In what city were the Olympics being held that year?

City Country Year
Rio de Janeiro Brazil 2016
Pyeongchang South Korea 2018
Tokyo Japan 2020
Beijing China 2022

Which cities have hosted the Summer Olympics?

Summer Olympic Games

  • 1896 Athens, Greece.
  • 1900 Paris, France.
  • 1904 St. Louis, United States.
  • 1908 London, England.
  • 1912 Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 1916 Cancelled (WWI – Berlin had been awarded)
  • 1920 Antwerp, Belgium.
  • 1924 Paris, France.

Why is Tokyo Olympics called 2020?

Why Tokyo 2020 kept its branding

The statement said: “The leaders agreed that the Olympic Games in Tokyo could stand as a beacon of hope to the world during these troubled times and that the Olympic flame could become the light at the end of the tunnel in which the world finds itself at present.

When was the last Olympic held?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan

Where are the next Olympics 2028?

Why were there no Olympics in 1940 and 1944?

The IOC quickly awarded the 1940 Olympics to Helsinki, although those games too would be canceled due to the war in Europe. Japanese dreams that the “China Incident” would be rapidly resolved were as illusionary as their dreams of hosting the 1944 Olympics, also canceled due to World War II.

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