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Olympics 1948 St. Moritz, Switzerland, January 30 - February 8
No. of countries: 28
No. of athletes: 669 (529 m + 77 w)
No. of events: 22 in 7 sports
The second world war cancelled the 1940 Sapporo games and the 1944 Cortina
games, and the neutral Switzerland was asked to host the 1948 games.
In the ice hockey, the United States confused everyone by sending two
teams, one selected by the American Olympic committee, and one from the American
Hockey Association. Both were disqualified at first, but the conflict was solved
so that the former team would join the opening ceremony, and the latter would
play in the tournament - though ineligible to win a medal. Later on, both these
teams were disqualified and do not count towards number of participants.
New events were downhill and slalom alpine skiing.