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The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated in Sarajevomarker in Bosnia and Herzegovinamarker, which was at the time part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslaviamarker. Other candidate cities were Sapporo, Japanmarker; and Gothenburgmarker, Swedenmarker. It was the first Winter Games and the second Olympics held in a socialist country (the first was the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscowmarker). The chart's information comes from the International Olympic Committee Vote History web page.

1984 Winter Olympics Bidding Results
City NOC Name Round 1 Round 2
Sarajevomarker 31 39
Sapporo 33 36
Gothenburgmarker 10 -


Torch Relay

The torch relay for the 1984 Sarajevo Olympic games started in Olympia-Athens and then by Airplane to Dubrovnik (Route One) Split- Ljubljana– Zagreb - Sarajevo(Route Two) Skopje – Novi Sad – Belgrade – Sarajevo The total distance of the Torch relay was 5,289 km (plus 2,879 km of local routes). Two Routes main routes and one in the west (2,602 km), the other in the east (2,687 km). The final torchbearer, from a total of 1600, was Sanda Dubravcic.

Highlights



Official mascot

Readers of Yugoslav newspapers were asked to choose the mascot for the 1984 Winter Olympics from a list of six finalists. The winner was Vučko, the little wolf, designed by Slovenian designer and illustrator Jože Trobec. The other finalists were a chipmunk, a lamb, a mountain goat, a porcupine, and a snowball.

Venues

City venues



Mountain venues



Other facilities

  • Olympic Village, Mojmilo
  • Press Village, Dobrinja
  • Hotels: Igman (Igman), Famos (Bjelašnica), Smuk (Bjelašnica), Bistrica (Jahorina)


Medals awarded

See the medal winners, ordered by sport:

Demonstration sport



Medal count

1 9 9 6 24
2 6 10 9 25
3 4 4 0 8
4 4 3 6 13
5 4 2 2 8
6 3 2 4 9
7 2 2 1 5
8 2 1 1 4
2 1 1 4
10 2 0 0 2


Participants

A then record of 49 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) entered athletes at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games.

Egyptmarker, Monacomarker, Puerto Rico, Senegalmarker, and Virgin Islands participated in their 1st Winter Olympic Games.

The Republic of Chinamarker ended its boycott of the Olympic Games over the controversy regarding the IOC's recognition of the People's Republic of Chinamarker, and competed as Chinese Taipei for the first time.


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