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The 2001 Goodwill Games was the fifth and final edition of the international multi-sport event. The competition was held in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 29 August to 9 September 2001. A total around 1300 athletes took part in 14 sporting competitions.[1]

2001 Goodwill Games
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Official logo
Host city Brisbane, Queensland
Country Australia
Opening ceremony 29 August 2001 (2001-08-29)
Closing ceremony 9 September 2001 (2001-09-09)
New York City 1998

The opening ceremony was held at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre at Boondall and featured The Corrs and Keith Urban. There was a live audience of 10,000 and the ceremony was broadcast live to an international audience of 450 million viewers.[2]

The pedestrian and cyclist Goodwill Bridge in Brisbane is named after the games. [3][4][5][6]

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VenuesEdit

SportsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2001 Goodwill Games - Quick Facts. Goodwill Games. Retrieved on 2010-06-23.
  2. ^ "Goodwill Games Opening Ceremony". Out There Productions. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Heritage and Architecture - Goodwill Bridge
  4. ^ Queensland attraction - Goodwill Bridge
  5. ^ Goodwill Bridge
  6. ^ Buildings - Goodwill Bridge
  7. ^ "Medals by country". Goodwill Games website. AOL Time Warner. Archived from the original on 11 February 2002. 
  8. ^ "Sports". Goodwill Games website. AOL Time Warner. Archived from the original on 3 February 2002. 

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