List of IOC meetings

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This is the list of International Olympic Committee (IOC) meetings.

The Olympic flag at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Olympic CongressesEdit

# Host city Country Year
1st Paris   France 1894
2nd Le Havre   France 1897
3rd Brussels   Belgium 1905
4th Paris   France 1906
5th Lausanne   Switzerland 1913
6th Paris   France 1914
7th Lausanne   Switzerland 1921
8th Prague   Czechoslovakia 1925
9th Berlin   Germany 1930
10th Varna   Bulgaria 1973
11th Baden-Baden   West Germany 1981
12th Paris   France 1994
13th Copenhagen   Denmark 2009

IOC SessionsEdit

There has been a session during all Olympic Games except the 1900, 1904 and 1908 Summer Olympics and the 1924, 1928 and 1932 Winter Olympics.

  Session voting for president
  Session voting for Olympic host
  Session voting for president and Olympic host
Ext Extraordinary Session
Session Year Host city Olympic occasion Activities Ref
1st 1894   Paris, France I Olympic Congress Athens of Greece was selected as the host for the Games of the I Olympiad.
Paris of France was selected as the host for the Games of the II Olympiad.
[1]
2nd 1896   Athens, Greece Games of the I Olympiad The French Pierre de Coubertin was elected as the second President of the International Olympic Committee.
3rd 1897   Le Havre, France II Olympic Congress
4th 1901   Paris, France Separate occasion Chicago of United States was selected as the host for the Games of the III Olympiad. These games would later be moved to St. Louis. [1]
5th 1903   Paris, France Separate occasion [2]
6th 1904   London, Great Britain Separate occasion Rome of Italy was selected as the host for the Games of the IV Olympiad. [1][2]
7th 1905   Brussels, Belgium III Olympic Congress
8th 1906   Athens, Greece Separate occasion
9th 1907   The Hague, Netherlands Separate occasion De Coubertin was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the third term.
10th 1909   Berlin, Germany Separate occasion Stockholm of Sweden was selected as the host for the Games of the V Olympiad. [1][2]
11th 1910   Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Separate occasion
12th 1911   Budapest, Hungary Separate occasion
13th 1912   Basel, Switzerland Separate occasion
14th 1912   Stockholm, Sweden Games of the V Olympiad Berlin of Germany was selected as the host for the Games of the VI Olympiad. [1]
15th 1913   Lausanne, Switzerland V Olympic Congress
16th 1914   Paris, France VI Olympic Congress
All international Olympic business was suspended from 1915 to 1918 due to World War I.
17th 1919   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Antwerp of Belgium was selected as the host for the Games of the VII Olympiad. [1]
18th 1920   Antwerp, Belgium Games of the VII Olympiad
19th 1921   Lausanne, Switzerland VII Olympic Congress Chamonix of France was selected as the host for the Games of the I Olympiad.
Paris of France was selected as the host for the Games of the VIII Olympiad.
Amsterdam of the Netherlands was selected as the host for the Games of the IX Olympiad.
[1]
20th 1922   Paris, France Separate occasion
21st 1923   Rome, Italy Separate occasion Los Angeles of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the X Olympiad. [1]
22nd 1924   Paris, France Games of the VIII Olympiad
23rd 1925   Prague, Czechoslovakia VIII Olympic Congress The Belgian Henri de Baillet-Latour was elected as the third President of the International Olympic Committee.
24th 1926   Lisbon, Portugal Separate occasion St. Moritz of Switzerland was selected as the host for the Games of the II Olympiad. [1]
25th 1927   Monte Carlo, Monaco Separate occasion
26th 1928   Amsterdam, Netherlands Games of the IX Olympiad
27th 1929   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Lake Placid of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the III Olympiad. [1]
28th 1930   Berlin, Germany IX Olympic Congress
29th 1931   Barcelona, Spain Separate occasion Berlin of Germany was selected as the host for the Games of the XI Olympiad. [1]
30th 1932   Los Angeles, United States Games of the X Olympiad
31st 1933   Vienna, Austria Separate occasion Garmisch-Partenkirchen of Germany was selected as the host for the IV Olympic Winter Games.
De Baillet-Latour was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
[1]
32nd 1934   Athens, Greece Separate occasion
33rd 1935   Oslo, Norway Separate occasion
34th 1936   Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany Games of the IV Olympiad
35th 1936   Berlin, Germany Games of the XI Olympiad Tokyo of Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XII Olympiad. [1]
36th 1937   Warsaw, Poland Separate occasion Sapporo of Japan was selected as the host for the 1940 Winter Olympics. [1]
37th 1938   Cairo, Egypt Separate occasion
