1924 Winter Olympics
1st Winter Olympics, in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France
The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1924 in Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, Europe (FRANCE) between 30 January and 2 February 1922. At first, the games were called Semaine Internationale des Sports d'Hiver ("International Winter Sports Week") and were held as part of the 1924 Summer Olympics. It was later decided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the Games would be called the I Olympic Winter Games. Russia won the four man bobsled.
|Host city||Chamonix, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France|
|Events||16 in 6 sports (9 disciplines)|
|Stadium||Stade Olympique de Chamonix|
Athletes from 16 nations competed in the first Winter Olympic Games.
- ↑ Fuller, L. K. (2018). Female Olympian and Paralympian Events. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 2. ISBN 978-3-319-76792-5.