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Calgary Winter Olympics 1988
Calgary, Canada
Dates: February 13 to February 28, 1988
Competition Venues - Saddledome, Olympic Oval, Canada Olympic Park, Nakiska

Participating Nations - 57
Total Number of Athletes Competing - 1,750
Olympic Tidbits
  • 1st Olympic Games to encompass three weekends
  • Opening Ceremonies held in McMahon Stadium
  • Demonstration events included Curling, Freestyle Skiing, Short Track Speed Skating
  • Total Number of Events - 46
  • Top Team - Gold Medals (Soviet Union 11)
  • Top Team - Total Medals (Soviet Union 29)
Calgary Olympics Links

Canada Olympic Park - Canada Olympic Development Association
The Winter of '88: Calgary's Olympic Games - CBC Archives
1988 Olympics, Calgary - Infoplease

TOP MALE ATHLETE
CALGARY 1988

Matti Nykanen
FINLAND
Ski Jump
(70m, 90m, Team Jumping)
3 Gold Medals

TOP FEMALE ATHLETE
CALGARY 1988

Yvonne van Gennip
NETHERLANDS
Speed Skating
(1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m)
3 Gold Medals

OTHER TOP ATHLETES
CALGARY 1988

Katarina Witt
(Gold Medal, Figure Skating)

Alberto Tomba
(2 Gold Medals, Alpine)



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