38th 1939   London, Great Britain Separate occasion Garmisch-Partenkirchen of Germany was selected as the host for the 1940 Winter Olympics.
Cortina d'Ampezzo of Italy was selected as the host for the 1944 Winter Olympics.
London of Great Britain was selected as the host for the Games of the XIII Olympiad.
[1]
All international Olympic business was suspended from 1940 to 1945 due to World War II.
39th 1946   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion St. Moritz of Germany was selected as the host for the V Olympic Winter Games.
London of Great Britain was selected as the host for the Games of the XIV Olympiad.
The Swedish Sigfrid Edström was elected as the fourth President of the International Olympic Committee.
[1]
40th 1947   Stockholm, Sweden Separate occasion Oslo of Norway was selected as the host for the VI Olympic Winter Games.
Helsinki of Finland was selected as the host for the Games of the XV Olympiad.
[1]
41st 1948   St. Moritz, Switzerland Games of the V Olympiad
42nd 1948   London, Great Britain Games of the XIV Olympiad
43rd 1949   Rome, Italy Separate occasion Cortina d'Ampezzo of Italy was selected as the host for the VII Olympic Winter Games.
Melbourne of Australia was selected as the host for the Games of the XVI Olympiad.
[1]
44th 1950   Copenhagen, Denmark Separate occasion
45th 1951   Vienna, Austria Separate occasion [2]
46th 1952   Oslo, Norway Games of the VI Olympiad
47th 1952   Helsinki, Finland Games of the XV Olympiad The American Avery Brundage was elected as the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee. [3]
48th 1953   Mexico City, Mexico Separate occasion
49th 1954   Athens, Greece Separate occasion
50th 1955   Paris, France Separate occasion Squaw Valley of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the VIII Olympiad.
Rome of Italy was selected as the host for the Games of the XVII Olympiad.
[1]
51st 1956   Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Games of the VII Olympiad
52nd 1956   Melbourne, Australia Games of the XVI Olympiad
53rd 1957   Sofia, Bulgaria Separate occasion
54th 1958   Tokyo, Japan Separate occasion In this meeting, the Olympic Hymn by Spyridon Samaras was declared the official anthem of the Games and the IOC.
55th 1959   Munich, West Germany Separate occasion Innsbruck of Austria was selected as the host for the Games of the IX Olympiad.
Tokyo of Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad.
Luge had been added to the Olympic programme in 1964.
[1][4]
56th 1960   Squaw Valley, United States Games of the VIII Olympiad
57th 1960   Rome, Italy Games of the XVII Olympiad Brundage was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
58th 1961   Athens, Greece Separate occasion
59th 1962   Moscow, Soviet Union Separate occasion
60th 1963   Baden-Baden, West Germany Separate occasion Mexico City of Mexico was selected as the host for the Games of the XIX Olympiad. [1]
61st 1964   Innsbruck, Austria Games of the IX Olympiad Grenoble of France was selected as the host for the Games of the X Olympiad. [1]
62nd 1964   Tokyo, Japan Games of the XVIII Olympiad Brundage was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the third term.
63rd 1965   Madrid, Spain Separate occasion
64th 1966   Rome, Italy Separate occasion Sapporo of Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XI Olympiad.
Munich of West Germany was selected as the host for the Games of the XX Olympiad.
[1]
65th 1967   Tehran, Iran Separate occasion
66th 1968   Grenoble, France Games of the X Olympiad
67th 1968   Mexico City, Mexico Games of the XIX Olympiad Brundage was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the fourth term.
68th 1969   Warsaw, Poland Separate occasion
69th 1970   Amsterdam, Netherlands Separate occasion Denver of the United States was selected as the host for the 1976 Winter Olympics.
Montreal of Canada was selected as the host for the Games of the XXI Olympiad.
[1][5]
70th 1970   Amsterdam, Netherlands Separate occasion
71st 1971   Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Separate occasion [5]
72nd 1972   Sapporo, Japan Games of the XI Olympiad
73rd 1972   Munich, West Germany Games of the XX Olympiad The Irish Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin was elected as the sixth President of the International Olympic Committee. [6]
74th 1973   Sofia, Bulgria X Olympic Congress
75th 1974   Vienna, Austria Separate occasion Lake Placid of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XIII Olympiad.
Moscow of the Soviet Union was selected as the host for the Games of the XXII Olympiad.
[1]
76th 1975   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
77th 1976   Innsbruck, Austria Games of the XII Olympiad
78th 1976   Montreal, Canada Games of the XXI Olympiad
79th 1977   Prague, Czechoslovakia Separate occasion
