Olympic Games Host Cities and Year

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The Olympic Games have been the competition grounds for the worlds greatest athletes.

Until 1920 only the summer games were held. In 1924 the winter games began in Chamonix, France. The summer and winter games are each held every four years. Until 1992, they were both held in the same year. Since then, the summer games are held during the first year of an Olympiad, the winter games during the third year.

The five Olympic rings flag were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920.

Olympic Games Host Cities and Year List

1896 – Athens (GREECE)
1900 – Paris (FRANCE)
1904 – Saint Louis (USA)
1908 – London (GREAT BRITAIN)
1912 – Stockholm (SWEDEN)
1920 – Antwerp (BELGIUM)
1924 – Paris (FRANCE)
1928 – Amsterdam (NETHERLANDS)
1932 – Los Angeles (USA)
1936 – Berlin (GERMANY)
1948 – London (GREAT BRITAIN)
1952 – Helsinki (FINLAND)
1956 – Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)
1960 – Rome (ITALY)
1964 – Tokyo (JAPAN)
1968 – Mexico City (MEXICO)
1972 – Munich (GERMANY)
1976 – Montreal (CANADA)
1980 – Moscow (USSR)
1984 – Los Angeles (USA)
1988 – Seoul (SOUTH KOREA)
1992 – Barcelona (SPAIN)
1996 – Atlanta (USA)
2000 – Sydney (AUSTRALIA)
2004 – Atenas (Greece)
2008 – Beijing (China)
2012 – London (ENGLAND)

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