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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) allocates three-letter country codes to all National Olympic Committees and other groups competing in the Olympic Games. For historical reasons, many of these are different from the standard ISO 3166-1 codes. Bold textralf is gay IOC redirects here. ... For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... ISO 3166-1, as part of the ISO 3166 standard, provides codes for the names of countries and dependent areas. ...

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Code Nation / IOC designation First use Notes
AFG Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan 1936
AHO Flag of Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 1960
ALB Flag of Albania Albania 1972
ALG Flag of Algeria Algeria 1964
AND Flag of Andorra Andorra 1976
ANG Flag of Angola Angola 1980
ANT Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 1960
ASA Flag of American Samoa American Samoa 1988
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina 1920
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
ARU Flag of Aruba Aruba 1988
AUS Flag of Australia Australia 1896 current usage 1896-1904
part of ANZ (Australasia) 1908-1912
current usage resumed 1920
AUT Flag of Austria Austria 1896
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1992 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
BAH Flag of Bahamas The Bahamas 1952
BAN Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 1984
BAR Flag of Barbados Barbados 1968 part of BWI (British West Indies Federation) 1960
BDI Flag of Burundi Burundi 1996
BEL  Belgium 1900
BEN Flag of Benin Benin 1980 DAH (Dahomey) 1972
BER Flag of Bermuda Bermuda 1936
BHU Flag of Bhutan Bhutan 1984
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992 part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1920-1988
BIZ Flag of Belize Belize 1968
BLR Flag of Belarus Belarus 1992 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
BOL Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 1936
BOT Flag of Botswana Botswana 1980
BRA Flag of Brazil Brazil 1920
BRN Flag of Bahrain Bahrain 1984
BRU Flag of Brunei Brunei
1988
BUL Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 1896
BUR Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 1972 competed as VOL (Upper Volta) (1972-1984)
CAF Flag of Central African Republic Central African Republic 1968
CAM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 1956
CAN Flag of Canada Canada 1900
CAY Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 1976
CGO Flag of Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 1964
CHA Flag of Chad Chad 1964
CHI Flag of Chile Chile 1896
CHN  People's Republic of China
IOC designation: People's Republic of China
1932 Republic of China as " Republic of China China" 1932-1956
current usage began 1979; ROC designated as Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei
CIV  Côte d'Ivoire 1964
CMR Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 1964
COD Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2000 ZAI (Zaire) 1968-1996
COK Flag of Cook Islands Cook Islands 1988
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia 1932
COM Flag of Comoros Comoros 1996
CPV Flag of Cape Verde Cape Verde 1996
CRC  Costa Rica 1936
CRO Flag of Croatia Croatia 1992 part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1920-1988
CUB Flag of Cuba Cuba 1900
CYP Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 1980
CZE Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic 1996 BOH (Bohemia) 1900-1912
part of TCH (Czechoslovakia) 1920-1992
DEN Flag of Denmark Denmark 1896
DJI Flag of Djibouti Djibouti 1984
DMA Flag of Dominica Dominica 1996
DOM Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1964
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 1924
EGY Flag of Egypt Egypt 1912 current usage 1912-1956
RAU (United Arab Republic) 1960-1968
current usage resumed 1972
ERI Flag of Eritrea Eritrea 2000
ESA Flag of El Salvador El Salvador 1968
ESP Flag of Spain Spain 1900
EST Flag of Estonia Estonia 1924 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
current usage 1924-1936
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1948-1988
current usage resumed 1992
ETH Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 1956
FIJ Flag of Fiji Fiji 1956
FIN Flag of Finland Finland 1908
FLK Falkland Islands -
FRA Flag of France France 1896
FRO Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands -
FSM Flag of Federated States of Micronesia Micronesia 2000
