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The first summer olympic's of the modern era was held in 1896, the same year as the winter Olympics. It was not until 1992 that they separated the summer and winter Olympics to different years.

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When did the summer and winter Olympics event start being held in separate years?

The first summer Olympics were held in 1896. The first winter Olympics began in 1924 concurrently with the summer Olympics. 1992, the IOC held separate Olympics alternating in 2 year spans, i.e. winter Olympics last held in 2006, summer Olympics last held in 2008.


When did the summer and winter olympic games begin to be held seperetely?

1992 was the last year they were held the same year. 1994 was the first time the Winter Olympics were not in the same year as the Summer Olympics.


Where is the summer Olympics being held this year?

the 2012 summer Olympics will be held in London, England


Is the summer Olympics held every year?

The summer Olympics is held every four years.


What year was the Summer Olympics held in South Korea?

The 1988 Summer Olympics were held in Seoul.


Where was the first Summer Olympics held and in what year?

athens, greece-1896


What year will the next summer games be held in and were?

I can answer your first question, the next summer Olympics will be in 2012.


When were the summer and winter Olympics held in the same year?

Until 1992. The 1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer was the first held when the Summer Games would not be held in the same year.


Are the winter and summer Olympics in the same year?

The Winter and Summer Olympics were held on the same year until 1992 when the Summer Olympics were held in Barcelona and the Winter Olympics were held in Albertville, France. The IOC voted to change the tradition and the next Winter Olympics were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway.


When was the first time that the winter and summer Olympics were not held in the same year?

not sure


When were the summer and winter Olympics separated?

1992 was the final year the Winter Olympics and Summer Olympics were held in the same year.


What happened to summer and winter Olympics after the year 1992?

Instead of holding both Olympics in the same year, starting in 1994 the Winter and Summer Olympics are now held two years apart. The next Winter Olympics will be held in 2010 and the next Summer Olympics will be held in 2012.


What year did first communist country hold Olympics?

1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Russia, USSR.


Where will the 2010 Summer Games be held?

there will be no Summer Olympics in 2010, the Winter Olympics were held this year. the next Summer Olympics will be in 2012, in London, England.


What year was the winter and Summer began alternating?

The Winter and Summer Olympics were held on the same year until 1992 when the Summer Olympics were held in Barcelona and the Winter Olympics were held in Albertville, France. The IOC voted to change the tradition and the next Winter Olympics were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway.


What year was the first Olympic games held on?

The first Olympic games were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. It was a summer Olympics. The first Winter Olympics were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France; however, winter Olympic events were held as early as London 1908, but not as a separate Olympics.


Were the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow?

The summer Olympics were held in Moscow and the winter Olympics were held in Lake Placid, NY. The winter and summer Olympics were held during the same year prior to 1994


Why is the Olympics held at this time year?

The Olympic Is Held At This Time Of Year Because It Started In The Summer On The First Olympic And Now It Is Kept As A Tradition.


Where was the location of the 2006 summer Olympics?

There were no summer Olympics in 2006, but the winter Olympics held that year were in Turin, Italy.


When did the winter and summer Olympics switch years?

The Winter and Summer Olympics were held on the same year until 1992 when the Summer Olympics were held in Barcelona and the Winter Olympics were held in Albertville, France. The IOC voted to change the tradition and the next Winter Olympics were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway.


What year did the modern summer Olympics start?

The modern summer Olympic Games were first held in Athens, Greece, in 1896.


Summer Olympics is held every what year?

The summer Olympics takes place every leap year/4 years.


What year were the summer Olympics not held?

1932


Where are the 2018 summer Olympics to be held?

There will not be a 2018 Summer Olympics. The year 2018 will be for the Winter Olympics which have not confirmed a host yet.


Where are the 2014 Olympic games held?

If you mean the Summer Olympics, then there are no Olympics this year. If you mean the Winter Olympics, then they are to be held in 'Sochi'.

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