Bids for the 1994 Winter Olympics

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Bids for the
1994 (1994) Winter Olympics
XVII Olympic Winter Games
Östersund · Sofia · Anchorage
Committee IOC
Election venue Seoul
94th IOC Session
Missing location of the bidding cities.
Location of the bidding cities
Important dates
Decision 15 September 1988
Winner Lillehammer (45 votes)
Runner-up Östersund (39 votes)
1994 Winter Olympics

The selection process for the 1994 Winter Olympics consisted of four bids and saw Lillehammer, Norway, selected ahead of Östersund, Sweden; Sofia, Bulgaria; and Anchorage, United States. The selection was made at the 94th IOC Session in Seoul, South Korea, on 15 September 1988.[1]


1994 Winter Olympics bidding results[1]
City Country Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Lillehammer Norway Norway 25 30 45
Östersund Sweden Sweden 19 33 39
Anchorage United States United States 23 22
Sofia Bulgaria Bulgaria 17


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