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    The first Winter Olympics took place in Chamonix, France in 1924. Italy is one of only 12 countries that has particpated in every Winter Olympics. Like the Summer Olympics the games were cancelled in 1940 and 1944 because of World War II. Up until 1992 the Summer and Winter Olympics were both held in the same year. It was decided that the next Olympics would be held in 1994 and then every four years after that year. Italy has hosted the Winter Olympics on two separate occasions. The first was in 1956 in Cortina d'Ampezzo in the region of Veneto. The second was in 2006 in Turin, which is located in the Piedmont region.

    Congratulations to all the Italian athletes who represented Italy in the Winter Olympics!

    Below is a list of all the winter sports that Italy has medaled in. Just select the sport to see the names of the athletes, the medal, the year and the event they won it in. You can also see how many medals Italy has won in each Winter Olympic games.

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    Winter Sports
    Alpine Skiing Bobsleigh
    Figure Skating Lugeing
    Nordic Skiing Speed Skating
    Year Host Gold Silver Bronze
    1924 Chamonix 0 0 0
    1928 St. Moritz 0 0 0
    1932 Lake Placid 0 0 0
    1936 Garmisch 0 0 0
    1948 St. Moritz 1 0 0
    1952 Oslo 1 0 1
    1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 1 2 0
    1960 Squaw Valley 0 0 1
    1964 Innsbruck 0 1 3
    1968 Grenoble 4 0 0
    1972 Sapporo 2 2 1
    1976 Innsbruck 1 2 1
    1980 Lake Placid 0 2 0
    1984 Sarajevo 2 0 0
    1988 Calgary 2 1 2
    1992 Albertville 4 6 4
    1994 Lillehammer 7 5 8
    1998 Nagano 2 6 2
    2002 Salt Lake City 4 4 6
    2006 Turin 5 0 6
    2010 Vancouver 1 1 3
    2014 Sochi 0 2 6
    Italian Olympic Medal Winners

    To my knowledge this list is as accurate and up to date as possible. In the event I missed a medal winner please let me know by sending me the information to the following address: anthony@italiansrus.com.

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