88 different nations will participate in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
There are 88 nations participating in the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi. For full list of countries see related links below,
205 nations are participating in 2010 Youth Olympic Games.
Only 80 countries participated at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, 66 nations (including USA) boycotted in protest of the invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviet troops.It was the lowest total of countries attended since the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, which had only 72 countries participating.
Approximately 2,600 athletes from 82 nations participated in 86 events. See related links below for details.
204 Nations they do not count as countries but as NOCs or Participating National Olympic Committees as Great Britain also includes Scotland Wales and others
there are 204 nations competing in this olympics
there were 204 countries that qualified for the olympics.
Here's a medal table of all nations participating in swimming in some way at the 2004 Olympics, per swimrankings.net. http://www.swimrankings.net/index.php?page=meetDetail&meetId=1095137 I count 152 participating nations, of which 20 nations won medals.
88 nations were qualified to compete. 6 more nations than the 2010 olympics.
There were 204 countries in the parade of nations. So 204!