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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.

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