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SCANDINAVIA LOOKS TO KEEP GAMES' SALT CONTENT DOWN
Published December 15, 1994
Ostersund, Sweden admits that Salt Lake City is the leading candidate to receive the 2002 Winter Olympics, but refuses to give up the fight to have another Scandinavian Olympics just eight years after Lillehammer. Christer Persson, president of the Swedish bid committee, says his group can best provide the "folk festival" concept. The field for 2002 will be cut to four January 24; the final vote is June 16 (Mike Dodd, USA TODAY, 12/15).