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Barcelona 1992 - Key facts

Dates

July 25-August 9

Other candidate cities

Paris, Brisbane, Belgrade, Birmingham, Amsterdam

Mascot

Cobi, the little dog

Participants

9,356 (2,704 women)

Participating nations

169

Sports

25

Events

257

Medals awarded

815

Games declared open by

Juan Carlos I, Spainish monarch

Last relay bearer of the Olympic flame

Juan Antonio San Epifano, "Epi" (basketball - Spain)

Flame lit by

Antonio Rebollo (archery - paralympics)

Olympic oath read by

Luis Doreste (sailing)

President of IOC

Juan Antonio Samaranch (Spain)

Television rights

636,060 million dollars

Accredited journalists

12,831


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