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  • 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
  • XAABX004

    XAABX004

    Lake Placid 1932-Opening Ceremony-Officials speeches.
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • AAACS007

    AAACS007

    Lake Placid 1932-The ski jump hill
    Sunday, January 31, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • AAACS045

    AAACS045

    Lake Placid 1932-Ski trail finish line.
    Sunday, January 31, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • AAAPP011

    AAAPP011

    Lake Placid 1932-Cross country-18km-UTTERSTROEM Sven (SWE) 1st.
    Thursday, December 31, 1931 11:00 PM | Photo
  • AAACS048

    AAACS048

    Lake Placid 1932-Opening Ceremony-The American delegation (USA).
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • AAACS001

    AAACS001

    Lake Placid 1932-Opening Ceremony-The nations flag bearers.
    Wednesday, February 3, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
  • AAACS057

    AAACS057

    Lake Placid 1932-CAPADRUTT Reto and GEIER Oscar (SUI)
    Sunday, January 31, 1932 11:00 PM | Photo
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