1998 Winter Olympics

18th edition of Winter Olympics, in Nagano, Japan

The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVIII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. Other possible host cities were Aosta, Italy; Jaca, Spain; Östersund, Sweden; and Salt Lake City, USA. The selection was held in Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1991.

XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Host cityNagano, Japan
MottoCoexistence with Nature
(Japanese: 自然との共存, Shizen to no Kyōzon)
Athletes2,176 (1,389 men, 787 women)
Events68 in 7 sports (14 disciplines)
Opening7 February
Closing22 February
Opened by
StadiumNagano Olympic Stadium
Lillehammer 1994 Salt Lake 2002
Atlanta 1996 Sydney 2000

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