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

  • Biathlon
    • Men: 10 km, 20 km, 12.5 km pursuit, 15 km mass start, 47.5 km relay
    • Women: 7.5 km, 15 km, 10 km pursuit, 12.5 km mass start, 46 km relay
  • Bobsleigh
    • Bobsleigh: four-man (men), two-man (men/women)
    • Skeleton: individual (men/women)
  • Curling (men/women)
  • Ice Hockey (men/women)
  • Luge
    • doubles (mixed), singles (men/women)
  • Skating
    • Figure Skating: ice dancing (mixed), pairs (mixed), individual (men/women)
    • Short Track Speed Skating: 500 m, 1,000 m, 1,500 m (men/women), 3000 m relay (women), 5,000 m relay (men)
    • Speed Skating: 500 m, 1000 m, 1,500 m, 5000 m, team pursuit (men/women), 3,000 m (women), 10,000 m (men)
  • Skiing
    • Alpine Skiing: alpine combined downhill, slalom, giant slalom, super-G (men/women)
    • Cross Country Skiing: 10 km pursuit, 30 km mass start, 410 km relay, 1.5 km sprint, 15 km, 50 km (men), 5 km pursuit, 15 km mass start, 45 km relay, 1.5 km sprint, 10 km, 30 km (women)
    • Freestyle Skiing: aerials, moguls (men/women)
    • Nordic Combined: individual, sprint, team (men)
    • Ski Jumping: K120 individual (90 m), K120 team (90 m), K90 individual (70 m) (men)
    • Snowboard: Giant parallel slalom, Half Pipe, Snowboard Cross (men/women)

Further information