List of Olympic Games Countries and Host Cities: Hosting Olympic Games has been an impetus for some of the host countries, especially in terms of infrastructure. The first city to host three games with the Summer Olympics was London. The track record for the Olympic host cities is pretty uneven, where the upcoming 2024 Summer Olympic Games will be hosted by Paris and the 2028 will be by Los Angeles.
The cities hosting the Olympic Games undergo enormous, high risk mostly involved are the rock solid Olympic facilities and also arrangements of the athletes and delegates. These cities are selected by the IOC membership, usually seven years in advance which last for approximately two years. The executive board of the IOC decides which applicant cities will become the official candidates on the recommendations of a working group. Evaluation commission on the basis of thorough investigation submits the list of final cities to the selection committee. Finally the host city is chosen in the IOC session on the basis of votes in IOC members general meeting.
So far the continents of Europe have hosted 32 editions and 14 editions by America. Asia stands with seven games and Oceania with two. South East Asia’s first Olympic games was hosted by Singapore, while Rio de Janeiro become South America’s first Olympic host city with 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Middle East, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Central America and the Caribbean have never hosted the Olympic Games.
Bellow we have listed the Olympic Games host cities:
List of Olympic Host Countries
|Country||Summer Games||Winter Games|
|USA||1904, 1932, 1984, 1996, (2028)||1932, 1960, 1980, 2002|
|France||1900, 1924, (2024)||1924, 1968, 1992|
|Greece||1896, 1906!, 2004|
|Japan||1964, (2020)||1972, 1998|
|Italy||1960||1956, 2006, (2026)|
|UK||1908, 1948, 2012|
List of Olympic Host Cities
|Olympiad||Year||Host City, Country|
|III||1904||St Louis, USA|
|IV||1908||London, England, UK|
|VI||1916||Berlin, Germany (not held)|
|X||1932||Los Angeles, USA|
|XII||1940||Tokyo, Japan /
|XIII||1944||London, England, UK
|XIV||1948||London, England, UK|
|XIX||1968||Mexico City, Mexico|
|XXIII||1984||Los Angeles, USA|
|XXIV||1988||Seoul, South Korea|
|XXX||2012||London, England, UK|
|XXXIV||2028||Los Angeles, USA|