1992 Winter Olympics

16th edition of Winter Olympics, in Albertville, France

The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1992 in Albertville, France.

XVI Olympic Winter Games
Host cityAlbertville, France
MottoSavoie en Fête
(English: Party in Savoie)[1]
Athletes1,801 (1313 men, 488 women)
Events57 in 6 sports (12 disciplines)
Opening8 February
Closing23 February
Opened by
StadiumThéâtre des Cérémonies
Calgary 1988 Lillehammer 1994
Seoul 1988 Barcelona 1992

These were the last Winter Games to be held in the same year as the Summer Games. They were also the first Games where the Winter Paralympics and the Winter Olympics were held at the same site.

Olympic bids


Seven cities sent a bid for the 1992 Winter Olympics.


  1. "Slogans", The Olympic Design, 22 September 2019, archived from the original on 5 August 2021, retrieved 21 March 2022