1968 Winter Olympics

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Template:Roman Olympic Winter Games
Host city Calgary, Canada
Events 36
Opening 13 February 1968
Closing 25 February 1968
Opened by
Prime Minister or Lieutenant Governor of Alberta (expected)
Stadium McMahon Stadium
Winter
Innsbruck 1964 TBD 1972
Summer
Melbourne 1964 Detroit 1968

The 1968 Winter Olympics, officially the X Olympic Winter Games, is an upcoming international multi-sport event.

Host city selection[edit | edit source]

Calgary was chosen as host in the vote on January 28, 1964 at Innsbruck.

1968 Winter Olympics bidding results
City Country Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Calgary Flag of Canada Canada 12 17 28
Grenoble Flag of France France 13 18 23
Lahti Flag of Finland Finland 14 16
Sapporo Flag of Japan Japan 7
Oslo Flag of Norway Norway 3
Lake Placid Flag of United States United States 2

Events[edit | edit source]

Venues[edit | edit source]

Venue Sports Capacity
Canada Olympic Park Bobsleigh, Luge 25,000
Nordic combined, Ski jumping 35,000
Banff Nordic Centre Provincial Park (in construct) Biathlon, Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing) Not listed.
Max Bell Arena (in construct) Curling, Short track speed skating (demonstration), ice hockey 3,200
McMahon Stadium Ceremonies (opening/closing) 60,000
Canmore Alpine skiing, Second Olympic Village 700 for Olympic Village.
Ice Olympic Palace (in construct) Speed skating, Figure skating 5,000
Stampede Corral Ice hockey 6,475

Calendar[edit | edit source]

OC Opening ceremony Event competitions 1 Event finals CC Closing ceremony
February 13th
Tue
14th
Wed
15th
Thu
16th
Fri
17th
Sat
18th
Sun
19th
Mon
20th
Tue
21st
Wed
22nd
Thu
23rd
Fri
24th
Sat
25th
Sun
Events
Ceremonies OC CC N/A
Alpine skiing 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
Biathlon 1 1 2
Bobsleigh 1 1 2
Cross country skiing 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7
Curling 1 1
Figure skating 1 1 1 3
Ice hockey 1 1
Luge 1 1 1 3
Nordic combined 1 1
Ski jumping 1 1 2
Speed skating 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
Daily medal events 3 3 2 4 3 4 2 3 3 3 3 3 36
Cumulative total 3 6 8 12 15 19 21 24 27 30 33 36
February 13th
Tue
14th
Wed
15th
Thu
16th
Fri
17th
Sat
18th
Sun
19th
Mon
20th
Tue
21st
Wed
22nd
Thu
23rd
Fri
24th
Sat
25th
Sun
Total events

Medal Count[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

Preceded by
Innsbruck
X Olympic Winter Games
Calgary

1968
Succeeded by
TBA

Template:Events at the 1968 Winter Olympics