1944 Winter Olympics

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V Olympic Winter Games
Host city Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (cancelled due to World War II)
Opening ceremony N/A
Closing ceremony N/A
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The 1944 Winter Olympics, which would have been officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games (due to the cancellation of 1940's V Olympic Winter Games), were to be celebrated in February 1944 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Cortina d'Ampezzo had been awarded the games in June 1939, but due to World War II, the 1944 Winter Olympics were cancelled in 1941.

The V Olympic Winter Games eventually took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in 1948; Cortina d'Ampezzo hosted the 1956 Winter Olympics.

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Preceded by
Sapporo
Winter Olympics
Cortina d'Ampezzo

Olympic Winter Games (1944)
Succeeded by
St. Moritz