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Figure skater Michelle Kwan wins the women's figure skating short program at the Delta Center, but later stumbles in her free skate and settles for the bronze meda

2002 Olympics gallery: Big day for a Park City native and for the U.S. on ice, bobsled track

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Members of the "Miracle on Ice" gold-medal winning U.S. hockey team from 1980 light the Olympic cauldron during the Opening Ceremony at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

2002 Olympics gallery: Opening Ceremony to 'Light the Fire Within'

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Sarah Hughes of the United States acknowledges the cheers after unexpectedly winning the women's figure skating gold medal at the Delta Center.

2002 Olympic gallery: Sarah Hughes crashes the party, Bode Miller skis to another silver

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Pairs co-gold medalists Canada's Jamie Sale and David Pelletier and Russia's Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze share the top tier of the podium after a judging controversy.

2002 Olympics gallery: World record and gold for speedskater Chris Witty

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Russia's Alexei Yagudin performs a move during his sensational free skate that clinched the gold in men's figure skating at the Delta Center.

2002 Olympics gallery: No disputing men's figure skating gold-medal performance

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Americans Tristan Gale and Lea Ann Parsley celebrate winning gold and silver, respectively, in the women's skeleton at the Utah Olympic Park.

2002 Olympic gallery: Shea's emotional victory, short-track controversy

Feb. 20 — American Jim Shea claims one of the most emotional victories of the Games by win

Jaroslav Spacek of the Czech Republic crashes into Sweden's Jorgen Jonsson during a 2-1 victory for Sweden in a preliminary-round men's hockey game at the E Center in West Valley City.

2002 Olympics gallery: World record and gold for speedskater Chris Witty

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Belarusian Alla Tsuper flips and spins during qualifications for the women's aerials at Deer Valley Resort.

2002 Olympics gallery: Stunning speedskating finish earns Apolo Anton Ohno silver

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Americans Jill Bakken, front, and Vonetta Flowers celebrate their track-record first run, on their way to winning the inaugural women's bobsled gold medal at the Utah Olympic Park.

2002 Olympics gallery: Big day for a Park City native and for the U.S. on ice, bobsled track

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Germany's Sylke Otto races toward a track record on the first day of the women's luge competition at the Utah Olympic Park.

2002 Olympics gallery: Pairs figure skating results sparks investigation

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Three American flags are raised at the medals ceremony for the men's snowboarding halfpipe competition at Park City Mountain Resort, where Ross Powers, Danny Kass and Jarret Thomas won gold, silver and bronze, respectively.

2002 Olympics gallery: American snowboarding sweep

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Canadian players rejoice at center ice after defeating the United States 3-2 in the women's hockey gold-medal game at the E Center in West Valley City. Soon, the Canadian men's team will celebrate, too.

2002 Olympic gallery: Sarah Hughes crashes the party, Bode Miller skis to another silver

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily

Thousands of fans and athletes celebrate the end of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics at the dazzling Closing Ceremony at Rice-Eccles Stadium. A recent report says a stadium expansion would be completed by 2022, as part of a possible bid for the 2022 Olympics. (Tribune file photo)

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American Jim Shea, Jr., celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's skeleton at the Utah Olympic Park — 70 years after his late grandfather won speedskating gold at the 1932 Lake Placid Games.

2002 Olympic gallery: Shea's emotional victory, short-track controversy

Feb. 20 — American Jim Shea claims one of the most emotional victories of the Games by win

Paralympics Opening Ceremonies at Rice Eccles Stadium March 7, 2002

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Global luminaries John Glenn, Desmond Tutu, Cathy Freeman, Kazuyoshi Funaki, Lech Walesa, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Jean-Claude Killy and Steven Spielberg carry the Olympic flag into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Opening Ceremony.

2002 Olympics gallery: Opening Ceremony to 'Light the Fire Within'

The Tribune relives the heady days of the 2002 Winters Olympics in pictures — with a daily