The first Winter Olympic Games were happened in 1924. At first, the winter and summer Games were happened in the same year, but they are held with an interval of two years since 1994. By now the program of the Winter Olympic Games has greatly increased, the number of exhibitors raised, amongst whom there are many athletes from southern countries. Firstly in the white Olympics were dominated Scandinavians, but over time into number of favorites of the Winter Olympics included athletes from other regions. The first trying to include winter sports to the Olympic program were in 1894, when preparations were full pelt for the first summer Olympics. At that time, it was only about figure skating. However, the first figure skater` competitions happened only at the 1908 Olympics in London. Hockey added to the program as a second winter discipline in 1920. Now the program of competitions is so wide and including the following sports: biathlon, bobsleigh, Alpine skiing, Curling, speed skating, cross-country skiing, ski race, ski jumping, Luge, skeleton, snowboarding, figure skating, freestyle, ice hockey, short track. Winter Olympics differ from summer Olympics by the success of the climatic conditions of the location and weather they were conduction. For this reasons not every country in the world can adopted the winter Games.
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