Games of the 13 Olympiad,1944 - did not held
|City||London, Great Britain|
- Olympic Games 1944 were scheduled to be held in London, United Kingdom.
- The other candidate cities were Detroit, USA, Lausanne, Switzerland and Rome, Italy.
- Has been canceled because of the Second World War.
Games of the 13 Olympiad,1944 - did not held - Some interesting facts
- London, United Kingdom was elected as host city in June 1939, two months before World War II started.
- Games of the 13 Olympiad in 1944 would have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Modern Olympiad, but World War II caused the Olympics to be canceled.
- In spite of the war, the IOC organized a small celebratory sporting competition in Lausanne from 17 June to 19 June 1944.