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IOC Session
The Olympic flag at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics.

This is the list of International Olympic Committee (IOC) meetings.

Olympic Congresses

# City Host Country Year
1st Paris  France 1894
2nd Le Havre  France 1897
3rd Brussels  Belgium 1905
4th Paris  France 1906
5th Lausanne   Switzerland 1913
6th Paris  France 1914
7th Lausanne   Switzerland 1921
8th Prague  Czechoslovakia 1925
9th Berlin  Germany 1930
10th Varna  Bulgaria 1973
11th Baden-Baden  West Germany 1981
12th Paris  France 1994
13th Copenhagen  Denmark 2009

IOC Sessions

There has been a session during all Olympic Games except the 1900, 1904 and 1908 Summer Olympics and the 1924, 1928 and 1932 Winter Olympics.

  Session voting for president
  Session voting for Olympic host
  Session voting for president and Olympic host
Ext Extraordinary Session
Session Year Host city Olympic occasion Activities Ref
1st 1894 France Paris, France I Olympic Congress Athens of Greece was selected as the host for the Games of the I Olympiad.
Paris of France was selected as the host for the Games of the II Olympiad.
[1]
2nd 1896 Greece Athens, Greece Games of the I Olympiad The French Pierre de Coubertin was elected as the second President of the International Olympic Committee.
3rd 1897 France Le Havre, France II Olympic Congress
4th 1901 France Paris, France Separate occasion St. Louis of United States was selected as the host for the Games of the III Olympiad. [1]
5th 1903 France Paris, France Separate occasion [2]
6th 1904 United Kingdom London, Great Britain Separate occasion London of Great Britain was selected as the host for the Games of the IV Olympiad. [1][2]
7th 1905 Belgium Brussels, Belgium III Olympic Congress
8th 1906 Greece Athens, Greece Separate occasion
9th 1907 Netherlands The Hague, Netherlands Separate occasion De Coubertin was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the third term.
10th 1909 Germany Berlin, Germany Separate occasion Stockholm of Sweden was selected as the host for the Games of the V Olympiad. [1][2]
11th 1910 Luxembourg Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Separate occasion
12th 1911 Hungary Budapest, Hungary Separate occasion
13th 1912 Switzerland Basel, Switzerland Separate occasion
14th 1912 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Games of the V Olympiad Berlin of Germany was selected as the host for the Games of the VI Olympiad. [1]
15th 1913 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland V Olympic Congress
16th 1914 France Paris, France VI Olympic Congress
All international Olympic business was suspended from 1915 to 1918 due to World War I.
17th 1919 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Antwerp of Belgium was selected as the host for the Games of the VII Olympiad. [1]
18th 1920 Belgium Antwerp, Belgium Games of the VII Olympiad
19th 1921 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland VII Olympic Congress Chamonix of France was selected as the host for the I Olympic Winter Games.
Paris of France was selected as the host for the Games of the VIII Olympiad.
Amsterdam of the Netherlands was selected as the host for the Games of the IX Olympiad.
[1]
20th 1922 France Paris, France Separate occasion
21st 1923 Italy Rome, Italy Separate occasion Los Angeles of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the X Olympiad. [1]
22nd 1924 France Paris, France Games of the VIII Olympiad
23rd 1925 Czechoslovakia Prague, Czechoslovakia VIII Olympic Congress The Belgian Henri de Baillet-Latour was elected as the third President of the International Olympic Committee.
24th 1926 Portugal Lisbon, Portugal Separate occasion St. Moritz of Switzerland was selected as the host for the II Olympic Winter Games. [1]
25th 1927 Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco Separate occasion
26th 1928 Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands Games of the IX Olympiad
27th 1929 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Lake Placid of the United States was selected as the host for the III Olympic Winter Games. [1]
28th 1930 Germany Berlin, Germany IX Olympic Congress
29th 1931 Spain Barcelona, Spain Separate occasion Berlin of Germany was selected as the host for the Games of the XI Olympiad. [1]
30th 1932 United States Los Angeles, United States Games of the X Olympiad
31st 1933 Austria Vienna, Austria Separate occasion Garmisch-Partenkirchen of Germany was selected as the host for the IV Olympic Winter Games.
De Baillet-Latour was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
[1]
32nd 1934 Greece Athens, Greece Separate occasion
33rd 1935 Norway Oslo, Norway Separate occasion
34th 1936 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany IV Olympic Winter Games
35th 1936 Germany Berlin, Germany Games of the XI Olympiad Tokyo of Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XII Olympiad. [1]
