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1988 Winter Olympics


1988 Winter Olympics - 70 Meter Ski Jump


1988 Winter Olympics


1988 Winter Olympic- Ladies Figures & Short Program


Calgary 1988 Opening Ceremony Highlights


1988 Winter Olympics-Ladies Long Program

The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, was a Winter Olympics multi-sport event celebrated in and around Calgary, Alberta, Canada, between February 13 and 28, 1988 and were the first Winter Olympics to be held over a whole two week period. The host city was selected in 1981 over Falun, Sweden, and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Most events took place in Calgary while several skiing events were held in the mountain resorts of Nakiska and Canmore, west of the city.
  • Host city selection 

  • Venues 

  • Preparations 

  • Event highlights 

  • Participating National Olympic Committees 

  • Legacy