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1988 Summer Olympics
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1988 Summer Olympics

See also: 1988 Summer Paralympics
The Games of the XXIV Olympiad were held in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. The host was chosen in a 1981 vote, ahead of the Japanese city of Nagoya.

Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Nations participating159
Athletes participating8,465 (6,279 men, 2,186 women)
Events263 in 27 sports
Opening ceremoniesSeptember 17, 1988
Closing ceremoniesOctober 2, 1988
Officially opened byRoh Taewoo
Athlete's OathHur Jae
Judge's Oath:Lee Hakrae
Olympic TorchSohn Kee-chung, Chung Sunman,
Kim Wontak and Sohn Mi-Chung

Table of contents
1 Highlights
2 Medals awarded
3 Medal count
4 References

Highlights

Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Medal count

PosCountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal

References

Internal links

External links

Bibliography


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