Who won the first position in 1998 Winter Olympics?
Bulgaria and the Czech Republic won their first Winter Olympic gold medals in Nagano. The Czech Republic had previously won two gold medals as part of Czechoslovakia, and Bulgaria had won a bronze medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics.
Where were the Calgary Olympics held?
Has Japan ever hosted the Winter Olympics?
The hosting of the 1964 Summer Olympics (Tokyo) and the 1972 Winter Olympics (Sapporo) were, respectively, the first summer and winter games ever held in Asia. The 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics marked the third time that Japan has hosted the games.