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1988 Summer Olympics


John Williams Olympic Spirit 1988 Summer Olympics


1988 Summer Olympics Medal


Men's 200m Final at Seoul Olympics in 1988


Men's 800m Final at Seoul Olympics 1988


1988 Seoul Olympics - Parade of Nations

The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event celebrated from 17 September to 2 October 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. These games were the second Summer Olympic Games hosted in Asia, after the 1964 Summer Olympics were held in Tokyo, Japan. They were the first Olympic Games ever held in South Korea.
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  • Types 

  • Host city selection 

  • Highlights 

  • Significance of 1988 Olympics in South Korea 

  • 1988 Summer Olympics boycott 

  • Official theme song 

  • Venues 

  • Participating National Olympic Committees 

  • Mascot 

  • Broadcast rights