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  • Mascot Munich 1972

    Mascot Munich 1972

    Waldi money-box kit ©IOC François Bertin
    Saturday, January 23, 2010 10:08 AM | Photo
  • Opening Ceremony Munich 1972

    Opening Ceremony Munich 1972

    Günter Zahn, holding the torch after lighting the Olympic cauldron ©Getty
    Sunday, January 10, 2010 1:06 PM | Photo
  • Opening Ceremony Munich 1972

    Opening Ceremony Munich 1972

    Günter Zahn, the final runner in the Olympic Torch Relay, runs around the track at the Opening Ceremony ©Getty Douglas Miller
    Sunday, January 10, 2010 1:03 PM | Photo
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    XAAQQ001

    Munich 1972-SPITZ Mark (USA), DEARDRUFF Deena Diana (USA), HALL Gary Wayne (USA)
    Saturday, November 30, 2002 11:00 PM | Photo
  • XAAQQ023

    XAAQQ023

    Munich 1972-SPITZ Mark (USA), DEARDRUFF Deena Diana (USA), HALL Gary Wayne (USA)
    Saturday, November 30, 2002 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Amsterdam 1928

    Winner’s medal Amsterdam 1928

    The reverse of the medal shows an athlete carried triumphantly in victory. This motif was used on the reverse of summer Olympic medals until 1968, when a different reverse was designed for the Munich 1972 Games ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 12:29 PM | Photo
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    Münich 1972-PETERS Mary (GBR) 1st and POLLAK Burglinde(GDR) 3rd of the pentathlon.
    Monday, December 31, 2001 11:00 PM | Photo
  • XAAOS024

    XAAOS024

    Münich 1972-PETERS Mary (GBR) 1st, pentathlon.
    Monday, December 31, 2001 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Mark Spitz (USA)

    Mark Spitz (USA)

    American swimmer Mark Spitz on the top step of the podium for the 100m butterfly. In all, Spitz won no fewer than seven gold medals at the Olympic Games in Munich: in the 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, 100m freestyle, 200m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x100m medley and the 4x200m freestyle relay. Mark Spitz held the record for the largest number of gold medals won at a single edition of the Games for 36 years. ©Keystone
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 9:55 AM | Photo
  • Marie-Theres Nadig (SUI)

    Marie-Theres Nadig (SUI)

    Eighteen year-old Marie-Theres Nadig from Switzerland won gold medals in the downhill and giant slalom, beating the Austrian favourite Anne-Marie Proell. She is seen here being carried in triumph after one of her victories (Sapporo 1972 OG) ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 9:52 AM | Photo
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