Sapporo 1972

Sapporo 1972

Over 1000 competitors travelled to the East.

The Sapporo Olympics were the first Winter Games in Asia. 

Over 1000 competitors from 35 countries took part. This was a slight drop from the previous Games. The disciplines were the same. 

On the ice rink, Ard Schenk was the great champion with three long-distance victories. 

Magnar Solberg retained his Biathlon gold, while Pål Tyldum won the 50 km.

Official poster, Sapporo 1972.

Official poster.