Quick Answer: In which two years did Innsbruck host the Winter Olympics?

Emblem of the 1964 Winter Olympics
Host city Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
Opened by President Adolf Schärf
Cauldron Josl Rieder
Stadium Bergisel

In which years did Innsbruck host the Winter Olympics?

After having narrowly lost the 1960 Games to Squaw Valley, Calif., U.S., Innsbruck was awarded the 1964 Winter Olympics. It proved well worth the wait. Innsbruck became the first Olympic city to hold events throughout the surrounding area, enabling more than one million spectators to watch the contests.

How many times has Innsbruck hosted the Winter Olympics?

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.

When were the Winter Olympics 2 years apart?

After only a two-year interlude, the Olympic Winter Games were held in 1994, when a 1986 amendment to the Olympic Charter calling for the Summer and Winter Games to be held alternately every two years went into effect. Awarded to Lillehammer, the 1994 Olympics were noteworthy for their environmental conservation.

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.

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Did Australia ever host the Olympics?

Melbourne 1956 | Australian Olympic Committee. The Melbourne 1956 Games was the first time Australia hosted the Olympics. In many ways, it was the Games that took the Olympics to the world.

How many times has Austria hosted the Olympics?

They have been held four times in the United States (1932, 1960, 1980, and 2002), three times in France (1924, 1968, and 1992) and twice each in Austria (1964 and 1976), Canada (1988 and 2010), Japan (1972 and 1998), Italy (1956 and 2006), Norway (1952 and 1994) and Switzerland (1928 and 1948).

Where was the Winter Olympics in 1960?

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