36th 1937 Poland Warsaw, Poland Separate occasion Sapporo of Japan was selected as the host for the 1940 Winter Olympics. [1]
37th 1938 Egypt Cairo, Egypt Separate occasion
38th 1939 United Kingdom London, Great Britain Separate occasion Garmisch-Partenkirchen of Germany was selected as the host for the 1940 Winter Olympics.
Cortina d'Ampezzo of Italy was selected as the host for the 1944 Winter Olympics.
London of Great Britain was selected as the host for the Games of the XIII Olympiad.
[1]
All international Olympic business was suspended from 1940 to 1945 due to World War II.
39th 1946 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion St. Moritz of Germany was selected as the host for the V Olympic Winter Games.
London of Great Britain was selected as the host for the Games of the XIV Olympiad.
The Swedish Sigfrid Edström was elected as the fourth President of the International Olympic Committee.
[1]
40th 1947 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Separate occasion Oslo of Norway was selected as the host for the VI Olympic Winter Games.
Helsinki of Finland was selected as the host for the Games of the XV Olympiad.
[1]
41st 1948 Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland V Olympic Winter Games
42nd 1948 United Kingdom London, Great Britain Games of the XIV Olympiad
43rd 1949 Italy Rome, Italy Separate occasion Cortina d'Ampezzo of Italy was selected as the host for the VII Olympic Winter Games.
Melbourne of Australia was selected as the host for the Games of the XVI Olympiad.
[1]
44th 1950 Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark Separate occasion
45th 1951 Austria Vienna, Austria Separate occasion [2]
46th 1952 Norway Oslo, Norway VI Olympic Winter Games
47th 1952 Finland Helsinki, Finland Games of the XV Olympiad The American Avery Brundage was elected as the fifth President of the International Olympic Committee. [3]
48th 1953 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico Separate occasion
49th 1954 Greece Athens, Greece Separate occasion
50th 1955 France Paris, France Separate occasion Squaw Valley of the United States was selected as the host for the VIII Olympic Winter Games.
Rome of Italy was selected as the host for the Games of the XVII Olympiad.
[1]
51st 1956 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy VII Olympic Winter Games
52nd 1956 Australia Melbourne, Australia Games of the XVI Olympiad
53rd 1957 Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria Separate occasion
54th 1958 Japan Tokyo, Japan Separate occasion
55th 1959 West Germany Munich, West Germany Separate occasion Innsbruck of Austria was selected as the host for the IX Olympic Winter Games.
Tokyo of Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad.
Luge had been added to the Olympic programme in 1964.
[1][4]
56th 1960 United States Squaw Valley, United States VIII Olympic Winter Games
57th 1960 Italy Rome, Italy Games of the XVII Olympiad Brundage was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
58th 1961 Greece Athens, Greece Separate occasion
59th 1962 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union Separate occasion
60th 1963 West Germany Baden-Baden, West Germany Separate occasion Mexico City of Mexico was selected as the host for the Games of the XIX Olympiad. [1]
61st 1964 Austria Innsbruck, Austria IX Olympic Winter Games Grenoble of France was selected as the host for the X Olympic Winter Games. [1]
62nd 1964 Japan Tokyo, Japan Games of the XVIII Olympiad Brundage was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the third term.
63rd 1965 Spain Madrid, Spain Separate occasion
64th 1966 Italy Rome, Italy Separate occasion Sapporo of Japan was selected as the host for the XI Olympic Winter Games.
Munich of West Germany was selected as the host for the Games of the XX Olympiad.
[1]
65th 1967 Iran Tehran, Iran Separate occasion
66th 1968 France Grenoble, France X Olympic Winter Games
67th 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico Games of the XIX Olympiad Brundage was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the fourth term.
68th 1969 Poland Warsaw, Poland Separate occasion
69th 1970 Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands Separate occasion Denver of the United States was selected as the host for the 1976 Winter Olympics.
Montreal of Canada was selected as the host for the Games of the XXI Olympiad.
[1][5]
70th 1970 Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands Separate occasion
71st 1971 Luxembourg Luxembourg City, Luxembourg Separate occasion [5]
72nd 1972 Japan Sapporo, Japan XI Olympic Winter Games
73rd 1972 West Germany Munich, West Germany Games of the XX Olympiad The Irish Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin was elected as the sixth President of the International Olympic Committee. [6]
74th 1973 Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgria X Olympic Congress
75th 1974 Austria Vienna, Austria Separate occasion Lake Placid of the United States was selected as the host for the XIII Olympic Winter Games.
