In Winter 1984 Sarajevo hosted Winter Olympic games.
The host city for the XIV Winter Olympics was announced on 18 May 1978 during an 80th session of the International Olympic Commettee in Athens, Greece.
Sarajevo was selected over Sapporo, Japan (which hosted the games 12 years erlier) by a margin of three votes. Gothenburg was the first city in Sweden to lose a Winter Olympics bid, as other Swedish cities.
Sarajevo, capital of present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina , was part of the united Yugoslavia at the time.
The emblem of the Olympics symbolizes a stylized snowflake, as well as the embroidery produced in the Sarajevo region with the Olympic rings above.
. 📍 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 📍