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Albertville, town, France


(älbĕrvēl`), town (1990 est. pop. 18,121), Savoie dept., E France in the Rhone-Alps region, close to the French-Italian border. Located in the AlpsAlps,
great mountain system of S central Europe, c.500 mi (800 km) long and c.100 mi (160 km) wide, curving in a great arc from the Riviera coast on the Mediterranean Sea, along the borders of N Italy and adjacent regions of SE France, Switzerland, SW Germany, and Austria, and
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 on the Arly River just above its influx into the Isère, Albertville is a transportation and commercial center in a winter sports region. The town was the central site for the 1992 Winter Olympics.

Albertville, city, Congo (Kinshasa)


Congo (Kinshasa): see KalemieKalemie
, formerly Albertville
, city (1984 pop. 73,528), Tanganyika prov., SE Congo (Kinshasa), on Lake Tanganyika at the mouth of the Lukuga River. It is a commercial center and a rail-steamer transfer point, handling goods moving between the Congo and Tanzania.
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Another proud moment was representing Great Britain at the 1992 Olympic Games in Albertville, France," he added.
LeBlanc was one of the great stories of the 1992 Olympics, held in Albertville, France.
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With roots in NASCAR, its journey actually began after the Winter Games in 1992 in Albertville, France.
In 1992 in Albertville, France, Nicholas Bochatay of Switzerland, training for the demonstration sport of speed skiing, crashed into a snow-grooming machine on a public trail and died.
Ski Team for four years and coached it during the 1992 Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France.
teams: Albertville, France, 1992; Lillehammer, Norway, 1994; Nagano, Japan.
He won gold medals in the downhill and the Super G races at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Albertville, France.
Donato and Heinze, who were linemates on the 1992 team that finished fourth in Albertville, France, and Johnson, who played in 1994, all participated in the Olympics before countries were allowed to include NHL players on their rosters.
Olympic bobsled team used a simulator to train for the 1992 Winter Games in Albertville, France, and for the 1994 events in Lillehammer.
She won two more gold medals in the 500 meters and 1,000 meters at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France.