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Olympic History: Lillehammer 1994


They started staggering the summer and winter games in 1994 with Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. The Olympic logo was a stylized rendering of the aurora borealis, and this was the last time a Winter Olympics was held in a small town (population 25,000). It was also the first time the Olympics featured humanoid mascots, Haakon and Kristin, the doll-children of Norwegian folklore.

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