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1916 Summer Olympics

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The Games of the VI Olympiad were to have been held in 1916 in Berlin, Germany. At the outbreak of World War I organisation continued, as no one could foresee that war dragging on for years. Eventually, though, the games were cancelled. Alexandria and Budapest also bid for the games.

A winter sports week with speed skating, figure skating, ice hockey and nordic skiing was planned.


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¹Not currently recognised as official by the IOC.     ²Cancelled due to war.
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