GAB Flag of Gabon Gabon 1972
GAM Flag of The Gambia The Gambia 1984
GBR Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
IOC designation: Great Britain
1896 "Great Britain and Ireland" 1896-1920
current usage began 1924
at Commonwealth Games the teams compete as:
ENG England
NIR Northern Ireland
SCO Scotland
WAL Wales
GBS Flag of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 1996
GEO Flag of Georgia (country) Georgia 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
GEQ Flag of Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 1984
GER Flag of Germany Germany 1896 current usage 1896-1936
used for West Germany 1952, 1968-1976
used for unified German team 1956-1964
current usage resumed 1992
GHA Flag of Ghana Ghana 1952
GIB Flag of Gibraltar Gibraltar -
GRE Flag of Greece Greece 1896
GRN Flag of Grenada Grenada 1984
GUA Flag of Guatemala Guatemala 1952
GUE Guernsey -
GUI Flag of Guinea Guinea 1968
GUM Flag of Guam Guam 1988
GUY Flag of Guyana Guyana 1948
HAI Flag of Haiti Haiti 1924
HKG Hong Kong Hong Kong, China 1952 designated " Hong Kong" 1952-1996
current usage began 2000
HON Flag of Honduras Honduras 1968
HUN Flag of Hungary Hungary 1896
INA Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 1956 IHO (Netherlands Indies) 1952
IND Flag of India India 1900
IOM Isle of Man -
IRI Iran
IOC designation: Islamic Republic of Iran
1948
IRL Flag of Republic of Ireland Ireland 1924 part of "Great Britain and Ireland" 1896-1920
current usage began 1924
IRQ Flag of Iraq Iraq 1948
ISL Flag of Iceland Iceland 1908
ISR Flag of Israel Israel 1952
ISV United States Virgin Islands
1968
ITA Flag of Italy Italy 1900
IVB British Virgin Islands 1984 part of BWI (British West Indies Federation) 1960
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica 1948 current usage 1948-1956
part of BWI (British West Indies Federation) 1960
current usage resumed 1964
JER Jersey -
JOR Flag of Jordan Jordan 1968
JPN  Japan 1912
KAZ Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
KEN Flag of Kenya Kenya 1956
KGZ Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
KIR Flag of Kiribati Kiribati 2004
KOR  Republic of Korea
IOC designation: Korea
1948
KSA Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 1972
KUW Flag of Kuwait Kuwait 1968
LAO Flag of Laos Laos
IOC designation: Lao People's Democratic Republic
1980
LAT Flag of Latvia Latvia 1924 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
current usage 1924-1936
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1948-1988
current usage resumed 1992
LBA Flag of Libya Libya
IOC designation: Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
1964
LBR Flag of Liberia Liberia 1956
LCA Flag of Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 1996
LES Flag of Lesotho Lesotho 1972
LIB Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 1948
LIE Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 1936
LTU Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 1924 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
current usage 1924-1936
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1948-1988
current usage resumed 1992
LUX Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 1908
MAC Macao, China -
MAD Flag of Madagascar Madagascar 1964
MAR Flag of Morocco Morocco 1960
MAS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 1956
MAW Flag of Malawi Malawi 1972
MDA Flag of Moldova Moldova
IOC designation: Republic of Moldova
1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of ROM (Romania) 1920-1936
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1952-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
MDV Flag of Maldives Maldives 1988
MEX Flag of Mexico Mexico 1924
MGL Flag of Mongolia Mongolia 1964
MGO Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 2008 part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1920-1988
part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1996-2002
part of SCG (Serbia and Montenegro) 2004-2006
usage to be resumed in 2008.
MHL Flag of Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 2008
MKD Flag of Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia
IOC designation: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1996 part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1920-1988
individuals as IOP (Independent Olympic Participants) 1992
MLI Flag of Mali Mali 1964
MLT Flag of Malta Malta 1928
MON Flag of Monaco Monaco 1920
MOZ Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 1980
MRI Flag of Mauritius Mauritius 1984
