Olympic Winter Games

The first Olympic Winter Games were held in 1924. Before the first Winter Games, some of the events (figure skating, ice hockey) had been part of the Olympic Summer Games.

Host Cities

  • Chamonix, France, 1924
  • St. Moritz, Switzerland, 1928
  • Lake Placid, United States, 1932
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 1936
  • St. Moritz, Switzerland, 1948
  • Oslo, Norway, 1952
  • Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, 1956
  • Squaw Valley, United States, 1960
  • Innsbruck, Austria, 1964
  • Grenoble, France, 1968
  • Sapporo, Japan, 1972
  • Innsbruck, Austria, 1976
  • Lake Placid, United States, 1980
  • Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, 1984
  • Calgary, Canada, 1988
  • Albertville, France, 1992
  • Lillehammer, Norway, 1994
  • Nagano, Japan, 1998
  • Salt Lake City, United States, 2002
  • Torino, Italy, 2006
  • Vancouver, Canada, 2010
  • Sochi, Russia, 2014

Winter sports

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