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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Olympic Locales

I've noticed that evry 4 years, when the Olympics are, they've held these games in some pretty far off, even strange places. Here are some of them. And as I was doing this, London, England seems to have come up alot!!!
Host Cities

Summer Olympics
-1896: Athens, Greece. Where it all started
-1900: Paris, France

-1904: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
-1908: London, England
-1912: Stockholm, Sweden
-1916: Scheduled for Berlin, Germany
-1920: Antwerp, Belgium
-1924: Paris, France
-1928: Amsterdam, Netherlands
-1932: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

-1936: Berlin, Germany
-1940: Tokyo, Japan
-1944: Scheduled for London, England. Didn't happen due to WWII
-1948: London, England

-1952: Helsinki, Finland
-1956: Melbourne, Australia
-1960: Rome, Italy
-1964: Tokyo, Japan
-1968: Mexico City, Mexico

-1972: Munich, West Germany
-1976: Montreal, Canada
-1980: Moscow, Russia
-1984: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
-1988: Seoul, South Korea
-1992: Barcelona, Spain
-1996: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
-2000: Sydney, Australia

-2004: Athens, Greece
-2008: Beijing, China
-2012: London, England
-2016: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
-2020: Candidate host cities: Istanbul, Tokyo or Madrid

Winter Olympics
-1924: Charmonix, France
-1928: St. Moritz, Switzerland
-1932: Lake Placid, New York
-1936: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
-1940: Sapporo, Japan
-1944: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
-1948: St. Moritz, Switzerland
-1952: Oslo, Norway
-1956: Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
-1960: Squaw Valley, California
-1964: Innsbruck, Austria
-1968: Grenoble, France
-1972: Sapporo, Japan
-1976: Innsbruck, Austria
-1980: Lake Placid, New York
-1984: Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
-1988: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
-1992: Albertville, France
-1994: Lillehammer, Norway
-1998: Nagano, Japan
-2002: Salt Lake City, Utah
-2006: Torino (Turin), Italy
-2010: Vancouver, Canada
-2014: Sochi, Russia
-2018: Pyeongchang, South Korea

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