The Winter Olympic Games was first held in 1924, is an international multi-sport event that takes place on the ice and snow. It is organised by the International Olympic Committee that also oversees the host city's preparation.
List of Winter Olympic Games
|I||1924||Chamonix, France||25 January – 5 February||16||258||247||11||6||9||16||Norway (NOR)|
|II||1928||St. Moritz, Switzerland||11–19 February||25||464||438||26||4||8||14||Norway (NOR)|
|III||1932||Lake Placid, United States||4–15 February||17||252||231||21||4||7||14||United States United States (USA)|
|IV||1936||Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany||6–16 February||28||646||566||80||4||8||17||Norway (NOR)|
|1940||Awarded to Sapporo, Japan; cancelled due to World War II|
|1944||Awarded to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; cancelled due to World War II|
|V||1948||St. Moritz, Switzerland||30 January – 8 February||28||561||484||77||3||8||21|| Norway (NOR)|
|VI||1952||Oslo, Norway||14–25 February||30||694||585||109||4||8||22||Norway (NOR)|
|VII||1956||Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy||26 January – 5 February||32||821||687||134||4||8||24||Soviet Union Soviet Union (URS)|
|VIII||1960||23x15px Squaw Valley, United States||18–28 February||Future Event|
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