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Bids for the 1992 Winter Olympics

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Bids for the 1992 Winter Olympics

Bids for the
1992 (1992) Winter Olympics
XVI Olympic Winter Games
Missing logo.
Sofia · Falun · Lillehammer · Cortina d'Ampezzo · Anchorage
Committee IOC
Election venue Lausanne
91st IOC Session
Missing location of the bidding cities.
Location of the bidding cities
Important dates
Decision 16 October 1986
Winner Albertville (51 votes)
Runner-up Sofia (25 votes)
1992 Winter Olympics

The selection process for the 1992 Winter Olympics consisted of seven bids, and saw Albertville, France, be selected ahead of Sofia, Bulgaria; Falun, Sweden; Lillehammer, Norway; Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy; Anchorage, United States; and Berchtesgaden, Germany. The selection was made at the 91st IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 16 October 1986.[1]


IOC voting[1]
City Country Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6
Albertville France 19 26 29 42 51
Sofia Bulgaria 25 25 28 24 25
Falun Sweden 10 11 11 11 41 9
Lillehammer Norway 10 11 9 11 40
Cortina d'Ampezzo Italy 7 6 7
Anchorage United States 7 5
Berchtesgaden Germany 6


  1. ^ a b "Past Olympic host city election results".  
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