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1928 Wintergames St. Moritz (Switzerland)

1928 Wintergames St. Moritz (Switzerland)

Type of game:Wintergames
City:St. Moritz
Country:Switzerland Switzerland

Date and place

2nd Olympic Winter Games St. Moritz 1928 , February 11 to 19


Number of participants: 464 (438 men and 26 women)

Total number of spectators: 45,000

Olympic Oath: Hans Eidenbenz (Switzerland, skier)

Participating countries: 25
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia, United States, Sweden , Switzerland


Skiing in the ski stadium (altitude: 1810 m, spectator capacity: 8,000 critical point of the ramp: 68 m), figure skating, ice hockey and speed skating in the Ice Stadium (capacity spectators: 47.000, snow skate 400 meters), bobsleigh on a natural track (length: 1570 m, height: 120 m, 16 curves, spectator capacity: 3000), skeleton in the natural course Cresta Run (length: 1,210 m altitude: 157 m, 15 curves).