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January 24, 2014 3:15 PM | By Natasha Sporn

Which country has hosted the most Winter Olympics Games?

A list of countries that have hosted/will host Winter Olympic Games


Salt Lake City 2002 flag (© AP Photo-Kevork Djansezian)

The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi mark the first time that Russia has hosted the Winter Games. A number of countries have hosted the Winter Olympics on more than one occasion, the US ranking highest with four. Here is a complete list of all Winter Olympics host nations:

United States - four Winter Olympics

Lake Placid 1932

Squaw Valley 1960

Lake Placid 1980

Salt Lake City 2002

France – three Winter Olympics

Chamonix 1924

Grenoble 1968

Albertville 1992

Switzerland – two Winter Olympics

St Moritz 1928

St Moritz 1948

Norway – two Winter Olympics

Oslo 1952

Lillehammer 1994

Italy – two Winter Olympics

Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956

Turin 2006

Austria – two Winter Olympics

Innsbruck 1964

Innsbruck 1976

Japan – two Winter Olympics

Sapporo 1972

Nagano 1998

Canada – two Winter Olympics

Calgary 1988

Vancouver 2010

Germany – one Winter Olympics

Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936

Yugoslavia – one Winter Olympics

Sarajevo 1984

Russia – one Winter Olympics

Sochi 2014

South Korea – one Winter Olympics

Pyeongchang 2018