1924 Winter Olympics – The first Olympic Winter Games took place in Chamonix

Officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event which was held in 1924 in Chamonix, France. The sports competitions were held at the foot of Mont Blanc in Chamonix, and Haute-Savoie, France between January 25 and February 5, 1924.

The Games were organized by the French Olympic Committee, and were originally reckoned as the “International Winter Sports Week.” With the success of the event, it was retroactively designated by the International Olympic Committee as the I Olympic Winter Games.

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