1988 Summer Olympics

Games of the XXIV Olympiad, in Seoul, South Korea

The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, were held in Seoul, South Korea from September 17 to October 2.

Games of the XXIV Olympiad
MottoHarmony and Progress
(Korean: 화합과 전진)
Athletes8,391 (6,197 men, 2,194 women)
Events237 in 23 sports (31 disciplines)
Opening17 September
Closing2 October
Opened by
Sohn Mi-chung
Chung Sun-man
Kim Won-tak[1][2]
StadiumSeoul Olympic Stadium
Los Angeles 1984 Barcelona 1992
Calgary 1988 Albertville 1992
Map of countries who took part in the 1988 Olympics (in green).

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Factsheet – Opening Ceremony of the Games of the Olympiad" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. 9 October 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 14 August 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  2. "Seoul 1988 Torch Relay". www.olympic.org. Retrieved 2 June 2018.

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