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Calgary's 1988 Winter Games legacy thriving

Updated: February 12, 2013, 3:48 AM ET
Associated Press

CALGARY, Alberta -- The founding fathers of the 1988 Winter Olympics had financial foresight.

While many recent Olympic host cities build temporary sports venues or convert permanent ones to other types of facilities, Calgary's five are still heavily used for their intended purpose 25 years later.

Canada Olympic Park, Scotiabank Saddledome, Canmore Nordic Centre, the Olympic Oval and Nakiska Ski Resort continue to serve all levels of athletes, from recreational to Olympian to pro.

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