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2026 Winter Olympics to be hosted by Italy

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the 2026 Winter Olympics will be staged at the Italian venue of Milan/Cortina d'Ampezzo.
2026 Winter Olympics to be hosted by Italy

Details:

  • The Winter Games will happen from 6th February to 22nd February in 2026.
  • Italy has won the bid from Sweden.
  • Italy won the bid by the approval of the IOC members by 47 votes to 34.
  • Italy has previously hosted the Winter Olympics twice.
  • It first hosted the Winter Olympics in 1956 in Cortina d'Ampezzo and then in 2006 in Turin.
  • It has been estimated that the games will generate five billion euros ($5.69 billion) and create 20,000 jobs for Italy.

One must know:

  • The 2022 Winter Olympics will be staged in Beijing.

Question:

Q. Who will host the 2026 Winter Olympics?
a. Italy
b. Sweden
c. Germany
d. Japan
2026 Winter Olympics to be hosted by Italy 2026 Winter Olympics to be hosted by Italy Reviewed by Neha Verma on June 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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