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1972 Sapporo Winter

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  THE XIth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES Torche
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medaille de vainqueur medaille de participant
biathlon bobsleigh hockey luge patinage artistique
patinage vitesse ski alpin combine nordique ski de fond saut a ski


accueil For the first time, Winter Game are confided to a country of the Asiatic continent, Japan, which, eight years previously, in Tokyo, had very well organized summer's games. It is a big city, bigger than Grenoble where from a more considerable dispersal still competitions.

DatesUS : February 3 - 13, 1972
N.O.C. participants: 35
Number of sports: 6
Number of contests: 35
Number of athletes: 1006
Men : 801
Women : 205
Volonteers :
Media :
Opening : L'Emperor Hiro-Hito
Oath : Keiichi Suzuki
Oath juges :
Oath coach :
Number of lights bearer :
Last light bearer : Hideki Takada
Bids towns : Banff (CAN), Lahti/Are (SWE), Salt Lake City (USA)