The 8 Forgotten Olympic Games

2.6.2014

By Kevin Okeeffe

Not every Olympic Games is a Sochi-level noisemaker; some have been lost to history's memory.

1992 Winter Olympic Games: Albertville, France

Albertville was the victim of unfortunate timing. It was the last Winter Games to be held in the same year as the summer equivalent — the more historically significant Barcelona Games, which was essentially the final success for the Soviet Union. It was also overshadowed by the Lillehammer Winter Games just two years later, notable for having a record number of countries sending athletes.

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