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  • 54 Sixten Jernberg 1956 Olympics

    54 Sixten Jernberg 1956 Olympics

    1956: Sixten Jernberg of Sweden in action at the 1956 Winter Games in Cortina d/Ampezzo. Jernberg is the supreme Nordic Skier, winner of a record nine Olympic Winter Games medals in three Games beginning with the Cortina d+Ampezzo Games in 1956. Mandatory Credit: IOC/Allsport
    Saturday, December 31, 1955 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Winter Games Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Medal

    Winter Games Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Medal

    On the obverse, the head of an idealized woman, crowned with the five rings. The Olympic flame appears in the foreground. The inscription "VII GIOCHI OLIMPICI INVERNALI" surrounds the scene. On the reverse, Mount Pomagagnon, one of the principal symbols of the Games, topped by a snow crystal. The inscription around reads: "CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS CORTINA 1956".
    Thursday, January 26, 1956 1:30 PM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956

    Winner’s medal Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956

    The reverse of the medal features a stylised snow crystal behind which you can see the Pomagagnon, the emblematic peak of the Dolomites close to Cortina d’Ampezzo ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 3:32 PM | Photo
  • Relay Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956

    Relay Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956

    Triumphant arrival of Guido Caroli (ITA), a speed skating specialist, and the Olympic flame in Cortina d’Ampezzo ©IOC
    Sunday, January 10, 2010 9:58 AM | Photo
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    Melbourne 1956-KERESZTES Attila, GEREVICH Aladar, KARPATI Rudolf, HAMORI Jenö,KOVACS P., MAGAI D. (HUN) 1st.
    Sunday, December 2, 1956 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Cheering on

    Cheering on

    Young audience cheering for the competitors, Nanjing International Expo Centre Hall D, 19 August 2014
    Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:30 AM | Photo
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    Athens 2004-Gymnastics-PONOR C. and SOFRONIE N. D. (ROM)1e are uplifting the Romanian flag.
    Monday, August 16, 2004 10:00 PM | Photo
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    Sydney 2000-Preliminaries-MCDONALD G. (AUS), BALENTINAJ. (NED) et VAN'T KLOOSTER D. (NED)
    Saturday, September 16, 2000 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Anton “Toni” Sailer (AUT)

    Anton “Toni” Sailer (AUT)

    The heroes of the Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 OG included Austria’s Toni Sailer. He became the first Alpine skier to win three gold medals at the same edition of the Games, in the giant slalom, slalom and downhill ©IOC Lothar Rübelt
    Monday, January 4, 2010 3:35 PM | Photo
  • Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom

    Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom

    Chiharu IGAYA JPN (Silver) start the men’s slalom during Coltina d’Ampezzo 1956 Olympic Games. Cortina, Italy, 26 January 1956.
    Thursday, January 26, 1956 6:30 PM | Photo
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