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1948 Wintergames St. Moritz (Switzerland)

1948 Wintergames St. Moritz (Switzerland)

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

Date and place

5th Olympic Winter Games 1948 in St. Moritz , January 30-February 8


Number of participants: 669 (592 men and 77 women)

Olympic Oath: Riccardo Torriani (Switzerland, ice hockey)

Participating countries: 28
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Yugoslavia, Korea, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, United States, Iceland, Sweden, Switzerland


Nordic skiing in the ski stadium St. Moritz-Bad (altitude 1810 m, spectator capacity: 8,000 ski: critical point: 68 m), alpine skiing in the area Corviglia-Piz Nair (downhill: starts at an altitude of 2700 m, height: Men 850 m women 524 m) and the next Suvrettaskilift (slalom races: altitude: 220 m Men, women 180 m), figure skating, ice hockey and speed skating in the ice stadium Badrutt-Am Park (altitude 1775 m, spectator capacity: 4700, 400 m rink - natural ice), a natural bobsleigh track (length 1576 m, height: 130 m, 16 curves, spectator capacity: 3000), skeleton in the natural course Cresta Run (Length: 1231 m, altitude 157 m, 15 curves).