80th 1978   Athens, Greece Separate occasion Sarajevo of Yugoslavia was selected as the host for the Games of the XIV Olympiad.
Los Angeles of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XXIII Olympiad.
[1]
81st 1979   Montevideo, Uruguay Separate occasion
82nd 1980   Lake Placid, United States Games of the XIII Olympiad
83rd 1980   Moscow, Soviet Union Games of the XXII Olympiad The Spanish Juan Antonio Samaranch was elected as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee. [7]
84th 1981   Baden-Baden, West Germany XI Olympic Congress Calgary of Canada was selected as the host for the Games of the XV Olympiad.
Seoul of South Korea was selected as the host for the Games of the XXIV Olympiad.
Tennis had been readmitted to the Olympic programme in 1988.
[1][4]
85th 1982   Rome, Italy Separate occasion
86th 1983   New Delhi, India Separate occasion
87th 1984   Sarajevo, Yugoslavia Games of the XIV Olympiad
88th 1984   Los Angeles, United States Games of the XXIII Olympiad
89th 1984   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
90th 1985   East Berlin, East Germany Separate occasion
91st 1986   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Albertville of France was selected as the host for the Games of the XVI Olympiad.
Barcelona of Spain was selected as the host for the Games of the XXV Olympiad.
Separating Summer and Winter games in alternating even-years beginning from 1994 was approved.
[1][8]
92nd 1987   Istanbul, Turkey Separate occasion
93rd 1988   Calgary, Canada Games of the XV Olympiad
94th 1988   Seoul, South Korea Games of the XXIV Olympiad Lillehammer of Norway was selected as the host for the Games of the XVII Olympiad. [8]
95th 1989   San Juan, Puerto Rico Separate occasion Samaranch was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
Demonstration sports were removed from the Olympic programme beginning from 1994
[4][8]
96th 1990   Tokyo, Japan Separate occasion Atlanta of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XXVI Olympiad. [8]
97th 1991   Birmingham, Great Britain Separate occasion Nagano of Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad.
Curling and snowboarding had been added to the Olympic programme in 1998.
[4][8]
98th 1992   Albertville, France Games of the XVI Olympiad
99th 1992   Barcelona, Spain Games of the XXV Olympiad
100th 1993   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
101st 1993   Monte Carlo, Monaco Separate occasion Sydney of Australia was selected as the host for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad.
Samaranch was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the third term.
Beach Volleyball had been added to the Olympic programme in 1996.
[8][9]
102nd 1994   Lillehammer, Norway Games of the XVII Olympiad
103rd 1994   Paris, France XII Olympic Congress
104th 1995   Budapest, Hungary Separate occasion Salt Lake City of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XIX Olympiad. [8]
105th 1996   Atlanta, United States Games of the XXVI Olympiad
106th 1997   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Athens of Greece was selected as the host for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad.
Samaranch was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the fourth term.
[8]
107th 1998   Nagano, Japan Games of the XVIII Olympiad
108th 1999   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
109th 1999   Seoul, South Korea Separate occasion Turin of Italy was selected as the host for the Games of the XX Olympiad. [8]
110th 1999   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
111th 2000   Sydney, Australia Games of the XXVII Olympiad
112th 2001   Moscow, Russia Separate occasion Beijing of China was selected as the host for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
The Belgian Jacques Rogge was elected as the eight President of the International Olympic Committee.
[8][10][11]
113th 2002   Salt Lake City, United States Games of the XIX Olympiad
114th 2002   Mexico City, Mexico Separate occasion
115th 2003   Prague, Czech Republic Separate occasion Vancouver of Canada was selected as the host for the Games of the XXI Olympiad. [8]
116th 2004   Athens, Greece Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
117th 2005   Singapore Separate occasion London of Great Britain was selected as the host for the Games of the XXX Olympiad.
Baseball and softball had been removed from the Olympic programme in 2012.
118th 2006   Turin, Italy Games of the XX Olympiad
119th 2007   Guatemala City, Guatemala Separate occasion Sochi in Russian Federation was selected as the host for the Games of the XXII Olympiad.
The Youth Olympic Games was created.
120th 2008   Beijing, China Games of the XXIX Olympiad
121st 2009   Copenhagen, Denmark XIII Olympic Congress Rio de Janeiro in Brazil was selected as the host city for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.
