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The 1940 Winter Olympics were not held due to World War II. They were originally scheduled to be held in Sapporo, Japan.

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Where were the 1940 Olympics?

The 1940 Olympics were held in two cities of Japan. The summer Olympics were held in Tokyo while the winter Olympics were held in Sapporo.

Where were the 1945 winter Olympics?

There was no Winter Olympics in 1945. The Winter Olympics are held on even numbered years. After the 1936 Winter Olympics held in Garmish, Germany the next Winter Olympics was held in 1948 in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The 1940 & 1944 Olympics were cancelled due to World War 2.

What years were the winter Olympics not held?

The first Winter Olympics were considered to be held in 1924. They have been held consistantly but for the years 1940 and 1944 due to World War II.

What distinction does the 1972 sapporo winter Olympics have?

The 1940 Winter Olympics was schehuled to be held in Sapporo but was cancelled because of World War II.

Why were the Olympics winter games of 1940 and 1944 cancelled?

the war was raging in Europe so there were no summer or winter Olympics being held for 5 years

Where was the 1918 Winter Olympics held?

There was no Winter Olympics held in 1918.

Where was the winter Olympics of 1982 held?

The Winter Olympics were not held in 1982.

Where were the 1966 winter Olympics held?

There were no Olympics in 1966. The 1964 Winter Olympics were held in Innsbruck, Austria and the 1968 Winter Olympics were held in Grenoble, France.

Why are there no winter Olympics 1940 and 1944?

There were no Winter Olympics in 1940 & 1944 due to World War II.

Where and when will the winter Olympics be held?

the winter Olympics will be held at Vancouver, Canada on 2015

Why did the winter olympic games cancelled in 1940 and 1944?

No Olympics were held during the Second world war

What years have had the Winter Olympics?

4The Winter Olympics started in 1924 and are held every 4 years. Here is a list of each year they were held.1924192819321936194819521956196019641968197219761980198419881992199419982002200620102014It was skipped for 1940 & 1944 because of the world wars.

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