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Olympics 1988 - Calgary, Canada, February 13 -28
No. of countries: 57
No. of athletes: 1423 (1110 m + 313 w)
No. of events: 46 in 8 sports
First time in Canada, the Olympics enter a new era. All of a sudden, the
hard rules on amateurism are loosened up, and several earlier banned athletes
are welcome to the games.
Yvonne Van Gennip of Holland won three gold medals in speed skating. Katarina Witt of East Germany won her second straight gold in figure
skating, and Alberto Tomba won his first two gold medals in the ski slope .