Sunday, February 21, 2010

Day 9: Calgary Olympics: 16 Days of Glory

Here are a few Day 9 Olympic memories ...

Vancouver Winter Olympics Day 9, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010

Calgary Winter Olympics Day 9, Sunday, Feb. 21, 1988

  • Canadian skier, Karen Percy comes in fourth on the Red Crow slalom course, missing a medal by 3/10 of second.
  • The Soviets beat their rival team, Czechoslavakia 6 - 1 in men's hockey.
  • Tomas Gustafson from Sweden set a world record for the 10,000 meter men's speed skating event at the Olympic Oval.

Carin Hernskog from Sweden is mid air during her jump in the aerials event at Canada Olympic Park - she landed in third place.

Anita Wachter from Austria makes a turn at a gate during the women's combined slalom finishing second but winning gold in the combined competition.

France's Franck Piccard celebrates his gold medal victory in the men's superG.

***Images Courtesy of The City of Calgary, Corporate Records, Archives

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