Which cities have hosted the Summer Olympics up to 2021?
The Summer Olympics has been held in 23 different cities, with Tokyo poised to become the latest venue to have hosted multiple Games.
A total of 23 cities from 19 different countries have hosted the Summer Olympics since the modern Games began in 1896, with four cities staging the event on more than one occasion.
Tokyo to become latest host of multiple Summer Olympics
Tokyo will become the fifth host of multiple Summer Olympics when it puts on the postponed 2020 Games this summer, having also been the venue in 1964.
The quartet of cities that have already staged more than one Summer Olympics are: Athens (1896 and 2004), London (1908, 1948 and 2012), Los Angeles (1932 and 1984) and Paris (1900 and 1924).
Summer Olympics hosts up to 2021: in full
|1896||Athens||6-15 April 1896|
|1900||Paris||14 May-28 October 1900|
|1904||St Louis||1 July-23 November 1904|
|1908||London||27 April-31 October 1908|
|1912||Stockholm||6-22 July 1912|
|1920||Antwerp||14 August-12 September 1920|
|1924||Paris||5-27 July 1924|
|1928||Amsterdam||28 July-12 August 1928|
|1932||Los Angeles||30 July-4 August 1932|
|1936||Berlin||1-16 August 1936|
|1948||London||29 July-14 August 1948|
|1952||Helsinki||19 July-3 August 1952|
|1956||Melbourne||22 November-8 December 1956|
|1960||Rome||25 August-11 September 1960|
|1964||Tokyo||10-24 October 1964|
|1968||Mexico City||12-27 October 1968|
|1972||Munich||26 August-11 September 1972|
|1976||Montreal||17 July-1 August 1976|
|1980||Moscow||19 July-3 August 1980|
|1984||Los Angeles||28 July-12 August 1984|
|1988||Seoul||17 September-2 October 1988|
|1992||Barcelona||25 July-9 August 1992|
|1996||Atlanta||19 July-4 August 1996|
|2000||Sydney||15 September-1 October 2000|
|2004||Athens||13-29 August 2004|
|2008||Beijing||8-24 August 2008|
|2012||London||27 July-12 August 2012|
|2016||Rio de Janeiro||5-21 August 2016|
|2020||Tokyo||23 July-8 August 2021|
Paris, LA to join London as three-time hosts
Having been chosen to host the Summer Olympics in 2024, Paris will become only the second city after London to stage the Games three times.
Four years after that, Los Angeles is also due to stage its third Olympics. Paris and LA were confirmed as the 2024 and 2028 hosts, respectively, in September 2017.
Meanwhile, 2008 venue Beijing is set to establish itself as the only city to stage both the Summer and Winter Games when it hosts the Winter Olympics in 2022.
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