Bids for the 1988 Winter Olympics

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Bids for the
1988 (1988) Winter Olympics
XV Olympic Winter Games
Falun · Cortina d'Ampezzo
Committee IOC
Election venue Baden-Baden
84th IOC Session
Missing location of the bidding cities.
Location of the bidding cities
Important dates
Decision 30 September 1981
Winner Calgary (48 votes)
Runner-up Falun (31 votes)

The selection process for the 1988 Winter Olympics consisted of three bids, and saw Calgary, Alberta, Canada, be selected ahead of Falun, Sweden, and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. The selection was made at the 84th IOC Session in Baden-Baden, West Germany, on 30 September 1981.[1]


IOC voting[1]
City Country Round 1 Round 2
Canada Calgary Canada 35 48
Sweden Falun Sweden 25 31
Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo Italy 18


  1. ^ a b "Past Olympic host city election results". GamesBids. Archived from the original on 17 March 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.