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Olympic Villages Open in Turin

Newsvine – Olympic Villages Open in Turin
A partial view of the Olympic village that was officially unveiled in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2006.The village includes some 52 thousand square meters of residences with 750 apartments and 40 thousand square meters dedicated to village services. The Village will host over 2,500 people, including athletes and technicians. A logistic centre, medical services, shops, restaurants, gyms and reception areas for athletes and their staff will be provided here, as well as a large parking area. The opening ceremony of the XX Winter Olympic Games is scheduled for Feb. 10, 2006 in Turin. (AP Photo/Massimo Pinca)

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