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1988 Seoul Summer

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accueil Second country of Asia to be organized the Olympic Games, South Korea made everything so that these Games are those of the conciliation.
She reaches there partially because 161 countries will have sent the representatives (more members than UN), on the other hand it will not have managed to realize unity with North Korea.
These Games will have been marked by the fight against the doping.

Dates: September 17 - october 2, 1988
N.O.C. participants: 159
Number of sports: 25
Number of contests: 237
Number of athletes: 8391
Men: 6197
Women: 2194
Volonteers: 27221
Media: 11331
Opening: Roh Tae-woo, Republic President
Oath: Hur Jae, Son Mi-na
Oath juges: Lee Hak-rae
Last torch bearer: Chong Son-man, Kim Won-tak, Son Mi-jong
Bids towns: Nagoya (JPN)