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  1. Hello everybody ! I don't really know where to post it but I'm going to Norway soon, and I was wondering if the 1952 Oslo cauldorn is still there, and where can I find it ? My research on google are not helping me... :-(
  2. Hello Everybody ! I'm going to Japan this summer and by a coincidence, I will have a 2 hrs stop in Seoul airport. Do you know if they are selling Pyongchang mascot stuff there ? I will be so happy to purchase one ! I was so frustrated in Rio last year when I decided to buy "Vinicius" only last day in Rio's airport and when they said "We only take Visa card" (which I didn't have...).
  3. Hello everybody, fantomex from France. you may think I'm strange, but as an Olympic fan, when I'am in an olympic city, I like to see the cauldron. I wanted to make a "where can i see" list of cauldron, but there is some I'm not sure at all, so maybe you can help me (in green: the ones i have seen ; red, no idea where can it be seen) 2016 - Rio : I don't know if the cauldron (not the one in the stadium) will stay in rio streets, but it's opposite to the 19th century neoclassical church of Candelaria in the huge olympic boulevard 2014 - Sochi :Apparently still in the olympic park (giant cauldron) 2012 - London : Apprently we can see a part of it at museum of london 2010 - Vancouver : On the waterfront. It's a fountain. 2008 - Pékin : Close to the "Nest stadium" as a sculpture (not on the roof anymore). 2006 - Torino : Outside the olympic stadium. Can be seen from outside. 2004 - Athens : Part of the stadium. Can be ssen from outside. 2002 - Salt Lake :The tower and cauldron is still on display (rice-eccles stadium). 2000 - Sydney :On the olympic park. It's now a fountain. 1998 - Nagano :In the park of Nagano Olympic stadium. 1996 - Atlanta : The cauldron and tower are in a parking lot just off Turner Field. 1994 - Lillehammer: On the "ski-jump base" (lysgards) 1992 - Barcelona :Attached to the stadium at Montjuic. Albertville : In the park where the stadium used to be (Halle olympique). 1988 - Calgary : ???? Seoul : ???? (still on the stadium according to google earth) 1984 - Los Angles : still atop the central arch. Sarajevo : ???? 1980 - Lake Placid's is still in place (was restored in 2008), Moscow : has been restored for the 30th anniversary and now in a park close to stadium 1976 - Innsbruck's are all still in place (with a third added and used for the 2012 WYOGs), Montreal : just outside the stadium. 1972 - Munich: in a corner of the Olympia park. Sapporo : ???? 1968 - Mexico's is still in the stadium. Grenoble : Now in Parc Paul Mistral (it's now a foutain) 1964 - Tokyo : as the stadium is rebuilt, the cauldron is now in the city of Ishinomaki, a northeastern Japan city heavily damaged by the March 2011 earthquake Innsbruck : still in place (as the one of 1972) 1960 : Rome : ????? Squaw valley : ???? 1956 - Melbourne's is in the National Sport Museum. Cortina d'Ampezzo : ????? 1952 - Helsinki : Not sur but still on the roof of the stadium Oslo : ???? 1948 - London : Not sure but maybe in a museum at Wembley. Saint Moritz : ????? 1936 - Berlin : at Olympic Stadium. Garmisch-Partenkirchen : ????? (first cauldron for winter olympic games) 1932 - L.A : see 1984 above. 1928 - Amsterdam : still atop the tower at the Amsterdam stadium.
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