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  • Summer Games Amsterdam 1928 Medal

    Summer Games Amsterdam 1928 Medal

    On the obverse, the traditional goddess of victory, holding a palm in her left hand and a winner’s crown in her right. A design used since the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, created by Florentine artist Giuseppe Cassioli (ITA - 1865-1942) and chosen after a competition organised by the International Olympic Committee. For these Games, the figure of victory is accompanied by the specific inscription: “IXe OLYMPIADE AMSTERDAM 1928”. On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.
    Thursday, May 17, 1928 12:30 PM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Amsterdam 1928

    Winner’s medal Amsterdam 1928

    The reverse of the medal shows an athlete carried triumphantly in victory. This motif was used on the reverse of summer Olympic medals until 1968, when a different reverse was designed for the Munich 1972 Games ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 12:29 PM | Photo
  • Amsterdam 1928 - Stadium

    Amsterdam 1928 - Stadium

    The Opening Ceremony (top) / View of the stands (bottom)
    Monday, June 3, 2019 9:12 AM | Photo
  • Amsterdam 1928 - Stadium

    Amsterdam 1928 - Stadium

    The stadium entrance (top) / View of the stadium and the Marathon Tower (bottom)
    Monday, June 3, 2019 9:15 AM | Photo
  • Percy Williams

    Percy Williams

    Canadian runner Percy Williams (1908 - 1982) who won the 100 metres gold medal at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1st August 1928. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
    Tuesday, July 31, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Canada Victory

    Canada Victory

    16th August 1928: Canadian sprinter, Percy Williams (1908 - 1982) who won gold medals at 100 and 200 metres, being held aloft by his compatriots, after his victories at the Amsterdam Olympics. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, August 15, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Canadian Runners

    Canadian Runners

    18th August 1928: Two members of the Canadian Olympic team L James Ball who won the 400 metres silver medal at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics and A Percy Williams (1908 - 1982) who won gold medals at 100 and 200 metres at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic games, (Photo by Edward G. Malindine/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
    Friday, August 17, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Three Athletes

    Three Athletes

    29th July 1928: Finnish athletes Paavo Nurmi, Ville Ritola and Edvin Wide of Sweden in the 10,000 metre race at the Amsterdam Olympics (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Saturday, July 28, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • XAAIL012

    XAAIL012

    Amsterdam 1928-The Argentinian goal keeper
    Saturday, December 31, 1927 11:00 PM | Photo
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