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Afghanistan sent 5 athletes to the 1988 Olympic Games, which were held in Seoul, the capital city of South Korea…Afghanistan is one of the ten poorest countries in the world.
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The People´s Republic of China has won a gold medal in women´s volleyball two times at the Olympic Games:Los Angeles (1984) and Athens(2004).
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Between September 15 and October 1, 2000, the Republic of Korea, or South Korea, delegation participated in the Olympic Games held in Sydney, Australia, winning 8 gold, 10 silver, and 10 bronze medals. Overall the Republic of Korea team ranked eighth, after the United States, Russia, China, Australia, Germany, France…
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Ahmed Salah was one of the most famous runners in the 1980s. He was born in Djibouti, a small country in Africa. Ahmed Salah won the bronze medal in the marathon at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
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The XXVI Summer Olympic Games were held in Atlanta, Georgia (USA), with 197 nations participating. Brazil sent 195 athletes to the Games. They returned to Rio de Janeiro with three gold, three silver, and nine bronze medals.
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India is the world´s second most populous country. However,India only won 1 bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Atlanta (USA).
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Saudi Arabia sent 9 athletes to the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
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Ghana won the bronze medal in soccer at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.
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Pakistan won two gold medals in filed hockey in the Olympic Games history: Rome(1960) and Mexico City(1968).
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The people´s Republic of China sent 219 athletes to the 1984 Summer Olympics. In the end, China won 15 gold medals and 32 medals overall.
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The soccer, or football, is the national sport in Brazil.It won two silver medals in soccer in the Olympic Games: Los Angeles(1984)and Seoul(1988).
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The 1984 Olympic Games were not boycotted by 12 socialist nations, including Benin, Congo, China, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Romania, Yugoslavia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Nicaragua sent 25 athletes to the XXIII Summer Olympic Games, which were held in Los Angeles, California (USA).The Nicaraguan delegation had athletes competing in three areas:baseball (20),boxing (3),and weighlifting (2).
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Peru competed at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada.Peru was represented by thirteen sportswomen in Canada.
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Panama sent 7 athletes to the 1972 Olympic Games, which were held in Munich,West Germany (currently Germany). The Panamanian delegation had athletes competing in four areas:track and field (1), boxing (2), wrestling (2),and weighlifting(1).
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Argentina has competed in the Olympic Games 21 times and won a total of 15 gold medals.
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Chile won the bronze medal in football in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney,Australia.
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Uruguay has won a bronze medal in men´s basketball two times at the Olympic Games:Helsinki(1952) and Melbourne(1956).
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Taiwan won the silver medal in baseball in the 1992 Olympic Games in Spain.
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Nigeria sent 33 athletes to the 1984 Olympic Games. Nigeria finished 33rd position in the final medal rankings, with 2 medals overall
Alejandro Guevara Onofre: He is a freelance writer.Alejandro is of Italian, African and Peruvian ancestry.He´ve studied political science and journalism.He has published more than seventy-five research paper in English, and more than twenty in Spanish, concerning the world issues, olympic sports, countries, and tourism. His next essay is called "The Dictator and Alicia Alonso".He is an expert on foreign affairs. Futhermore, Alejandro is the first author who has published a world-book encyclopedia in Latina America.
He admires Frida Kahlo (Mexican painter), Hillary Clinton (ex-First Lady of the USA), and Jimmy Carter (former President of the USA). His favorite film is "Gorillas in the Mist".Some of his favorite books are “The Return of Eva Peron and the Killings in Trinidad” (by V.S.Naipaul), "Las Mujeres de los Dictadores" (by Juan Gasparini) and “Murder of a Gentle Land” (by John Barron and Anthony Paul).His personal motto is "The future is for those people who believe in the beauty o f their dreams" by Eleanor Roosevelt.

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