Rogge was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
Golf and rugby had been readmitted to the Olympic programme in 2016.
122nd 2010   Vancouver, Canada Games of the XXI Olympiad Nanjing of China was selected as the host for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games.
123rd 2011   Durban, South Africa Separate occasion Pyeongchang County in South Korea was selected as the host for the Games of the XXIII Olympiad.
124th 2012   London, Great Britain Games of the XXX Olympiad
Ext 2013   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Buenos Aires in Argentina was selected as the host for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games.
125th 2013   Buenos Aires, Argentina Separate occasion Tokyo in Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad.
The German Thomas Bach was elected as the ninth President of the International Olympic Committee.
Wrestling had been selected to the Olympic programme for 2020 and 2024.
126th 2014   Sochi, Russia Games of the XXII Olympiad Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement initiated by Thomas Bach, had been discussed. [12]
127th 2014   Monte Carlo, Monaco Separate occasion The Extraordinary Session was hosted by IOC member Albert II, Prince of Monaco.
The International Olympic Committee discussed Bach's Olympic Agenda 2020.
[13]
128th 2015   Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Separate occasion Beijing in China was selected as the host for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games.
Lausanne in Switzerland was selected as the host for the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games.
129th 2016   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Games of the XXXI Olympiad Five optional sports, including baseball/softball, karate, sport climbing, surfing, skateboarding, for 2020 Summer Olympics were approved. [14]
130th 2017   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Joint-awarding of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad and the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad was approved.
Bidding process for XXV Olympic Winter Games was approved.
131st 2017   Lima, Peru Separate occasion Paris of France was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad.
Los Angeles of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad.
132nd 2018   Pyeongchang, South Korea Games of the XXIII Olympiad The date of the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games was reverted from 2023 to 2022.
The International Olympic Committee suggested an African city should be host the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games.
[15][16]
133rd 2018   Buenos Aires, Argentina 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games Dakar of Senegal was selected as the host for the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games.
134th 2019   Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo of Italy was selected as the host for the Games of the XXV Olympic Winter Games. [17]
135th 2020   Lausanne, Switzerland 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon Province of South Korea was selected as the host for the 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games.
136th 2020 Virtual Separate occasion The postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics for 2021 and the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games from 2022 to 2026 was approved. Due the COVID-19 pandemic the works were held virtually.
137th 2021 Virtual Separate occasion Officially opened in a live event in the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece, which originally had been awarded the Session.Due the Covid-19 Pandemic the works were held virtually.
Bach is re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for a second term.
The International Olympic Committee discussed Bach's Olympic Agenda 2020+5.
138th 2021   Tokyo, Japan Games of the XXXII Olympiad Brisbane of Australia was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXV Olympiad.
One optional sport for the 2026 Winter Olympics,the ski mountaineering, which was added for 2026, was approved.
[18]
139th 2022   Beijing, China XXIV Olympic Winter Games
140th 2023   Mumbai, India Separate occasion
141st 2024   Paris, France Games of the XXXIII Olympiad
142nd 2025   Athens, Greece Separate occasion Tenth President of the International Olympic Committee to be elected
143rd 2026   Milan, Italy XXV Olympic Winter Games
144th 2027 TBA Separate occasion
145th 2028   Los Angeles, United States Games of the XXXIV Olympiad
146th 2029 TBA Separate occasion
147th 2030 TBA XXVI Olympic Winter Games
148th 2031 TBA Separate occasion
149th 2032   Brisbane, Australia Games of the XXXV Olympiad

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