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    Lake Placid 1932

    The work: “III Olympic Winter Games, Lake Placid 1932: official report” provides a very full report on the organisation and running of the Olympic Games and a detailed history of the pioneering role of Lake Placid in the development of winter sport. It consists of one 291-page volume, published in English.
  • Winner’s medal Lake Placid 1932

    Winner’s medal Lake Placid 1932

    The reverse of the medal is very simple, showing the following inscription: “III Olympic / Winter Games / Lake Placid / 1932” ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 1:06 PM | Photo
  • Winter Games Lake Placid 1932 Medal

    Winter Games Lake Placid 1932 Medal

    On the obverse, in the top half, a winged goddess above the clouds holding a laurel crown in her right hand. In the background, the Adirondack mountains with, at their feet, a winter sports stadium, ski jump and the Lake Placid landscape. The curved shape of the medal symbolizes the ridges of ancient columns. On the reverse, in the top half the Olympic rings, under which can be seen a laurel crown. In the middle, the inscription “III OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES LAKE PLACID 1932”.
    Thursday, February 4, 1932 2:00 PM | Photo
  • Four-man bobsleigh (Lake Placid 1932)

    Four-man bobsleigh (Lake Placid 1932)

    The “USA I” four-man bobsleigh team received a trophy from Germany’s Werner Zahn after their victory in the event. Edward Eagan (in the foreground, third from the left) had just accomplished an exceptional double: he had already become Olympic heavyweight boxing champion at the Antwerp Games in 1920, and, in Lake Placid, became the first athlete to win a gold medal in both the Summer and the Winter Games ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 1:09 PM | Photo
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    Lake Placid 1980

    The official report of Lake Placid 1980 is composed of two volumes. The first, “Final report: XIII Olympic Winter Games, February 13-24, 1980,”does not contain any competition results. These are noted in the second volume, typewritten and rather austere. Indeed, the results were published again in 1984 by the IOC in a more reader-friendly edition.
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    Lake Placid 1932-Opening Ceremony-Officials speeches.
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
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