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The first Winter Olympics ever held were in Chamonix, France in the year 1924.

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Which city in Asia was the first to hold the winter Olympics?

Sapporo, Japan wsa the first Asian city to host the Winter Olympics. It was held in 1972.


Was Australia the only country in the southern hemisphere to hold the winter Olympics?

No


Who was the first country to hold the summer and winter Olympics in the same year?

France in 1924. Other countries hold the Winter Games and Summer Games in the same year are the United States in 1932 and Germany in 1936.


What year did Norway hold the winter Olympics?

According to the IOC's official website, Norway held the 1994 Winter Olympics in 1994. The country has also held the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo. This was the same year the Summer Olympics were in Helsinki, Finland.


Was sapporo the first Asia city to hold the winter Olympics?

Yes


Second Asian country that held Olympics?

South Korea was the second unique Asian country to hold the Olympics in 1988. (Japan had held both the Winter and the Summer Olympics before then)


What country proposed the winter olympic games?

That really wasn't proposed by a country. An Italian count named Eugenio Brunetta d'Usseaux suggested that the International Olympic Committee hold winter events as part of the 1912 Games in Stockholm. This was not done, but the idea was brought up again and it was decided to hold winter events at the 1916 Games in Berlin. Those games were cancelled due to World War I. It wasn't until 1924 that winter events made their debut in the Olympics as part of the Summer Games. They were such a huge success that the International Olympic Committee decided to hold a separate Winter Olympics every four years and designated the events held in 1924 as the first Winter Olympics.


How often do they hold the summer Olympics?

They hold them every four years (same as the Winter Olympics).


What year did South Korea hold the Winter Olympics?

South Korea has not hosted the Winter Olympics. Seoul did host the 1988 Summer Olympics.


What year did first communist country hold Olympics?

1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Russia, USSR.


When did Japan last hold the Olympics?

Nagano held the Winter Olympics in 1998.


In what year did Calgary hold the Winter Olympics?

1988


When did Belgium hold the winter Olympics?

Didn't host!!


Where in the world would be a good place to hold the winter Olympics games?

Well the best place i think to place the winter Olympics games are Colorado.


How many times did Innsbruck hold the Winter Olympics?

Twice, in 1964 and 1976.


What is a good place to hold the winter Olympics games?

Lake Placid, NY


Did Sarajevo hold any Olympics?

Yes in 1984, winter Olympic games.


Where Were winter Olympics held in 1992?

Albertville, France and the same location wild hold the 2022 winter games as well


What country will hold the 2012 Olympics?

Great Britain


When will Geramny hold the next Olympics?

There are currenty no plans to hold the Olympics in Germany. next year it will be in London, then the winter Olympics in Germany then Rio de janeiro. The Olympic comittee will decide from there on.


Did Kiel hold the Winter Olympics?

If you mean Kiel, Germany ... no. However, Kiel was the site of the sailing competition for the 1972 Summer Olympics.


What country will hold the Olympics Games in 2012?

The 2012 Olympics will be held at London, England, in the UK.


What country will host the the Olympics in 2012?

London will hold the 2012 Olympics im pretty sure.


When did Bosnia and Herzegovina hold the olympics?

In 1984 the Winter Olympics were held in Sarajevo. At that time it was in Yugoslavia. Sarajevo is now the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina.


What characteristics does a country need in order to hold the Olympics?

i think it just has to be a country with a government