Summer Olympic Games

List of Summer Olympic Games

YearHost CityOpened bySports
(Disciplines)
1896Athens, GreeceKing George I9(10)
1900Paris, France19(20)
1904St.Louis, United StatesFormer Governor David R. Francis16(17)
1908London, EnglandKing Edward VII22(25)
1912Stockholm, SwedenKing Gustaf V14(18)
1916Berlin, GermanyAwarded to Berlin. Cancelled due to 
1920Antwerp, BelgiumKing Albert I22(29)
1924Paris, FrancePresident Gaston Doumergue17(23)
1928Amsterdam, NetherlandsDuke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin14(20)
1932Los Angeles, United StatesVice President Charles Curtis14(20)
1936Berlin, GermanyChancellor Adolf Hitler19(25)
1940Tokyo, JapanOriginally awarded to Tokyo, then awarded to Helsinki. Cancelled due to World War II
1944London, EnglandAwarded to London. Cancelled due to World War II
1948London, EnglandKing George VI17(23)
1952Helsinki, FinlandPresident Juho Kusti Paasikivi17(23)
1956Melbourne, AustraliaPhilip, Duke of Edinburgh17(23)
1960Roma, İtalyPresident Giovanni Gronchi17(23)
1964Tokyo, JapanEmperor Hirohito19(25)
1968Mexico City,MexicoPresident Gustavo Díaz Ordaz18(24)
1972Münich, GermanyPresident Gustav Heinemann21(28)
1976Montreal, CanadaQueen Elizabeth II21(27)
1980Moscow, Soviet UnionCommunist Party General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev21(27)
1984Los Angeles, United StatesPresident Ronald Reagan21(29)
1988Seoul, South KoreaPresident Roh Tae-woo23(31)
1992Barcelona, SpainKing Juan Carlos I25(34)
1996Atlanta, United StatesPresident Bill Clinton26(37)
2000Sydney, AustraliaGovernor-General Sir William Deane28(40)
2004Athens, GreecePresident Konstantinos Stephanopoulos28(40)
2008Beijing, ChinaPresident Hu Jintao28(41)
2012London, EnglandQueen Elizabeth II26(39)
2016Rio de Janeiro, BrazilActing President Michel Temer28(41)
2021Tokyo, JapanEmperor Naruhito (expected)33(50)
2024Paris, FrancePresident of France (expected)TBA
2028Los Angeles, United StatesPresident of the United States (expected)TBA

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Aeronautics Alpinism Basque pelotaCricket
CroquetJeu de paumeLacrosseMilitary patrol
PoloRacketsRoqueRugby union
Tug of warWater motorsports