Since 1952, all years ending in 2 have or will be held in Europe. *Summer Games Only*
Helsinki 1952, Munich 1972, Barcelona 1992, London 2012
Since 1976, all years ending in 6 have or will be held in the Americas. *Summer Games Only*
Montreal 1976, Atlanta 1996, Rio 2016 (all succeeded a European host)
Since 1988, all years ending in 8 have or will be held in Asia *Summer and Winter Games*
Seoul 1988, Nagano 1998, Beijing 2008, PyeongChang 2018 (all succeeded an American host except Beijing)
Years ending in 0 and 4 have no pattern. So expect those races to maybe be more unpredictable (at least from a continental rotation standpoint)
Have you noticed any other trends in Olympic hosting?
Edited by Soaring, 03 August 2011 - 12:46 PM.