Trivia: What was special about the 1924 Winter Olympics?
A victory podium was first used
Women could finally compete
The first national flag march
The first Olympic Winter Games
The correct answer is The first Olympic Winter Games
So why is this answer correct? : The International Olympic Committee decided that a Winter Sports Week would be held in Chamonix, France in 1924. It was such a success that it was later named the First Olympic Winter Games, and the tradition would continue. There were only 16 events at the games in 1924, compared to 102 events at the 2018 winter games. American Charles Jewtraw won the first event, the 500m speed skating.