1988 Summer Olympics

Games of the XXIV Olympiad, held in Seoul in 1988

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)
Nations159
Athletes8,391 (6,197 men, 2,194 women)
Events237 in 23 sports (31 disciplines)
Opening17 September
Closing2 October
Opened by
Cauldron
Sohn Mi-chung
Chung Sun-man
Kim Won-tak[1][2]
StadiumSeoul Olympic Stadium
Summer
Los Angeles 1984 Barcelona 1992
Winter
Calgary 1988 Albertville 1992
Map of countries who took part in the 1988 Olympics (in green).

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 International Olympic Committee (9 October 2014). "Factsheet – Opening Ceremony of the Games of the Olympiad". Press release. https://stillmed.olympic.org/Documents/Reference_documents_Factsheets/Opening_ceremony_of_the_Games_of_the_Olympiad.pdf. Retrieved 22 December 2018. 
  2. "Seoul 1988 Torch Relay". www.olympic.org. Retrieved 2 June 2018.

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