Moscow of the Soviet Union was selected as the host for the Games of the XXII Olympiad.
[1]
76th 1975 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
77th 1976 Austria Innsbruck, Austria XII Olympic Winter Games
78th 1976 Canada Montreal, Canada Games of the XXI Olympiad
79th 1977 Czechoslovakia Prague, Czechoslovakia Separate occasion
80th 1978 Greece Athens, Greece Separate occasion Sarajevo of Yugoslavia was selected as the host for the XIV Olympic Winter Games.
Los Angeles of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XXIII Olympiad.
[1]
81st 1979 Uruguay Montevideo, Uruguay Separate occasion
82nd 1980 United States Lake Placid, United States XIII Olympic Winter Games
83rd 1980 Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union Games of the XXII Olympiad The Spanish Juan Antonio Samaranch was elected as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee. [7]
84th 1981 West Germany Baden-Baden, West Germany XI Olympic Congress Calgary of Canada was selected as the host for the XV Olympic Winter Games.
Seoul of South Korea was selected as the host for the Games of the XXIV Olympiad.
Tennis had been readmitted to the Olympic programme in 1988.
[1][4]
85th 1982 Italy Rome, Italy Separate occasion
86th 1983 India New Delhi, India Separate occasion
87th 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo, Yugoslavia XIV Olympic Winter Games
88th 1984 United States Los Angeles, United States Games of the XXIII Olympiad
89th 1984 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
90th 1985 East Germany East Berlin, East Germany Separate occasion
91st 1986 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Albertville of France was selected as the host for the XVI Olympic Winter Games.
Barcelona of Spain was selected as the host for the Games of the XXV Olympiad.
Separating Summer and Winter games in alternating even-years beginning from 1994 was approved.
[1][8]
92nd 1987 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Separate occasion
93rd 1988 Canada Calgary, Canada XV Olympic Winter Games
94th 1988 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Games of the XXIV Olympiad Lillehammer of Norway was selected as the host for the XVII Olympic Winter Games. [8]
95th 1989 Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico Separate occasion Samaranch was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
Demonstration sports were removed from the Olympic programme beginning from 1994
[4][8]
96th 1990 Japan Tokyo, Japan Separate occasion Atlanta of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XXVI Olympiad. [8]
97th 1991 United Kingdom Birmingham, Great Britain Separate occasion Nagano of Japan was selected as the host for the XVIII Olympic Winter Games.
Curling and snowboarding had been added to the Olympic programme in 1998.
[4][8]
98th 1992 France Albertville, France XVI Olympic Winter Games
99th 1992 Spain Barcelona, Spain Games of the XXV Olympiad
100th 1993 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
101st 1993 Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco Separate occasion Sydney of Australia was selected as the host for the Games of the XXVII Olympiad.
Samaranch was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the third term.
Beach Volleyball had been added to the Olympic programme in 1996.
[8][9]
102nd 1994 Norway Lillehammer, Norway XVII Olympic Winter Games
103rd 1994 France Paris, France XII Olympic Congress
104th 1995 Hungary Budapest, Hungary Separate occasion Salt Lake City of the United States was selected as the host for the XIX Olympic Winter Games. [8]
105th 1996 United States Atlanta, United States Games of the XXVI Olympiad
106th 1997 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Athens of Greece was selected as the host for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad.
Samaranch was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the fourth term.
[8]
107th 1998 Japan Nagano, Japan XVIII Olympic Winter Games
108th 1999 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
109th 1999 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Separate occasion Turin of Italy was selected as the host for the XX Olympic Winter Games. [8]
110th 1999 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion
111th 2000 Australia Sydney, Australia Games of the XXVII Olympiad
112th 2001 Russia Moscow, Russia Separate occasion Beijing of China was selected as the host for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad.
The Belgian Jacques Rogge was elected as the eight President of the International Olympic Committee.
[8][10][11]
113th 2002 United States Salt Lake City, United States XIX Olympic Winter Games
114th 2002 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico Separate occasion
115th 2003 Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic Separate occasion Vancouver of Canada was selected as the host for the XXI Olympic Winter Games. [8]
116th 2004 Greece Athens, Greece Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
