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BID CITY PROFILE AND FACT SHEET
Bid: 2010 Winter Olympic Games
Population: 518,580 (2001)
Location: North-West Austria, at German border
Olympic History: Austria hosted Winter Olympics twice, in Innsbruck 1964 and 1976
Bid Status: Was selected to the candidate short-list on August 28, 2002. Was selected to the candidate short-list on August 28, 2002. The bid has delivered its final bid book and conducted the IOC evaluation team visit.
Information: Salzburg will be the centre of the bid, but the mens alpine ski events would all be held in nearby Kitzbuehel. The men's downhill staged on the legendary Streif piste. Salzburg and Kitzbuehel had planned separate bids, but Kitzbuehel withdrew saying joining the Salzburg bid may strengthen both bids