Olympic winter plays 1992
|XVI. Olympic winter plays|
|participating athletes|| of 1,801|
(1,313 men, 488 women)
|competitions||57 in 7 kinds of sport|
|opening||8. February 1992|
|conclusion celebration||23. February 1992|
|opens Pierre|| Bornat (|
|) by|| François Mitterrand president olympic oath|
Surya Bonaly (sportsman)
|olympic torch/flare||Michel Platini, François Cyrille Grange|
|complete medal mirror|
XVI. Olympic winter plays became 1992 in Albertville, France delivered. Other candidate cities were Anchorage (the USA), Berchtesgaden (Germany), Cortina d'Ampezzo (Italy), Lillehammer (Norway), Falun (Sweden) and Sofia (Bulgaria).
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- for the first time since 1964 again an all-German crew began.
- the Norwegian ski long runners won all competitions, Bjørn Dæhlie and Vegard Ulvang won in each case three gold medals.
- German ice high-speed outer holidays Gunda Niemann won the gold medals over3000m and 5000m, the US American Bonnie Blair did it to her over the two short distances directly.
- Finnish ski Springer tonuses Nieminen became at the age of 16 years the youngest gold medal winner of all times with olympic winter plays.
- The Austrian Skifahrerin Petra Kronberger won two gold medals (slalom and Alpine combination)
- for the last time the winter plays took place in the same year as the summer games .
- Freestyle Skifahren, Shorttrack Eisschnelllauf and Biathlon of the women celebrated their olympic beginning as demonstration competitions.
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