London Great Britain, 1944

The Games of the XIII Olympiad were scheduled to be held in London, but were cancelled due to the continuation of World War II.

London had won the bid in June 1939. Due to the cancellation of these Games, London went on to host the following Olympiad, in 1948. The city had previously hosted the Games in 1908 and would go on to host a record third Olympiad in 2012.