Winter Olympics of 1988
- For the first time, the Olympic Games proceeded over sixteen days and three weekends.
- Canada organizes for the first time of the Winter Olympics.
- Cities candidates: Shelly sand (SWE) and Cortina d' Ampezzo (ITA)
- the Finnish jumper Matti Nykänen gains the two individual contests of Ski jump and obtains a third gold medal in the test by teams.
Canada is the only country not to have gained a gold medal whereas he was the host of the Olympic Games (Montreal 1976 and Calgary 1988).
a new test appears in Alpine skiing: super G. It is gained at the men by the French Franck Piccard.
Sports and disciplines
the page of the Olympic Games of Calgary in 1988 on the official site of the CIO
Simple: 1988 Winter Olympics
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