1944 Winter Olympics

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The 1944 Winter Olympics, officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games, were not held.[1]

The games would have been held in 1944 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Cortina d'Ampezzo had won the right to host the event in June 1939.

The games were cancelled because of World War II.[2]

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  1. The games would have been called the "5th" winter games because of the cancellation of the V Olympic Winter Games in 1940.
  2. Zarnowski, C. Frank. "A Look at Olympic Costs," Archived 2018-12-25 at the Wayback Machine Citius, Altius, Fortius (US). Summer 1992, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 22 [7 of 17 PDF]; retrieved 2012-7-25.