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Richard Button (USA)

Richard Button (USA) smiles as he shows off the gold medal he won in the men’s individual figure skating competition (Oslo 1952 OG)

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Winner’s medal Oslo 1952

On the reverse of the medal is the inscription “De VI. Olympiske / Vinterleker / Oslo 1952”, as well as the pictogram of Oslo City Hall and three snow crystals

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Lighting of the cauldron (Oslo 1952)

High point of the Opening Ceremony: Eigil Nansen (NOR) lights the Olympic cauldron

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Relay Oslo 1952

Olympic Flame is carried by the last torchbearer, Eigil Nansen (NOR), the grandson of the famous explorer, Fridtjof Nansen

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Oslo 1952-Cross-country skiers in the forest.
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Photo Call On Ice

Jeanette Altwegg, surrounded by photographers, after winning the Womens Figure Skating Event for Britain, at the Olympic Games in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Reg Birkett/Getty Images)
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