FANDOM


The Winter Olympic Games was first held in 1924, is an international multi-sport event that takes place on the ice and snow. It is organised by the International Olympic Committee that also oversees the host city's preparation.

List of Winter Olympic Games

Games Year Host Dates Nations Competitors Sports Disci-
plines
Events Top Nation
Total Men Women
I 1924 France Chamonix, France 25 January – 5 February 16 258 247 11 6 9 16 Flag of Norway.svg Norway (NOR)
II 1928 Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland 11–19 February 25 464 438 26 4 8 14 Flag of Norway.svg Norway (NOR)
III 1932 United States Lake Placid, United States  4–15 February 17 252 231 21 4 7 14 United States United States (USA)
IV 1936 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany  6–16 February 28 646 566 80 4 8 17 Flag of Norway.svg Norway (NOR)
1940 Awarded to Sapporo, Japan; cancelled due to World War II
1944 Awarded to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; cancelled due to World War II
V 1948 Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland 30 January – 8 February 28 561 484 77 3 8 21 Flag of Norway.svg Norway (NOR)
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden (SWE)
VI 1952 Norway Oslo, Norway 14–25 February 30 694 585 109 4 8 22 Flag of Norway.svg Norway (NOR)
VII 1956 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy 26 January – 5 February 32 821 687 134 4 8 24 Soviet Union Soviet Union (URS)
VIII 1960 23x15px Squaw Valley, United States 18–28 February Future Event

External links

Template:Olympic Games Template:Nations at the Olympics Template:Olympic Games results Template:Olympic Winter Games Host Cities Template:Multi-sport events