The City of Grenoble: Grenoble, the capital of Isere District, is a city in southeast France. The name of the commune is also Grenoble .
The Tenth Winter Olympics: The 1968 Winter Olympics were officially known as the X Olympic Winter Games. The games were held in Grenoble, the capital of the Isere district in southeast France .
Venue: 1968 Winter Summer Games were held at Stade Lesdiguières in Grenoble, France. Stade Lesdiguières is a football stadium. The opening ceremony was held in Stade Inaugural .
Participants: 1158 participants from 37 countries competed in the 1968 Winter Summer Games . The medal wining countries in the games were Norway USSR, France, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, West Germany and United States.
Events: There were 35events in 6 sports in the tenth Winter Summer Games in 1968. The sports included in the schedule were alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping and speed skating.
Medal Count: Norway won the highest number of medals with 14 medals in total ( 6gold, 6 silver, 2 bronze medals ). USSR won 13 medals in total with 5 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals. France, the host country won 9 medals (4 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals).
A Brief Description of the Grenoble, France Winter Summer Games, 1968: The tenth Winter Summer Games were held from 6 th February to 18 th February in Grenoble, the capital of Isere district in France. The games were officially opened by Charles de Gaulle. The athletes uttered the Olympic oath led by Leo Lacroix. In the stadium the Olympic Flame was lit by Alain Calmat . In this Olympiad a mascot for the games was adopted for the first time. The mascot of the Grenoble Winter Summer Games was called "Schuss", a styled Skier .