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Alpine Skiing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Games

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Host City: Calgary, Canada
Date Started: February 15, 1988
Date Finished: February 21, 1988
Events: 10

Participants: 272 (177 men and 95 women) from 43 countries
Youngest Participant: ISV Seba Johnson (14 years, 297 days)
Oldest Participant: CRC Julián Muñoz (41 years, 231 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 9 athletes with 2 medals
Most Medals (Country): SUI Switzerland (11 medals)


For the first time since 1952, the Olympic Alpine program was changed, this time by the addition of two events for both men and women – the super-G, or super giant slalom, and the Alpine combined. The combined was a combination of downhill and slalom, and had been on the Olympic program in 1936 and 1948. The combined was contested on the World Cup circuit since 1975, and the super-G had been a World Cup event since 1983. All the Alpine events were raced at the Nakiska Ski Resort, on Mount Allan, 83 km. west of Calgary. In addition to the regular program, two events for disabled skiers were held as an exhibition.