Nagano 1998
The Olympic Winter Games return to Japan after 26 years. Snowboarding debuted as an official discipline. Curling returned to the Olympic Winter programme, this time with a tournament for both men and women. For the first time, the men’s ice hockey tournament was opened to all professionals, and women’s ice hockey was introduced to the Olympic programme. The inspired team from the Czech Republic scored a surprise victory.
XVII Winter Olympic Games  Nagano 1998
Opening Ceremony 07 Feb 1998
Closing Ceremony 22 Feb 1998
Host City Nagano
Country Japan
Nations Participating 72
Athletes Female 787 Male 1389
Events 68
Disciplines 6
Volunters 32000
Media 8329
Asian Medal Standings
Rank Country G S B T RT
1 JPN Japan
5 1 4 10 1
2 KOR Korea
3 1 2 6 3
3 CHN China
0 6 2 8 2
4 KAZ Kazakhstan
0 0 2 2 4

    Total: 8 8 10 26  
Legend
G - Gold      S - Silver      B - Bronze     T - Total      RT - Rank by Total
Note
Rank by Total is calculated by total number of Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals.
  

Emblem

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Emblem, Nagano 1998

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