MTN Flag of Mauritania Mauritania 1984
MTS Montserrat -
MYA Flag of Myanmar Myanmar 1992 BIR (Burma) 1948-1988
NAM Flag of Namibia Namibia 1992
NCA Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua 1968
NED Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 1900 HOL (Holland) 1900-1988
NEP Flag of Nepal Nepal 1964
NFK Norfolk Island -
NGR Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 1952
NIG Flag of Niger Niger 1968
NIU Niue -
NOR Flag of Norway Norway 1900
NRU Flag of Nauru Nauru 1996
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 1920 part of ANZ (Australasia) 1908-1912
OMA Flag of Oman Oman 1984
PAK Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 1948
PAN Flag of Panama Panama 1928
PAR Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 1964
PER Flag of Peru Peru 1936
PHI Flag of Philippines Philippines 1924
PLE Flag of Palestinian territories Palestinian Authority
1996
PLW Flag of Palau Palau 2000
PNG Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 1976
POL Flag of Poland Poland 1924
POR Flag of Portugal Portugal 1912
PRK Flag of North Korea Democratic People's Republic of Korea 1972
PUR Puerto Rico 1948
QAT Flag of Qatar Qatar 1984
ROM Flag of Romania Romania 1924
RSA Flag of South Africa South Africa 1904 SAF (South Africa) 1904-1960
RUS Flag of Russia Russia
IOC designation: Russian Federation
1900 Designated "Russian Empire" 1900-1912
replaced by URS (Soviet Union) 1952-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
current usage began 1996
RWA Flag of Rwanda Rwanda 1984
SAM Flag of Samoa Samoa 1984 "Western Samoa" 1984-1996
SEN Flag of Senegal Senegal 1964
SER  Serbia 1912 part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1920-1988
individuals as IOP (Independent Olympic Participants) 1992
part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1996-2002
part of SCG (Serbia and Montenegro) 2004-2006
usage to be resumed 2008
SEY Flag of Seychelles Seychelles 1980
SIN Flag of Singapore Singapore 1948
SKN Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 1996
SLE Flag of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 1968
SLO Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 1992 part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1920-1988
SMR Flag of San Marino San Marino 1960
SOL Flag of Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 1984
SOM Flag of Somalia Somalia 1972
SRI Flag of Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 1948
STP Flag of São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe
1996
SUD Flag of Sudan Sudan 1960
SUI Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 1900
SUR Flag of Suriname Suriname 1968
SVK Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 1996 part of TCH (Czechoslovakia) 1920-1992
SWE Flag of Sweden Sweden 1896
SWZ Flag of Swaziland Swaziland 1900
SYR Flag of Syria Syria 1948
TAN Flag of Tanzania Tanzania 1964
TCI Turks and Caicos -
TGA Flag of Tonga Tonga 1984
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand 1952
TJK Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
TKM Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
TLS Flag of Timor-Leste Timor-Leste 2004 IOA 2000
TOG Flag of Togo Togo 1972
TPE Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei (Taiwan, Republic of China)
IOC designation: Chinese Taipei
1979 as " Republic of China China" CHN 1932-1956
as " Flag of Republic of China Taiwan" TAI 1960-1964
as " Republic of China Republic of China" ROC 1968-1972
current usage began 1984
TRI Flag of Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 1948
TUN Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 1960
TUR Flag of Turkey Turkey 1908
TUV Flag of Tuvalu Tuvalu 2008
UAE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 1984
UGA Flag of Uganda Uganda 1956
UKR Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
URU Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 1924
USA Flag of United States United States
1896
UZB Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 1996 part of RUS (Russia) 1900-1912
part of URS (Soviet Union) 1924-1988
part of EUN (Unified Team) 1992
VAN Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu 1988
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 1948
VIE Flag of Vietnam Vietnam
1952
VIN Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1988
YEM Flag of Yemen Yemen 1992
ZAM Flag of Zambia Zambia 1968 part of RHO (Rhodesia) 1928-1960
RHN (Northern Rhodesia) 1964
ZIM Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 1980 part of RHO (Rhodesia) 1928-1960
RHS (Southern Rhodesia) 1964