117th 2005  Singapore Separate occasion London of Great Britain was selected as the host for the Games of the XXX Olympiad.
Baseball and softball had been removed from the Olympic programme in 2012.
118th 2006 Italy Turin, Italy XX Olympic Winter Games
119th 2007 Guatemala Guatemala City, Guatemala Separate occasion Sochi of Russia was selected as the host for the XXII Olympic Winter Games.
The Youth Olympic Games was created.
120th 2008 China Beijing, China Games of the XXIX Olympiad
121st 2009 Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark XIII Olympic Congress Rio de Janeiro of Brazil was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad.
Rogge was re-elected as the President of the International Olympic Committee for the second term.
Golf and rugby had been readmitted to the Olympic programme in 2016.
122nd 2010 Canada Vancouver, Canada XXI Olympic Winter Games Nanjing of China was selected as the host for the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games.
123rd 2011 South Africa Durban, South Africa Separate occasion Pyeongchang of South Korea was selected as the host for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games.
124th 2012 United Kingdom London, Great Britain Games of the XXX Olympiad
Ext 2013 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Buenos Aires of Argentina was selected as the host for the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games.
125th 2013 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina Separate occasion Tokyo of Japan was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad.
The German Thomas Bach was elected as the ninth President of the International Olympic Committee.
Wrestling had been selected to the Olympic programme for 2020 and 2024.
126th 2014 Russia Sochi, Russia XXII Olympic Winter Games Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement initiated by Thomas Bach, had been discussed. [12]
127th 2014 Monaco Monte Carlo, Monaco Separate occasion The Extraordinary Session was hosted by IOC member Albert II, Prince of Monaco.
The International Olympic Committee discussed Bach's Olympic Agenda 2020.
[13]
128th 2015 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Separate occasion Beijing of China was selected as the host for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games.
Lausanne of Switzerland was selected as the host for the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games.
129th 2016 Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Games of the XXXI Olympiad The five new sports, including baseball/softball, karate, sport climbing, surfing, skateboarding, for 2020 were approved. [14]
130th 2017 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Joint-awarding of the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad and the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad was approved.
Bidding process for XXV Olympic Winter Games was approved.
131st 2017 Peru Lima, Peru Separate occasion Paris of France was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad.
Los Angeles of the United States was selected as the host for the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad.
132nd 2018 South Korea Pyeongchang, South Korea XXIII Olympic Winter Games The date of the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games was reverted from 2023 to 2022.
The International Olympic Committee suggested an African city should be host the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games.
[15][16]
133rd 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games Dakar of Senegal was selected as the host for the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games.
134th 2019 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland Separate occasion Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo of Italy was selected as the host for the XXV Olympic Winter Games. [17]
135th 2020 Switzerland Lausanne, Switzerland 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon Province of South Korea was selected as the host for the 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games.
136th 2020 Virtual Session Separate occasion The postponement of the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games from 2022 to 2026 was approved.
137th 2021 Greece Athens, Greece Separate occasion [18]
138th 2021 Japan Tokyo, Japan Games of the XXXII Olympiad
TBA 2022 China Beijing, China XXIV Olympic Winter Games
TBA 2023 India Mumbai, India Separate occasion
TBA 2024 South Korea Pyeongchang, South Korea 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games
TBA 2024 France Paris, France Games of the XXXIII Olympiad
TBA 2026 Italy Milan, Italy XXV Olympic Winter Games
TBA 2026 Senegal Dakar, Senegal 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games
TBA 2028 Unknown TBA, 5th Winter Youth Olympic Games
TBA 2028 United States Los Angeles, United States Games of the XXXIV Olympiad

Notes and references

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