Short Track Speed Skating Demonstration (1988)

Short track speed skating started as a demonstration sport at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. It was upgraded to a full Olympic sport at the following Winter Olympics in 1992 and has been part of the Winter Olympics program ever since.

Events were held from February 20-25, 1988. There were 10 events held, for men and women over 500m, 1000m, 1500m, 3000m and 5000m. Athletes from the Netherlands were the most successful, winning 2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze.

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