Winter Olympic Games

Year City Dates
1924 I Chamonix, France January 25 – February 4
1928 II St. Moritz, Switzerland February 11 – February 19
1932 III Lake Placid, USA February 4 – February 15
1936 IV Garmish-Partekirchen, Germany February 6 – February 16
1940 Sapporo, Japan
St. Moritz, Switzerland
Garmish-Partenkirchen, Germany
Canceled due to WWII
1944 Cortina d’ Ampezzo, Italy
Canceled due to WWII
1948 V St. Moritz, Switzerland January 30 – February 5
1952 VI Oslo, Norway February 14 – February 25
1956 VII Cortina d’ Ampezzo, Italy January 26 – February 9
1960 VIII Squaw Valley, USA February 18 – February 28
1964 IX Innsbruck, Austria January 29 – February 9
1968 X Grenoble, France February 6 – February 18
1972 XI Sapporo, Japan February 3 – February 13
1976 XII Denver, USA
Innsbruck, Austria
February 4 – February 15
The 1976 Winter Olympic Games were originally awarded to Denver, USA. Denver withdrew in 1974 after a City referendum. The Games were then awarded to Innsbruck, Austria.
1980 XIII Lake Placid, USA February 14 – February 23
1984 XIV Sarejevo, Yugoslavia February 8 – February 19
1988 XV Calgary, Canada February 15 – February 28
1992 XVI Albertville, France February 8 – February 23
1994 XVII Lillehammer, Norway February 12 – February 27
The IOC decided to alternate the Winter and Summer Olympic Games biannually. The change was made due to financial constraints (sports, funding, and management of multiple Olympic Host and Bid Cites) in planning such large events.
1998 XVIII Nagano, Japan February 7 – February 22
2002 XIX Salt Lake City, USA February 9 – February 24
2006 XX Torino, Italy February 4 – February 19
2010 XXI Vancouver, Canada February 12 – February 28
2014 XXII Sochi, Russia February  7 – February 23
2018 XXIII Pyeong Chang, South Korea February 9 – February 25
2022 XXIV Bejing, China
2026 XXV Pending
2030 XXVI Pending
2034 XXVII Pending
2038 XXVIII Pending
2042 XXIX Pending
2046 XXX Pending