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Bid history for Summer and Olympic Games from 2012 to 2034

This page is a database listing of potential, confirmed and winning bids for both Summer and Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games from 2012 to 2034.

Any submissions or feedback would be gratefully appreciated, please use the form.

Cities are listed in alphabetical order by IOC country code.

Links to websites, particularly failed bids, may no longer work.

Quick Table of Contents

Results for Recently Hosted Games
[2012 Summer Olympics - London 2012]
[2014 Winter Olympics - Sochi 2014]
[2016 Summer Olympics - Rio 2016]
[2018 Winter Olympics - PyeongChang 2018]
[2020 Summer Olympics - Tokyo 2020]
[2022 Winter Olympics - Beijing 2022]

Winning Bids for Future Games
[2024 Summer Olympics]
[2026 Winter Olympics]
[2028 Summer Olympics]
[2032 Summer Olympics]

Future Potential Bids
[2030 Winter Olympics]
[2034 Winter Olympics]

Do note that this page will NOT be updated for bids and games after 2034.

Results for Recently Hosted Games

2012 Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games

Won by London, Great Britain (GBR). [official website]

The five final candidate cities were:

Logo of the IOC's Singapore 2005 SessionThe final voting by the IOC took at the 117th IOC Session in Singapore (SIN) on 6 July 2005 [Offical Website] at the Raffles City Convention Centre. At this session, the IOC reviewed the then 28 sports that were represented in the summer Olympic games, but more importantly, voted on the selection of the host for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

The voting was as follows:

Round One Round Two
London - 22 Madrid - 32
Paris - 21 London - 27
Madrid - 20 Paris - 25
New York - 19 New York - 16 (eliminated)
Moscow - 15 (eliminated)  

 

Round Three Round Four
London - 39 London - 54 (declared winner)
Paris - 33 Paris - 50 (eliminated)
Madrid - 31 (eliminated)  

2014 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games

Won by Sochi, Russian Federation (RUS). [Official Website]

The final three Official candidate cities were selected by the IOC Executive Board on June 22, 2006. There were:

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) met on 4 July 2007 in Guatemala City, Guatemala (GUA), to decide the winner of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

Here are the results of the voting at this session:

Round One Round Two
Sochi - 34 Sochi - 51 (declared winner)
Pyeongchang - 36 Pyeongchang - 47 (eliminated)
Salzburg - 25 (eliminated)  

A total of seven cities submitted applications. The four cities that didn't progress to the final three (above) are refered to as 'Non-Finalized Candidate Cities'. These four cities were:

Potential Candidate Cities were:

Winning Bids for Future Games

2016 Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games

Games of the XXXI Olympiad & XV Paralympiad

Won by Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (BRA). [official website]

The five final candidate cities were:

Logo of the IOC's Copenhagen 2009 SessionThe final voting by the IOC took at the 121st IOC Session and XIII Olympic Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark (DEN) on 1-9 October 2009 [Offical Website] at the Bella Centre. At this session, the IOC held elections for the IOC President, IOC members, and voting to include Rugby Sevens and Golf for the 2016 Olympics.

More importantly, the IOC voted on the selection for the host of the 2016 Summer Olympic games. Voting was as follows:

Round One Round Two
Madrid -28 Rio - 46
Rio - 26 Madrid - 29
Tokyo - 22 Tokyo - 20 (eliminated)
Chicago - 18 (eliminated)  

 

Round Three  
Rio - 66 (declared winner)  
Madrid - 32 (eliminated)  

Former candidate cities were:

These cities missed the official IOC shortlist and were cut on 04 June 2008.

Non-Finalized candidate cities were:

Cancelled candidate cities were:

2018 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games

XXIII Olympic Winter Games & XII Paralympic Winter Games

Won by Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea [South Korea] (KOR). [Official Website]

The deadline for applications to be submitted to the IOC was 15 October 2009, and the application files themselves must be submitted to the IOC by 15 March 2010. The IOC will then approve the Candidate City selection in June 2010.

On 06 July 2011, the 123rd IOC Session took place in Durban, South Africa (RSA). Held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre, the IOC decided the winner of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The three final Official candidate cities were:

Voting was as follows:

Round One Round Two
PyeongChang - 63 (declared winner)  
Munich - 25  
Annecy - 7  

Non-Finalized candidate cities were:

Cancelled candidate cities were:

2020 Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games

Games of the XXXII Olympiad & XVI Paralympiad

Won by Toyko, Japan (JPN). [Official Website]

The deadline for applications to be submitted to the IOC was 01 September 2011, and the application files themselves must be submitted to the IOC by 15 February 2012. The IOC then approved the Candidate City selection on 23 May 2012.

The three final Official candidate cities were:

Logo of the IOC's Buenos Aires 2013 SessionThe final voting by the IOC took at the 125th IOC Session and XIII Olympic Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina (ARG) on 7-10 September 2013 at the Bella Centre. At this session, the IOC elected Thomas Bach as the IOC President for an 8 year term, and voted to restore Wrestling as an Olympic sport for the 2020 and 2024 Summer Olympics.

More importantly, the IOC voted on the selection for the host of the 2020 Summer Olympic games. Voting was as follows:

Round One  
Tokyo - 42  
Istanbul - 26  
Madrid - 26  

 

Run off (due to tie)  
Istanbul - 49  
Madrid -45 (eliminated)  
   

 

Round Three  
Tokyo - 60 (declared winner)  
Istanbul - 36 (eliminated)  

The five offical Applicant Cities are:

Cancelled candidate cities were:

Non-Finalized candidate cities were:

2022 Winter Olympic & Paralympic Games

XXIV Olympic Winter Games & XIII Paralympic Winter Games

Won by Beijing, People's Republic of China (CHN). [Official Website]

The deadline for applications to be submitted to the IOC was 14 November 2013, and the application files themselves must be submitted to the IOC by 14 March 2014.

