The Winter Olympic Games Quiz: 1988 Calgary vs. 2018 Pyeongchang

It's been 30 years since Calgary hosted the Winter Olympics in 1988. The 2018 Winter Olympics start on February 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the two Olympic Games and see how they compare.



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In 1988, Calgary hosted the 15th Winter Olympic Games. It was the first time a Canadian city was chosen to host the Winter Olympics, and they ran from February 13 to 28, 1988. Team Canada ended up winning five medals, several memorable talents and personalities were introduced to the world (we're looking at you, Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards) and the city's purpose-built Olympics sporting venues are still used today for training, events and recreation. Click here to read more about the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

Now, Canadians and athletes from around the world are heading to Pyeongchang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics from February 9 to 25, 2018. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the two Olympic Games and see how they compare.

 

 

 

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