Host City: St Moritz 1948

The Winter Olympic Games were held in St Moritz, Switzerland, in 1948, between Jan 30-Feb 8. At these Games 28 Nations with 669 participants competed in 22 events. This was the second time that the Winter Olympics were held in St Moritz, the first time was in 1928. This was the first Games held after the second World War, and St Moritz was chosen, in part, as it was a city untouched by the war.

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