Who won the ski jump in 1988?

Who won the ski jump in 1988?

Matti Nykänen
Ski jumping at the 1988 Winter Olympics – Large hill individual

Men’s large hill individual at the XV Olympic Winter Games
Competitors 55 from 18 nations
winning score 224.0
Matti Nykänen Finland Erik Johnsen Norway Matjaž Debelak Yugoslavia

What was significant about the 1988 Winter Olympics?

It was the first Winter Olympic Games to be held for 16 days, like the counterpart Summer Olympic Games.

Where was the downhill skiing at the Calgary Olympics?

Mount Allan
Alpine Skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics consisted of ten alpine skiing events, held February 15–27 at Nakiska on Mount Allan, a new ski area west of Calgary.

Which of these became a Winter Olympic sport in 1988?

In 1988, the Canadian city of Calgary hosted the first Winter Olympics to span three weekends, lasting for a total of 16 days. New events were added in ski-jumping and speed skating, while future Olympic sports curling, short track speed skating and freestyle skiing made their debut appearance as demonstration sports.

Did Eddie the Eagle do the 90 Metres?

He finished last in both the 70m and 90m events at the Games, but by virtue of being Great Britain’s first Olympic ski jumper, he still set a personal and British record of 73.5 meters in one of his jumps.

Who won the most medals in the 1988 Winter Olympics?

Soviet Union
1988 Winter Olympics medal table

1988 Winter Olympics medals
Most gold medals Soviet Union (11)
Most total medals Soviet Union (29)
← 1984 Olympics medal tables 1992 →

How many medals did Canada win in the 1988 Winter Olympics?


Canada at the 1988 Winter Olympics
Flag bearer Brian Orser (figure skating)
Medals Ranked 13th Gold 0 Silver 2 Bronze 3 Total 5
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
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