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Congratulations to Milan–Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, chosen for the Winter Olympics in 2026 as announced on 24 June 2019.

Hosting of Winter Olympics 2026
Announced 24 June 2019

Winner is Milan–Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

Winter Olympics Applications February 2019

Originally there were 7 applications to host the 2026 Winter Olympics but as of February 2019 this had been reduced to two:


Previous towns that were interested have dropped out for various reasons.


Final selection is to take place on 24 June 2019 by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Winter Olympics 2026

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