Hi, Paul Narracott became the first Australian to compete at both the Summer and Winter Olympics: he had competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics in athletics, and participated in bobsleigh in 1992. Hope it helps!
australia competed in the olympics in 1996
That was the 1896 Games in Athens.
The 1924 Winter Games in Chamonix. Switzerland has participated in every Winter Olympics that has been held.
Women first competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.
Italy first competed in the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
That was the 1956 Games in Melbourne.
China sent 24 athletes to the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid to compete in figure skating, speed skating, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, and biathlon. They did not win any medals. The 1980 Winter Olympics were the first Winter Olympics that China competed in.
1988 Winter Games in Calgary when Jamaica was represented by a men's bobsleigh team.
no women did not compete in the modern olympics
they still do not compete in the olympics........