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Olympic Locations Through the Years

Summer Games Winter Games
1896-Athens, Greece None
1900 Paris, France None
1904-St. Louis, Missouri None
1906-Athens, Greece None
1908 London, UK None
1912-Stockholm, Sweden None
1916 Berlin, Germany (not held) None
1920-Antwerp, Belgium None
1924-Paris, France 1924-Chamonix, France
1928-Amsterdam, Netherlands 1928-St. Moritz, Switzerland
1932-Los Angeles, California 1932-Lake Placid, New York
1936-Berlin, Germany 1936-Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany
1940-Tokyo, Japan (not held) 1940-Sapporo, Japan (not held)
1944-London, UK (not held) 1944-Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy (not held)
1948-London, UK 1948-St. Moritz, Switzerland
1952-Helsinki, Finland 1952-Oslo, Norway
1956-Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (Equestrian events only) 1956-Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy
1960-Rome, Italy 1960-Squaw Valley, California
1964-Tokyo, Japan 1964-Innsbruck, Austria
1968-Mexico City, Mexico 1968-Grenoble, France
1972-Munich, Germany 1972-Sapporo, Japan
1976-Montreal, Quebec, Canada 1976-Innsbruck, Austria
1980 Moscow, Russia 1980-Lake Placid, New York
1984-Los Angeles, California 1984-Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
1988-Seoul, South Korea 1988-Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1992-Barcelona, Spain 1992-Albertville, France
  1994-Lillehammer, Norway
1996-Atlanta, Georgia 1998-Nagano, Japan
2000-Sydney, Australia 2002-Salt Lake City, Utah
2004-Athens, Greece 2006-Turin, Italy
2008-Beijing, China 2010-Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2012-London, Great Britain 2014-Sochi, Russia
2016-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2018-Pyeongchang, South Korea
2020-Tokyo, Japan 2022-TBD

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