Innsbruck is the only city in the world along with London to have hosted the games three times – the Winter Olympics in 1964 and 1976 and the Winter Youth Olympics, held for the first time in 2012.
How many times has Innsbruck held the Olympics?
Its source is in the Swiss Alps some kilometres above St. Moritz. With the two St. Moritz editions in 1928 and 1948, and the two Innsbruck ones in 1964 and 1976, the Olympic Winter Games have been held four times on the banks of this river.
How many times has Austria hosted Olympics?
Innsbruck is the only city in Austria that has hosted the games. It has done so on two occasions, both in winter.
What is the only state to have turned down the Olympics?
In a statewide referendum on 7 November 1972, Colorado voters rejected funding for the games, and for the only time a city awarded the Games rejected them.