At least 87, although details aren’t finalized yet. Not surprisingly, Northern Hemisphere nations, such as Austria, Finland, France, Sweden, Great Britain and the United States, have dominated medal counts consistently for nearly 100 years. But notable exceptions occasionally occur, and the world cheers them all the more enthusiastically for their snow-deprived origins.
For instance, the Jamaican bobsled team captured the hearts of fans worldwide upon their debut in Calgary at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Despite failing to finish in medal territory, these intrepid athletes earned fans around the world and even inspired a film.