Sapporo 1972

First Asian winter games

XI. Olympic Winter Games
Date February 3 - 13
Participants 35 nations
1,008 athletes
(206 women)
Sports 8
Events 35
Patron Emperor Hirohito
Visitors 621,000
 
Medal Tally
# Country G S B
1 USSR 8 5 3
2 GDR 4 3 7
3 Switzerland 4 3 3
4 Netherlands 4 3 2
5 USA 3 2 3
6 FR of Germany 3 1 1
7 Norway 2 5 5
8 Italy 2 2 1
9 Austria 1 2 2
10 Sweden 1 1 2