1948 Winter Olympics

5th edition of Winter Olympics, held in Sankt Moritz (Switzerland) in 1948

The 1948 Winter Olympics, officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1948 in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The games started on January 30 1948. St. Moritz was also the site of the 1928 Winter Olympics.

V Olympic Winter Games
Host citySt. Moritz, Grisons, Switzerland
Nations28
Athletes669 (592 men, 77 women)
Events22 in 4 sports (9 disciplines)
Opening30 January
Closing8 February
Opened by
StadiumSt. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink
Winter
Garmisch 1936
Cortina 1944
Oslo 1952
Summer
Berlin 1936
London 1944
London 1948
Countries which took part in the 1948 Winter Olympics

These Games were the first in twelve years, because none were held during World War II.

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