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    Chamonix 1924

    For this first edition of the Olympic Winter Games, the official report is included in that of the Olympic Summer Games, Paris 1024, “Les Jeux de la VIIIe Olympiade Paris 1924: rapport officiel”. Entitled “Les sports d’hiver”, the part concerning the Chamonix 1924 Games starts on page 643, at the end of section III. This very detailed official report was published in French only.
  • Chamonix 1924 | Winter Games

    Chamonix 1924

    25 Jan - 05 Feb | 258 | 16 | 16
  • Chamonix 1924 Curling

    Chamonix 1924 Curling

    Chamonix 1924-Mr. Gaston VIDAL, Under-Secretary, with curling players.
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Chamonix 1924

    26 January 1924: Charles Jewtraw was the inaugural winner at the Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix

    Today, we are celebrating the anniversary of the first gold medal given at the Olympic Winter Games on the morning of 26 January 1924 in Chamonix – for the 500m speed skating event, won against all expectations by the American from Lake Placid, Charles Jewtraw. Here is the first page in the record book containing the Olympic exploits accomplished over almost a century on the snow and ice.
    26 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Chamonix 1924, Speed Skating, United States of America
  • Winter Games Chamonix 1924 Medal

    Winter Games Chamonix 1924 Medal

    On the obverse, a winter sports athlete, arms open. He is holding in his right hand a pair of skates and in his left a pair of skis. In the background, the Alps with Mont Blanc. On the reverse, the inscription: "CHAMONIX MONT-BLANC SPORTS D'HIVER 25 JANVIER - 5 FEVRIER 1924 ORGANISES PAR LE COMITÉ OLYMPIQUE FRANÇAIS SOUS LE HAUT PATRONAGE DU COMITE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIQUE A L'OCCASION DE LA CELEBRATION DE LA VIIIe OLYMPIADE".
    Friday, January 25, 1924 1:00 PM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Chamonix 1924

    Winner’s medal Chamonix 1924

    Reverse of the medal with the inscription « Chamonix / Mont-Blanc / Sports d’hiver / 25 janvier-5 février 1924 / organisés / par le / Comité olympique français / sous le haut patronage / du Comité / International Olympique / à l’occasion / de la célébration de la / VIIIe Olympiade » ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 12:11 PM | Photo
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