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

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


Why do the summer and winter Olympics take place in different 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.


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.


Are the Olympics held annually?

Summer Olympics are held every 4 years, same with winter, but say in 2000 summer Olympics occurred then in 2002 winter olypmics will be held then in 2004 summer again


Did the summer and winter Olympics bo held at the same time?

Not in the same month but both the Winter and Summer Olympics were held in the same year through 1992. After 1992, the Winter and Summer Olympics are held two years apart. The Summer Games are in a leap year and the Winter Games are in the even numbered year between leap years.


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.


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


When do the Olympic games happen?

The Summer, Winter, Paralympic, and Youth Olympic games (otherwise known as the Modern Olympic games) are held every four years. The Winter Olympics are held half way between the Summer Olympics, so Beijing 2008 (summer) was held in 2008, Vancouver 2010 (winter) was held in 2010, and London 2012 (summer) was held in 2012. The Summer and Winter Paralympics are held shortly after their respective Olympic counterparts in the same year. The Youth Olympics also holds summer and winter events. The summer events are held in the same year as the Winter Olympics, while the winter events are held in the same year as the Summer Olympics.


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.


Where will the winter Olympics be held in 2008?

The winter Olympics are no longer held in the same year as the summer games. The next winter games will be in 2010 and held in Vermount.


What year was the first summer Olympics held?

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.


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.


Does the winter Olympics come every 4or 2 years?

The Winter Olympics is held every four years, just like the Summer Olympics. Since 1988 they have been held two years after the previous Summer Olympics date. Prior to that time, they were held in the same year as the Summer Olympics was held.


Why were there no Olympics in 1978?

At that time, both the Winter Olympics and the Summer Olympics were being held in the same year. Both Olympics were held in 1976 and then in 1980. It wasn't until 1994 that the Winter Olympics was separated from the Summer Olympics by 2 years.


Why were there no Olympics in 1990?

Prior to 1992 both summer and winter Olympics were held in the same calendar year. After that year it was decided that the winter Olympics should be held in the off two years from the summer Olympics so in 1994 the winter Olympics were held in Lillihammer, Norway just two years after the previous winter Olympics. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Olympic_Games


Where was the 2009 Olympics?

Actually, there were no 2009 Olympics. Olympic games are held every 2 years. The same type of Olympic games are held every four years. 2000 had Summer Olympics, 2002 had Winter Olympics, 2004 had Summer Olympics, 2006 had Winter Olympics, 2008 had Summer Olympics, and 2010 had Winter Olympics. The Olympic games are never held on an odd numbered year.


When did the summer Olympics and winter Olympics divide into 2 year interval?

The last year the Winter Games and Summer Games were held in the same year was 1992. The next Winter Games were held in 1994 (Lillehammer) and the next Summer Games were held in 1996 (Atlanta).


When are the Special Olympics held?

the summer special Olympics are held every four years, and alternate with the winter special Olympics every two years, same as the standard Olympics. The next summer Olympics will be in 2011, and the winter in 2013.


How often do they have the Olympics?

The summer olympics are held every 4 years, same with the winter, but they alternate, so that the summer olympics is in 2000 and the winter olympics is in 2002. Then that means the next summer olympics is in 2004 and the next winter is in 2006. I hope this answers your Question


How many Olympic games were there in a year?

The summer Olympics and the winter Olympics are held every four years. They use to be held in the same year, but, a few years ago, they were changed, so the winter Olympics and the summer Olympics are separated by two years. There are summer Olympics in 2012, then in 2016, and 2020. The next winter Olympics are in 2014, 2018, then 2022.


Is the Olympics always at the same time of the year?

The Olympics are held every 4 years. The Winter Olympics is held in January and February and the Summer Olympics are held in July and August.


Why were there no winter Olympics in 1970?

The Olympics are every 4 years. There were Winter Olympics in 1968 and 1972, but, not in 1970. The idea of have the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics in different even number years is something that was started just a few years ago. The two events used to be held in the same year. There were Summer Olympics in 1968 and 1972 (where the Israeli athletes were murdered), but, no Summer, or Winter, Olympics were held in 1970.


Are the summer and winter Olympics usually held in the same place?

no they are not the summer in 08 was bejing and the 2010 winter olymics was vancover


Where was the 1st winter and summer Olympics held in the same year?

France.The 1924 Winter Games were held in Chamonix and the 1924 Summer Games were held in Paris.