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embleme THE XVth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES torche
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When in 1982 the XV Olympics of winter were assigned in Calgary in the province of the Alberta this city had just celebrated its hundredth birthday For the inhabitants theses games were the final bouquet of development of the city of oil.
February 13 1988 is a date in the history of the television That particular day near two billions and half of viewers attended the opening ceremony.
Dates: February 13 to 28
Participating N.O.C.: 57
Number of Sports: 8
Number of Events: 46
Number of Athletes: 1423
Men: 1110
Women: 313
Volontiers : 9 498
Medias : 6 838
Opening: Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Jeanne Sauvé, Governor General of Canada
Oath: Pierre Harvey
Oath for officials : Suzanna Morrow-Francis
Number of torch bearer: 6 520
Final Torch Bearers: Robyn Perry
Candidates cities: Falun (SWE) and Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA)
The table of the medals alphabetically of the countries