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Eric Heiden won 5 gold medals at the 1980 Olympic games in Lake Placid, New York. He won all the medals in speed skating.

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What does the word Olympic mean

What country first proposed the winter olympic games as separate from the traditional olympic games

How did the athletes prepare for the ancient olympic games

What other events were included in the ancient olympic games after the first ancient olympic games

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