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  • WAAEJ050

    WAAEJ050

    Albertville 1992-OTTO Sylke (GER) 13th, during the event. At La Plagne.
    Wednesday, February 12, 1992 12:00 AM | Photo
  • OTTO EAST GERMANY SWIMMING FINAL

    OTTO EAST GERMANY SWIMMING FINAL

    19 SEP 1988: KRISTIN OTTO (SECOND FROM LEFT) OF EAST GERMANY DIVES INTO THE POOL DURING THE FINAL OF THE WOMENS 100 METRES FREESTYLE AT THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS. OTTO WON THE GOLD MEDAL IN A TIME OF 54.93 SECONDS.
    Monday, September 19, 1988 12:00 AM | Photo
  • 50M FREESTYLE OTTO GDR OLYMPICS

    50M FREESTYLE OTTO GDR OLYMPICS

    25 SEP 1988: KRISTIN OTTO OF EAST GERMANY WAVES TO THE CROWD AFTER RECEIVING HER GOLD MEDAL FOR WINNING THE WOMENS 50 METRE FREESTYLE EVENT AT THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS. OTTO WON TEH GOLD IN AN OLYMPIC RECORD SETTING TIME OF 25.49 SECONDS.
    Sunday, September 25, 1988 12:00 AM | Photo
  • OTTO EAST GERMANY SWIMMING GOLD

    OTTO EAST GERMANY SWIMMING GOLD

    22 SEP 1988: KRISTIN OTTO (LEFT) OF EAST GERMANY CELEBRATES RECEIVING HER GOLD MEDAL ALONG WITH KISZTINA EGERSZEGI OF HUNGARY (CENTRE) AND CORNELIA SIRCH OF EAST GERMANY AFTER THE WOMENS 100 METRES BACKSTROKE AT THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS.
    Thursday, September 22, 1988 12:00 AM | Photo
  • OTTO GDR SIX GOLD MEDALS OLYMPICS

    OTTO GDR SIX GOLD MEDALS OLYMPICS

    OCT 1988: KRISTIN OTTO OF EAST GERMANY IS PHOTOGRAPHED DISPLAYING THE SIX GOLD MEDALS THA TSHE WON AT THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS.
    Saturday, October 1, 1988 12:00 AM | Photo
  • Winter Games St. Moritz 1948 Medal

    Winter Games St. Moritz 1948 Medal

    On the obverse, in between two snow crystals, the inscription “Vmes JEUX OLYMPIQUES D'HIVER ST.-MORITZ 1948”. On the reverse, a hand holding a lit torch with the Olympic Rings in the background. Six snow crystals decorate the empty space right and left. At the top, curving round, the motto "CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS".
    Friday, January 30, 1948 4:00 PM | Photo
  • Italian Cyclists

    Italian Cyclists

    The Italian cycling team, consisting of Franco Testa, Mario Vallotto, Luigi Arienti and Mario Vigna, in action during the Rome Olympics, 28th August 1960. They set an Olympic record of 4:28:88 in the semifinals. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Sunday, August 28, 1960 12:00 AM | Photo
  • WAAKQ016

    WAAKQ016

    Rome 1960-Opening ceremony: the Olympic motto on the scoreboard above the orchestra.
    Thursday, August 25, 1960 12:00 AM | Photo
  • Winter Games Squaw Valley 1960 Medal

    Winter Games Squaw Valley 1960 Medal

    On the obverse, the profile of a young woman and, in the background, that of a young man, symbolizing the youth of America and the world. Surrounded by the inscription “VIII OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES”. The reverse remained sober, with the Olympic rings, with the motto "CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS" surrounding the top half. The space in the middle of the bottom half was reserved for the name of the sport, in accordance with the rule of the Olympic Charter in force at that time.
    Thursday, February 18, 1960 4:00 PM | Photo
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