Cortina d’Ampezzo hosts Olympic Bobsleigh, Skeleton and Luge races
Lausanne (RWH) Milan–Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA) will host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. At their 134th session in Lausanne (SUI), the members of the International Olympic Committee IOC gave the Italian bid 47 of 82 votes. Stockholm-Åre (Sweden) got 34 votes. Swedish and Italian IOC Members were not allowed to vote.
For Italy, it’s the third time as host country of Olympic Winter Games after 1956 in Cortina d’Ampezzo and 2006 in Turin.
The Olympic bobsleigh, skeleton and luge competitions of the 2026 Games are due to take place at the „Eugenio Monti Olympic Track“ in Cortina d’Ampezzo. The track in the 1956 Olympic host city was closed in 2008. ©RWH2019