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Obsolete codes

Code IOC designation Used Notes
from to
ANZ Australasia 1908 1912 Combined Australia and New Zealand team
BIR Burma 1948 1988 Now MYA (Myanmar)
BOH Bohemia 1900 1912 Now CZE (Czech Republic)
BOR North Borneo 1956
BWI British West Indies Federation 1960
DAH Dahomey 1972 Now BEN (Benin)
FRG West Germany 1968 1988 Despite the unified nation still referred as the Federal Republic of Germany, the code was switched as part of the reunification in 1990.
GDR East Germany 1968 1988
HBR British Honduras 1968 1972 Now BIZ (Belize)
HOL Netherlands 1900 1988 Changed to NED at 1992 Games
IHO Netherlands Indies 1952 Now INA (Indonesia)
RAU United Arab Republic 1960 1968 Now EGY (Egypt)
RHN Northern Rhodesia 1964 Now ZAM (Zambia)
RHO Rhodesia 1928 1960
RHS Southern Rhodesia 1964 Now ZIM (Zimbabwe)
ROC Republic of China 1968 1972 Now TPE (Chinese Taipei)
SAA Saar 1952
SAF South Africa 1904 1960 Returned as RSA (Republic of South Africa) in 1992
SCG Serbia & Montenegro 2004 2006 part of YUG (Yugoslavia) 1920-1988
individuals as IOP (Independent Olympic Participants) 1992
competed as YUG (Yugoslavia) 1996-2002
TAI Taiwan 1960 1964 Now TPE (Chinese Taipei)
TCH Czechoslovakia 1920 1992
URS USSR 1952 1988
VOL Upper Volta 1972 1984 Now BUR (Burkina Faso)
YAR Yemen Arab Republic 1984 1988
YMD People's Democratic Republic of Yemen 1988
YUG Yugoslavia 1920 2002 Now SER (Serbia)
ZAI Zaire 1968 1996 Now COD (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... Motto: none Anthem: Bože Pravde Capital Belgrade Largest city Belgrade Official language(s) Serbian1 Government Republic  - President Boris Tadić  - Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Formation and independence    - Formation of Serbia 814   - Formation of the Serbian Empire 1345   - Independence from the Ottoman Empire July 13, 1878   - Serbia and Montenegro union...

Temporary codes

NOTE:These codes are used by the IOC when necessary to distinguish athletes from countries in transition or when there were United Nations bans.

Code IOC designation Used Notes
from to
EUA United Team of Germany 1956 1964 From 1968 until 1990 in all international competition, East and West Germany were two different teams.
EUN Unified Team 1992 Former Soviet Republics participated in one team and marched under the Olympic Flag at the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1992 Winter Olympics. The Soviet Union had collapsed in late 1991; because the Soviet Union had qualified in team sports as a team, the Unified Team moniker was used for those sports which the former Soviet Union had qualified in pre-Olympic qualifying events. During the Summer Olympics, during individual sports, the flag of the correct republic of the athlete in question was flown when necessary.
IOA Individual Olympic Athlete 2000 Individual athletes from East Timor competed under the Olympic Flag at the 2000 Games, during the United Nations Transitional Administration. This code may be used again in a situation where another sporting embargo necessitates.
IOP Independent Olympic Participant 1992 Individual athletes from Yugoslavia competed under the Olympic Flag in the 1992 Summer Games when the country was under a United Nations sporting embargo. This code may be used again in a situation where another sporting embargo necessitates.
ZZX Mixed Team 1896 1904 Retrospectively applied to teams of mixed nationality, which is now impossible since the advent of National Olympic Committees.

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See also

This is a comparison of the IOC, FIFA, and ISO 3166-1 three-letter codes, combined into one table for easy reference. ...

References

  • IOC National Olympic Committees

External links

  • IOC
  • Country Codes from How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement
Olympic Games

Sports
Medalists
NOCs
Symbols
Medal counts For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... This article gives lists of Olympic medalists for those Olympic Games sports where such lists have been created in Wikipedia. ...

