When did Summer and Winter Olympics separate?

Why did they separate the Summer and Winter Olympics?

From 1928 the Winter Games were held every four years in the same calendar year as the Summer Games. In 1986 IOC officials, in response to concerns over the increasing cost and logistic complications of the Olympics, voted to alter the schedule.

Why did the Winter Olympics happened in 1992 and 1994?

The Winter and Summer Olympic Games were held in the same years until 1992, after a 1986 decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to place the Summer and Winter Games on separate four-year cycles in alternating even-numbered years. Because of the change, the next Winter Olympics after 1992 were in 1994.

When did the Olympics go from every 4 years to every 2 years?

The 1994 Winter Olympics, held in Lillehammer, Norway, were the first Winter Games to be held in a different year from the Summer Games. This change resulted from the decision reached in the 91st IOC Session (1986) to separate the Summer and Winter Games and place them in alternating even-numbered years.

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What became a winter sport in 1992?

The event also saw the debut of eight nations in the Winter Olympics. New events included Short track speed skating, freestyle skiing, and women’s biathlon.

1992 Winter Olympics.

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Emblem of the 1992 Winter Olympics
Host city Albertville, Rhône-Alpes, France
Athletes 1,801 (1313 men, 488 women)
Events 57 in 6 sports (12 disciplines)

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