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1998 Winter Olympics

See also: 1998 Winter Paralympics[?]
The Games of the XVIII Winter Olympiad were held in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. Other candidate cities were Aoste[?], Italy; Jaca[?], Spain; Östersund, Sweden; and Salt Lake City, USA.

Games of the XVIII Winter Olympiad
Nations participating72
Athletes participating2,302 (814 women, 1,488 men)
Events68 in 7 sports
Opening ceremoniesFebruary 7, 1998
Closing ceremoniesFebruary 22, 1998
Officially opened byHis Majesty the Emperor Akihito
Athlete's OathKenji Ogiwara[?]
Judge's Oath:Junko Hiramatsu[?]
Olympic FlameMidori Ito[?]

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Highlights

Medals Awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal Count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Germany129829
2Norway1010525
3Russian Federation96318
4Canada65415
5United States of America63413
6Netherlands54211
7Japan51410
8Austria35917
9Korea3126
10Italy26210
11Finland24612
12Switzerland2237
13France2158
14Czech Republic1113
15Bulgaria1001
16People's Republic of China0628
17Sweden0213
18Ukraine0101
19Denmark0101
20Belarus0022
21Kazakhstan0022
22Great Britain0011
23Belgium0010
24Australia0011

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