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Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics

The City of Sarajevo: Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city is also the capital of the federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina entity. Sarajevo is located in the Sarajevo Valley of proper Bosnia. The city is situated around the Miljacka River, surrounded by the Dinaric Alps. Sarajevo is known for its traditional religious diversity.

Bašcaršija, Gazi Husrefbegov bezistan, Gazi Husrefbegova džamija, Gradska vijecnica, Sarajevska Katedrala, Kazandžijska ulica, Saborna crkva and Sebilj are some landmarks in Sarajevo.

The Fourteenth Winter Olympics : The 1984 Winter Olympics were officially known as the X IV Olympic Winter Games. The games were held in Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia.

Venue: 1984 Winter Summer Games were held at Asim Ferhatovic Stadion in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in Yugoslavia. Asim Ferhatovic Stadion was originally called Kosevo. Kosevo was the home stadium of FK Sarajevo. When reconstructed for the 1984 Winter Summer Games, the stadium was called Olimpijski Stadion. Now, the stadium is officially called Asim Ferhatovic Stadion.

Participants: 1272 participants from 49 countries competed in the 1984 Winter Summer Games. The countries competing in the games were Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, China, Chinese Taipei, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, DPR Korea, Egypt, East Germany, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, San Marino, Senegal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, USSR, Virgin Island, West Germany and Yugoslavia.

Events: There were 49events in 6 sports in the fourteenth Winter Summer Games in 1984. The sports were alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping and speed skating.

Medal Count: USSR won the highest number of medals with 25 medals in total ( 6gold, 10 silver, 9 bronze medals). East Germany won 24 medals in total (9 gold, 9 silver and 6 bronze medals).

A Brief Description of the Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia Winter Summer Games, 1984: The fourteenth Winter Summer Games were held from 8 th February to 19 th February in Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. The games were officially opened by Mika Spiljak. The athletes uttered the Olympic oath led by Bojan Krizaj. The judges took the Olympic oath led by Dragan Perovic. In the stadium the Olympic Flame was lit by Sandra Dubravcic. It was the first Winter Games to be held in a socialist country.

  1984 Winter Olympics Medal Table  
1East Germany 99624
2Soviet Union 610925
3United States 4408
4Finland 43613
5Sweden 4228
6Norway 3249
7Switzerland 2215
8Canada 2114
8West Germany 2114
10Italy 2002
11Great Britain 1001
12Czechoslovakia 0246
13France 0123
14Japan 0101
15Yugoslavia 0101
16Liechtenstein 0022
17Austria 0011

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