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Summer Olympics Hosts, 1896 to 2024



Year Host City, Country
1896 Athens, Greece
1900 Paris, France
1904 St Louis, USA
1906 Athens, Greece
1908 London, England, UK
1912 Stockholm, Sweden
1916 Berlin, Germany (not held)
1920 Antwerp, Belgium
1924 Paris, France
1928 Amsterdam, Holland
1932 Los Angeles, USA
1936 Berlin, Germany
1940 Tokyo, Japan / Helsinki, Finland (not held)
1944 London, England, UK (not held)
1948 London, England, UK
1952 Helsinki, Finland
1956 Melbourne, Australia
1960 Rome, Italy
1964 Tokyo, Japan
1968 Mexico City, Mexico
1972 Munich, Germany
1976 Montreal, Canada
1980 Moscow, USSR
1984 Los Angeles, USA
1988 Seoul, South Korea
1992 Barcelona, Spain
1996 Atlanta, USA
2000 Sydney, Australia
2004 Athens, Greece
2008 Beijing, China
2012 London, United Kingdom
2016 Rio, Brazil
2020 Tokyo, Japan
2024 Paris, France



Notes:
* The equestrian events in 1956 were held in Stockholm, Sweden, because of quarantine restrictions in Australia.
* The 1900 Games in Paris was the first Olympic Games to feature female athletes.
* 1920 - The five-ring Olympic flag was first raised at Antwerp.
* 1928 - Olympic Flame lit for the first time for the duration of the Olympics.
* 1932 - First Olympic three tier winners' stand.
* 1952 - The Soviet Union first participated at the Olympic Games.
* 1960 - First Summer Paralympics in Rome.
* Only five countries have participated in every Summer Olympic Games – Australia, France, Great Britain, Greece and Switzerland.