granby (Granby, Quebec), Chambly (Chambly, Quebec), Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu and Vaudreuil-Dorion are also part of this area code. '''Pierre-Luc Gagnon''', also known as PLG (born May 2, 1980 in Boucherville, Canada), is a Canadian professional skateboarder. - Îles-de-Boucherville National Park Boucherville (Îles de Boucherville) 8.14 -


Mission, British Columbia

33840 1 ''' People Notable former or current residents include: *1976 Olympic silver medalist swimmer Gary MacDonald (Gary MacDonald (swimmer)) *Matthew Good, award-winning rock musician. *Big band era musician Mart Kenney and his wife, Norma Locke *singer-songwriter and Juno nominee Paul Janz *2005 CFOX (CFOX-FM) Seeds winner Dave Faber and Ray Bull of 604 (604 Records) recording artist Faber Drive *1988 Olympic (1988 Winter Olympics) Short track speed skating


Changchun

, Jilin) is a Chinese (Chinese people) short track speed skater (Short track speed skating) who has won 5 Olympic medals - two silver and three bronze. Olympic results He has been a two-time Overall World Champion (World Short Track Speed Skating Championships) for 1999 and 2001. File:Largestornithopods scale.png thumb left ''Charonosaurus'' (green) compared with other giant ornithopods


Fort St. John, British Columbia

National Hockey League-sized ice rinks, a concession, 12 dressing rooms, public meeting rooms, a retail juice outlet, an indoor near-Olympic-sized long track speed skating oval, and a 340 meter long walking track (the "Northern Vac Track"). All ice surfaces can be removed to provide event space in excess of 140,000 square feet. Pomeroy Sport Centre webpage, retrieved 2012-08-17<


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