Lillehammer


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Lillehammer

(lĭ`ləhämər), town (1995 pop. 24,170), capital of Oppland co., S Norway, at the northern end of Lake Mjøsa. It is a commercial center for the fertile Gudbrandsdalen valley and is a popular summer and winter resort. Its open-air museum, Maihaugen (founded 1887), features complete farms, peasant cottages, workshops, and handicrafts of the region. The town was the site of the 1994 Olympic winter games.
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ASHLEIGH Pittaway extended Great Britain's long run of skeleton success by claiming gold in the women's event at the Winter Youth Olympics in Lillehammer.
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Coverage of the latest meeting of the men's World Cup season in Lillehammer, Norway where the competitors take on the H5134 hill.
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