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Winter Games Lake Placid 1932 Medal

On the obverse, in the top half, a winged goddess above the clouds holding a laurel crown in her right hand. In the background, the Adirondack mountains with, at their feet, a winter sports stadium, ski jump and the Lake Placid landscape. The curved shape of the medal symbolizes the ridges of ancient columns.

On the reverse, in the top half the Olympic rings, under which can be seen a laurel crown. In the middle, the inscription “III OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES LAKE PLACID 1932”.
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A team in action

4-15 Feb 1932: A team in action during the 4-Man Bobsleigh event at the 1932 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, USA. \ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
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Crossing The Finish Line

American skater Irving Jaffee (1906 - 1981) (skating on the ice, second right) crossing the finish line during the second heat of the Men's 10,000-Metre Speed Skating competition at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 5, 1932. The second place finisher was Canadian Frank Stack (second left) and there was a tie for third between Norwegian Bernt Evensen (left) and American Ed Schroeder (right). Jaffee went on the win the gold in the final while Stack took the bronze. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
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US Ski Team In Lake Placid

Group portrait of the American men's Olympic ski team seen on the opening day of the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, February 4, 1932. From left, Coach Julius Blegen, John Steele, Carl Holmstrom, Edward Blood, J. Harsh, Lemoine Batson, Casper Simon, Ray Middleson, Pedar Falstad, Erling Anderson, and Lloyd Ellingson. The US failed to place in any of the three skiing events. (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
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Lake Placid 1932-Opening Ceremony-Officials speeches.
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Lake Placid 1932-Opening Ceremony-The nations flag bearers.
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