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Parade of Nations

77 flag bearers carried the flag of their delegation into the XIX Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. How many delegations will be represented in Athens in 2004?

Learn more about some of the countries that participate in the Olympics. Our Parade of Nations highlights many of the countries that have hosted the Olympics in the past.

Countries (past hosts of Olympic Games)

For more information on past hosts go to the Olympic Committee site.

There are 202 National Olympic Committees represented at the International level. They are organized using the 5 continents. During the the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games traditionally, eight people carry in the Olympic flag. Five of these flag bearers represent the continents, while the other three stand for the Olympic ideals.



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Coaches Notes

International Paralympic Committee
International Paralympic Committee

US Paralympics
US Paralympics

Canadian Paralympic Committee
Canadian Paralympic Committee



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