Few hours remain before the start of the Winter Olympics - 2010 in Vancouver, Canada (Vancouver). We bring you a brief photo report on the preparation of the city, organizers, guests and participants of the upcoming main forum of winter sports.
The city won the right to host major sporting events of the last four years on the third attempt. The previous two were unsuccessful (1976 and 1980). And so it happened! Just left a small incident with the weather. At that time, as the east coast just can not withstand the onslaught of snow drifts, on the west coast of the lack of real snow. However, this problem is almost solved the efforts of the organizers.
The motto of the XXI Olympic Games are a string of O Canada, "With glowing hearts» (With glowing hearts) and "the most brilliant feats» (Des plus brillants exploits). In Vancouver for the first time will take part in seven new teams: Ghana, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Pakistan, Peru, Serbia and Montenegro.