On 31 July 2015, the 128th IOC Session took place in Kuala Lumpa, Malaysia  (MAS). At this session, the IOC decided the winner of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

The two final Official candidate cities were:

Logo of the IOC's Kuala Lumpur 2015 SessionThe final voting by the IOC took at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (MAS) on 31 July to 3 August 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

At this session, the IOC approved and welcomed the country of South Sudan (SSD) to the Olympic Movement. South Sudan then went on to make it's Olympic Debut at the Rio 2016 Games.

The IOC also considered new sports for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. 3x3 Basketball, BMX freestyle, sport climbing, surfing and skateboarding were ultimately introduced, as well as Madison Cycling for both men and women.

More importantly, the IOC voted on the selection for the host of the 2022 Winter Olympic games. Voting was as follows:

Voting was as follows:

Round One  
Beijing - 42 (declared winner)  
Almaty - 26 (eliminated)  

The Withdrawn Official Candidate City was:

Cancelled Applicant cities were:

 

Potential candidate cities were:

2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

Games of the XXXIII Olympiad & XVII Paralympiad

Won by Paris, France (FRA). [Official Website]

The IOC formally opened the bidding process on 15 January 2015 and started accepting invitations. The deadline for applications to be submitted to the IOC was 15 September 2015. There was no Applicant Phase or Short List phase in the bidding process for these games.

The two Official candidate cities were:

Logo of the IOC's Lima 2017 Session On 1 August 2017, the IOC decided to award the 2024 Summer Olympics and 2028 Summer Olympics simultaneously [IOC press release], which was to be decided at the 131st IOC Session.

The final voting by the IOC took at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru (PER) on 13-10 September 2017 at the Lima Convention Centre. At this session, the IOC elected new members to their Executive Board, and also a new Vice-President.

More importantly, the IOC voted on the selection for non only the host of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, but also, the host of the 2028 Olympic Games. Voting was as follows:

Round One (2024 Only)  
Paris - Unanimous (declared winner)  

The Withdrawn Official Candidate Cities were:

Non-Selected bid cities were:

Potential candidate cities were:

Cancelled Potential candidate cities are:

2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

XXV Olympic Winter Games & XIV Paralympic Winter Games

Won by Milano (Milan) – Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (ITA) - Joint Bid. [Official Website]

The two Official candidate cities were:

Logo of the IOC's Luasanne 2019 SessionIn 2019, the 134th IOC Session took place in Lausanne, Switzerland (SUI), where it was held at the SwissTech Convention Center. This session was originally scheduled to be held in Milan, Italy (ITA) but had to be changed as the IOC does NOT allow a session to held in a country that has a candiate for Games to be awarded at that session - and the Italian bid for the 2026 Games was announced in 2018.

At this session, the IOC approved a new bidding process for awarding the games, and modified the IOC Olympic Charter to remove the requirement of Games to be awarded 7 years prior to it being hosted. It now also allows bids to be from multiple cities, regions and countries. Prior to this, a Games could only be awarded to one city in one city/region and country.

More importantly, at this session the IOC decided the winner of the 2026 Olympic Winter Games.

Round One
Milan-Cortina - 47 (declared winner)
Stockholm–Åre - 34 (eliminated)

Potential candidate cities were:

Cancelled Potential candidate cities are:

2028 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

Games of the XXXIV Olympiad & XVIII Paralympiad

Won by Los Angeles, United States of America (USA). [Official Website]

The sole Official candidate cities was:

Logo of the IOC's Lima 2017 Session On 1 August 2017, the IOC decided to award the 2024 Summer Olympics and 2028 Summer Olympics simultaneously [IOC press release], which was to be decided at the 131st IOC Session.

The final voting by the IOC took at the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru (PER) on 13-10 September 2017 at the Lima Convention Centre. At this session, the IOC elected new members to their Executive Board, and also a new Vice-President.

More importantly, the IOC voted on the selection for not only the host of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, but also, the host of the 2028 Olympic Games. Voting was as follows:

Round One (2028 Only)  
Los Angeles - Unanimous (declared winner)  

Potential candidate cities were:

Cancelled Potential candidate cities are:

2032 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games

Games of the XXXIV Olympiad & XVIII Paralympiad

Logo of the IOC's Tokyo 2021 Session Won by Brisbane, Australia (AUS). [Official Website]

On 24 February 2021, the IOC anncouned that Brisbane was the preferred candiate for the 2032 Games, and had no formal opponent.

On 20-21 July 2021, the 138th IOC Session was held in Tokyo, Japan (JPN). At this session, the IOC announced that Brisbane was the winner of the 2032 Games. This was the first time that the IOC's new bid process.

Information on the new bidding process can be found here and here.

Brisbane 2032 Placeholder Logo

Future Potential Bids

2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games and 2034 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games

XXVI Olympic Winter Games & XV Paralympic Winter Games and XXV Olympic Winter Games & XVI Paralympic Winter Games.

The bid process started in 2019 with a decision to have been made in 2021. This was considerably disrupted due to the CoVID 19 pandemic. At time of writing, there is no set schedule as to when the winnter will be annouced, but it appears likely to occur at the 140th IOC Session to be held in Mumbai, India (IND) in 2023.

It is believed that the IOC will award both the 2030 and the 2034 Winter Games at the same session [source], much like how the 2024 and 2024 Summer Games were annouced together at the 131st IOC Session in 2017.

Potential candidate cities are:


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