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For the first time, Winter Game are confided to a country of the Asiatic continent, Japan, which, eight years previously, in Tokyo, had very well organized summer's games. It is a big city, bigger than Grenoble where from a more considerable dispersal still competitions.
Dates : February 3 to 13
Participating N.O.C.: 35
Number of Sports : 8
Number of Events : 35
Number of Athletes : 1006
Men : 800
Women : 206
Opening : His Majesty Emperor Hiro-Hito
Oath : Keiichi Suzuki
Oath for officials : Fumio Asaki
Final Torch Bearers : Hideki Takada
Candidates cities : Banff (CAN), Lahti/Are (SWE) and Salt Lake City (USA)
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries