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1998 Nagano Winter

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  THE XVIIIth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES Torche
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biathlon bobsleigh curling hockey luge patinage artistique patinage vitesse patinage vitesse - piste courte
ski acrobatique ski slaom ski descente combine nordique ski de fond saut a ski surf des neiges

accueil For the fourth time of its history the Japan obtains the organization of Olympic. After 1940 (Tokyo and Sapporo) 1964 (Tokyo) and 1972 (Sapporo) it is the tour of Nagano in 1998 of making facing this extraordinary challenge.

DatesUS : February 7 - 22, 1998
N.O.C. participants: 72
Number of sports: 7
Number of contests: 68
Number of athletes: 2176
Men : 1389
Women : 787
Volonteers : 32000
Media : 8329
Opening : The Emperor Akihito
Oath : Kenji Ogiwara
Oath juges : Junko Hiramatsu
Oath coach :
Number of lights bearer :
Last light bearer : Midori Ito
Bids towns : Aoste (ITA), Jaca (ESP), Oestersund (SWE), Salt Lake City (USA)