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  • Document

    Olso 1952

    The official report, “VI Olympic Winter Games Oslo 1952” published by the Organising Committee is quite detailed. It consists of one bilingual English/Norwegian volume. It is thus the first bilingual official report of the Winter Games.
  • Alain Mimoun (FRA)

    Alain Mimoun (FRA)

    It was at the 1956 Games in Melbourne that French runner Alain Mimoun finally became Olympic champion, winning gold in the marathon. A friend and rival of the great Emil Zatopek, he had finished second three times in Olympic races behind the “Czech locomotive”: in the 10,000m at the 1948 Games in London, then in the 5,000m and 10,000m at the 1952 Games in Helsinki ©Keystone
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 7:40 AM | Photo
  • Emil Zátopek (CZH)

    Emil Zátopek (CZH)

    Emil Zátopek is first to enter the stadium in the marathon at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki ©IOC
    Wednesday, January 13, 2010 10:37 AM | Photo
  • OLYMPIC ASHENFELTER

    OLYMPIC ASHENFELTER

    1952: OLYMPIC GAMES HELSINKI. THE 3,000M STEEPLECHASE FINAL WON BY FBI AGENT HORACE ASHENFELTER (998) SECOND WAS THE RUSSIAN VLADIMIR KAZANTSEV (436). (TD) Mandatory Credit: Allsport Hulton/Archive
    Friday, April 24, 1953 10:00 PM | Photo
  • VAAEH079

    VAAEH079

    Helsinki 1952-Last torch relay, carried by Paavo NURMI(FIN).
    Friday, July 18, 1952 10:00 PM | Photo
  • AAAPJ041

    AAAPJ041

    Helsinki 1952-Paavo NURMI (FIN) lights the Olympic flame.
    Friday, July 18, 1952 10:00 PM | Photo
  • AAAPJ040

    AAAPJ040

    Helsinki 1952-The delegations: Russia (URS).
    Friday, July 18, 1952 10:00 PM | Photo
  • VAAEH077

    VAAEH077

    Helsinki 1952-Heikki SAVOLAINEN (FIN) swears the Olympic oath in the name of the athletes.
    Friday, July 18, 1952 10:00 PM | Photo
  • VAAEH075

    VAAEH075

    Helsinki 1952-General view: the delegations.
    Friday, July 18, 1952 10:00 PM | Photo
  • VAAEH115

    VAAEH115

    Helsinki 1952-Heikki SAVOLAINEN (FIN) swears the Olympic oath in the name of the athletes.
    Friday, July 18, 1952 10:00 PM | Photo
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