publication date: Tuesday, February 23, 2010 (part of Round XLII)

category: Accidents

clue: His Olympic career ended just hours before it began.

explanation: Kumaritashvili was a Georgian luger who died in a crash a few hours before the opening ceremony of the 2010 Olympics. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Melissa Anderson, and Sara Nelson

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Sara Nelson.

Olympics Week 2010 This goo was part of Olympics Week 2010.



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