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1968 Winter Olympic Games

 

Grenoble, France

The tenth Winter Olympics was the second to be staged in France, 44 years after Chamonix hosted the first such celebration. Norway returned to the top of the medals table after giving best to the Soviet Union in the previous three Games. A record 37 nations (with Germany split into East and West teams for the first time), with 1081 men and 212 women competitors.

Medal Table

 
NATION

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

TOTAL

1
NORWAY
 6
 6
 2
 14
2
SOVIET UNION
 5
 5
  3
 13
3
FRANCE
4
3
 2
 9
4
ITALY
4
-
-
 4
5
AUSTRIA
3
4
4
11
6
NETHERLANDS
3
3
3
9
7
SWEDEN
3
2
3
8
8
WEST GERMANY
2
2
3
7
9
UNITED STATES
1
5
1
7
10=
FINLAND
1
2
2
5
10=
EAST GERMANY
1
2
2
5
12
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
1
2
1
4
13
CANADA
1
1
1
3
14
SWITZERLAND
-
2
4
6
15
ROMANIA
-
-
1
1
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