2010 Arctic Winter Games

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The 2010 Arctic Winter Games were held in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada from March 6 to 13th.[1]

The Arctic Winter Games is an international biannual celebration of circumpolar sports and culture, held in Canada or Alaska.

Over 2,000 athletes from nine teams (Alaska, Alberta North, Yukon, Yamal-Nenets, Northwest Territories, Greenland, Nunavik Québec, Nunavut and Saami) participated in the games.[2]

Sports included alpine skiing, arctic sports, badminton, basketball, biathlon, curling, dene games, dog mushing, figure skating, freestyle skiing, gymnastics, hockey, indoor soccer, snowboarding, snowshoeing, speed skating, table tennis, volleyball and wrestling.[3]

The next Arctic Winter Games were held in 2012 in Whitehorse, Yukon.[2]

Medal tally[edit]

(Listed by number of medals achieved overall.)[4]

Team Gold Silver Bronze Overall
 Alaska 87 85 79 251
Alberta Alberta North 43 56 46 145
 Yukon 37 37 27 101
 Yamal-Nenets 35 21 8 64
 Northwest Territories 31 28 48 107
 Greenland 18 16 15 49
 Nunavut 9 16 24 49
Quebec Nunavik Québec 12 10 13 35
Sápmi (area) Saami 3 5 2 10

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