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XIII Olympic Winter Games
Host city Lake Placid, New York, USA
Events 38 in 6 sports
Opening ceremony February 14
Closing ceremony February 23
Stadium w:Lake Placid Equestrian Stadium

The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, was a multi-sport event which was celebrated from 13 February through 24 February 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, United States of America. This was the second time the Upstate New York village hosted the Games, after 1932. The only other candidate city to bid for the Games was Vancouver-Garibaldi, British Columbia, Canada; which withdrew before the final vote.

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Preceded by
Montreal 1976
Succeeded by
Moscow 1980
Preceded by
Innsbruck 1976
Winter Olympics
Succeeded by
Sarajevo 1984

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