This is: Olympics 1988 - Seoul
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Olympics 1988 - Seoul, South Korea
No. of countries: 159
No. of athletes: 8465 - (6279 m + 2186 w)
No. of events: 237
North Korea, Cuba and some other countries boycotted the games.
athletes no longer have to be amateurs.
Kenya dominates middle and long distance running. Ben Johnson of Canada runs 100 meters in 9,79 but is later found guilty of doping.
Flo-Jo of the US wins 100 and 200 meters, crushing the old records. Kristin
Otto of East Germany wins 6 gold in swimming.