Summer Games

1896, 1900, 1904, 19061, 1908, 1912, (1916)2, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, (1940)2, (1944)2, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020, 2024 Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ... The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were held in 1896 in Athens, Greece. ... The 1900 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, were held in 1900 in Paris, France. ... The 1904 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St. ... The 1906 Summer Olympics, also called the 1906 Intercalated Games, were held in Athens, Greece. ... The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the IV Olympiad, were held in 1908 in London, England. ... The Games of the V Olympiad were held in 1912 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The Games of the VI Olympiad were to have been held in 1916 in Berlin, Germany. ... The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. ... The Games of the IX Olympiad were held in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, were held in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, were held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. ... The Games of the XII Olympiad originally programmed to celebrated between September 21 to October 6, 1940 were cancelled due to World War II. Originally slated to be held in Tokyo, Japan, but the Games were given back to the IOC, because the Second Sino-Japanese War broke out in... The Games of the XIII Olympiad were cancelled due to World War II. They were to have been held in London, United Kingdom. ... The Games of the XIV Olympiad were held in 1948 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. ... The 1952 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were held in 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. ... The Games of the XVI Olympiad were held in 1956 in Melbourne, Australia, although the equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. ... The 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad, were held in 1960 in Rome, Italy. ... The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. ... The 1968 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were held in Mexico City in 1968. ... The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX Olympiad, were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. ... The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Badge, released in the USSR The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow, USSR. Another candidate in the bid to organize the Olympics was Los Angeles. ... Audio samples composed by John Williams: Olympic Fanfare (1985) ( file info) 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Olympic Theme (1985) ( file info) 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles Problems playing the files? See media help. ... The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad, were held in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. ... The 1992 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXV Olympiad, were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The 2004 Summer Olympicsor ´Welcome Home,Gamesor officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, over a period of 17 days from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be held in Beijing, China from August 8, 2008 to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony to take place at 8 p. ... Olympic Flags at Dorney Lake. ... The host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics will be announced in Copenhagen in 2009. ... The 2020 Summer Olympics, what will be officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, is an international athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ...

Winter Games

1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, (1940)2, (1944)2, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022 A runner carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games or the Olympic Winter Games, are a winter multi-sport event held every four years. ... The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France. ... The II Olympic Winter Games were held in 1928 in Sankt-Moritz, Switzerland. ... The 1932 Winter Olympics, officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1932 in Lake Placid, New York, United States. ... The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1936 in the villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany. ... The anticipated V Olympic Winter Games were cancelled due to World War II. They were to have been held in Sapporo, Japan. ... The anticipated V Olympic Winter Games were cancelled due to World War II. They were to have been held in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy. ... The V Olympic Winter Games were held in St. ... The VI Olympic Winter Games were held in 1952 in Oslo, Norway. ... The VII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1956 in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy. ... The VIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1960 in Squaw Valley, USA. Alexander Cushing, the creator of the resort, campaigned vigorously to win the Games. ... The 1964 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1964 in Innsbruck, Austria. ... See also: 1968 Winter Paralympics The X Olympic Winter Games were held in 1968 Grenoble, France and opened on February 6. ... The XI Olympic Winter Games were held in 1972 in Sapporo, Japan. ... The XII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1976 in Innsbruck, Austria. ... The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, United States of America. ... The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. ... The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, were held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and opened by Governor General Jeanne Sauvé. The Olympics were highly successful financially as they brought in million-dollar profits. ... The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1992 in Albertville, France. ... The XVII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... The XVIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ... The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... Neve and Gliz, the 2006 Olympics mascots, on display in Turin The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games, were held in Turin, Italy from February 10, 2006, through February 26, 2006. ... The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games, are the next Winter Olympics, scheduled to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2010. ... The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, will be celebrated in 2014, and are an international winter sports athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). ... The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, will be celebrated in 2018, and are an international winter sports athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). ... The 2022 Winter Olympics, formally called the XXIV Olympic Winter Games is an event that the International Olympic Committee has yet to organize. ...

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