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1964 Innsbruck Winter

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  THE IXth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES Torche
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accueil Capital of Austrian Tyrol, the city of Innsbruck welcomes its first Winter Game.
Henceforth, wintry tests stop being a modest complement in the Olympic Games summer. In spite of the broadcasts of the television, more than a million spectator be going to follow thirty four competitions.
A new record of the participants is established: the cap of the 1 000 participants is crossed. Even India is present.

DatesUS : January 29 - february 9, 1964
N.O.C. participants: 36
Number of sports: 6
Number of contests: 34
Number of athletes: 1091
Men : 892
Women : 199
Volonteers :
Media :
Opening : Dr. Adolf Schärf, Republic President
Oath : Paul Aste
Oath juges :
Oath coach :
Number of lights bearer :
Last light bearer : Joseph Rieder
Bids towns : Calgary (CAN), Lahti/Are (SWE)