Bids for the 1972 Winter Olympics

The selection process for the 1972 Winter Olympics consisted of three bids, and saw Sapporo, Japan, be selected ahead of Banff, Alberta, Canada; Lahti, Finland; and Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. The selection was made at the 64th IOC Session in Rome on 25 April 1966.[1]

Bids for the
1972 (1972) Winter Olympics
Overview
XI Olympic Winter Games
Winner: Sapporo
Runner-up: Banff, Alberta
Shortlist: Lahti · Salt Lake City
Details
CommitteeIOC
Election venueRome
64th IOC Session
Map
Missing location of the bidding cities.

Location of the bidding cities
Important dates
Decision25 April 1966
Decision
WinnerSapporo (32 votes)
Runner-upBanff, Alberta (16 votes)

ResultsEdit

IOC voting[1]
City Country Round 1
Sapporo   Japan 32
Banff   Canada 16
Lahti   Finland 7
Salt Lake City   United States 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Past Olympic host city election results". GamesBids. Archived from the original on 24 January 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.

Further readingEdit