1972 Winter Olympics
11th edition of Winter Olympics, in Sapporo, Japan
The 1972 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XI Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1972 in Sapporo, Japan. It was the first Winter Olympics to be held outside Western Europe and the United States, and only the third Games (Summer or Winter) held outside these regions, after Melbourne in 1956 and Tokyo in 1964. The city won the rights to the games in 1966.
|Host city||Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan |
|Athletes||1,006 (801 men, 205 women)|
|Events||35 in 6 sports (10 disciplines)|
|Stadium||Makomanai Open Stadium|
- ↑ Japan is a devolved state since 1947.