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In which of the followings places was the last Winter Olympics Games held?

[A]. Albertville
[B]. Lillehammer
[C]. Sochi, Russia
[D]. Salt Lake City (USA)

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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Pritam Paul said: (May 29, 2011)  
For the most recent Winter Games, in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, see 2010 Winter Olympics.

The Italian city of Turin hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics.

The decision for the location of the 2014 Winter Olympics was made on July 4, 2007. Sochi, Russia, was elected as the host city

Kamal said: (Aug 1, 2011)  
The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially the XXI Olympic Winter Games or the 21st Winter Olympics, were a major international multi-sport event held from February 12–28, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

In 2014 Sochi will be the first Russian city to host the Winter Olympics. In 2018 Pyeongchang, South Korea, will be the third Asian city to host the Winter Olympics.

Nazmul Haque said: (May 29, 2012)  
Lhe last summer and winter olympic games held
The last five Summer Olympics were held in:
2008: Beijing, China
2004: Athens, Greece
2000: Sydney, Australia
1996: Atlanta, USA
1992: Barcelona, Spain

The last five Winter Olympics were held in:
2006: Turin, Italy
2002: Salt Lake City, USA
1998: Nagano, Japan
1994: Lillehammer, Norway
1992: Albertville, France

Sourabh Pandey said: (Apr 20, 2015)  
Why the Olympic are played in this two format like winter and summer? Why not only the single Olympic are being played? Why these two types of games incorporated and what the message they want to send in the society.

Kuldeep Singh said: (Jan 13, 2017)  
@Sourabh.

Some sports can't be played in summer like ice hockey. So they play in winter.

Ricman said: (May 20, 2017)  
List of Winter Olympic Games Host Cities.

2018--> Pyeongchang--> South Korea
2014--> Sochi--> Russia
2010--> Vancouver--> Canada
2006--> Torino--> Italy

Debashis Barik said: (May 22, 2018)  
The Winter Olympics has been hosted on three continents by twelve different countries.

The Games have been held four times in the United States (in 1932, 1960, 1980 and 2002); three times in France (in 1924, 1968 and 1992) ; and twice each in Austria (1964, 1976), Canada (1988, 2010) , Japan (1972, 1998), Italy (1956, 2006), Norway (1952, 1994), and Switzerland (1928, 1948). Also, the Games have been held just once each in Germany (1936) , Yugoslavia (1984), Russia (2014) and South Korea (2018).

The IOC has selected Beijing, China, to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be selected in September 2019.

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