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Relay Squaw Valley 1960

Shot putter Parry O’Brian (USA) was the first torchbearer when it reached Los Angeles and set off on its journey to Squaw Valley

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Men’s ice hockey (Squaw Valley 1960)

The US team won the men’s ice hockey competition. Here we see some of the team members celebrating their success on the ice in Squaw Valley

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Winner’s medal Squaw Valley 1960

The design of the reverse of the medal is notable for its sobriety: the Olympic rings at the centre, surrounded by the Olympic motto “citius ∙ altius ∙ fortius”. A space was left on the lower part of the medal to be able to engrave the name of the discipline in which the medal was won

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Portrait of Carol Heiss Jenkins

Portrait of American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist Carol Heiss Jenkins, seated in an ice rink, 1960s. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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Opening ceremonies Of 1960 Winter Olympics

The flag of the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Olympics is presented to the Mayor of Innsbruck Dr Alois Lugger and IOC President Avery Brundage (center) during the opening ceremonies of the IX Winter Olympic Games as a line of national representatives with the flags of their respective countries and a traditional Alpine band stand by, Innsbruck, Austria, January 29, 1960. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Getty Images)
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Squaw Valley 1960-Start of the 4x 10 km race.
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