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Games of the XXIV Olympiad
Host city w:Seoul, South Korea
Events 263 in 27 sports
Opening ceremony September 17
Closing ceremony October 2
Stadium Olympic Stadium

Seoul 88

The 1988 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, was held from September 17 to October 2, 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. They were the second summer Olympic Games to be held in Asia and the first since Tokyo 1964.

160 nations were represented by a total of 8391 athletes: 6197 men and 2194 women, with 237 events held. This made Seoul the largest Olympic games to be held at that point.

See Also

  • Logos - A collection of logos featuring this event.
  • Mascots - The official mascots of this Olympics'.
  • Torch - Information about this Olympics' torch.
Preceded by
Calgary 1988
Succeeded by
Albertville 1992
Preceded by
Los Angeles 1984
Summer Olympics
Succeeded by
Barcelona 1992

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