The Winter Olympics is one of the most loved sports events in the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) calendar. It has a long history that dates back to early twentieth century but has continued to excite both fans and participants. In order to understand the games, it may be worthwhile to take a look at the history of these games.
Since the first Winter Olympics in 1924, the event has grown in popularity and size. Held every four years, the Winter Olympics now features more than 2,500 athletes competing in 98 events. The games are also a major tourist draw, with people coming from all over the world to watch the competitions. Here are 50 crazy facts about the Winter Olympics.
Further Reading: Which Countries Have Won the Most Olympic Medals?
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