3 times: 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
The first Asian host of the Winter Olympics was the city of Sapporo in Japan which hosted the 1972 Games
Yes, 3 times: 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
Nagano, Japan hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics from February 7th to February 22nd.It was the second time the Winter Olympics were hosted in Japan (Sapporo hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics).
Sapporo, Japan wsa the first Asian city to host the Winter Olympics. It was held in 1972.
Japan. The Summer Olympics were held in Tokyo in 1964 and the Winter Olympics were held in Sapporo in 1972 and Nagano in 1998.
Yes, Japan hosted the Olympics three times. Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964, Sapporo hosted the Winter Olympics in 1972, and Nagano hosted the Winter Olympics in 1998. Tokyo is scheduled to host the Summer Olympics again in 2020.
Japan has hosted one Summer Games and two Winter Games.Tokyo hosted the Summer Games of 1964.Sapporo hosted the Winter Games of 1972.And Nagano hosted the Winter Games of 1998.Notably, Japan had been chosen to host a few more games. Both Tokyo and Sapporo were supposed to host games in 1940, but that was before they went on a wartime footing--the games were originally moved then called off altogether because too much of the world was involved in World War II.
The City of Nagano, Japan was the host for the 1998 Winter Olympics.
No, Asia has hosted 5 Olympics ... 1) 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo, Japan. 2) 1972 Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. 3) 1988 Summer Games in Seoul, South Korea. 4) 1998 Winter Games in Nagano, Japan. 5) 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, China. Asia will host its 6th Olympics when the 2018 Winter Games are held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.