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  • Winner’s medal Oslo 1952

    Winner’s medal Oslo 1952

    On the reverse of the medal is the inscription “De VI. Olympiske / Vinterleker / Oslo 1952”, as well as the pictogram of Oslo City Hall and three snow crystals ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 2:31 PM | Photo
  • Winter Games Oslo 1952 Medal

    Winter Games Oslo 1952 Medal

    On the obverse, the Olympic rings with a superimposed torch, a composition based on the design by the Greek artist Vasos Falireas (1905-1979) and approved by the International Olympic Committee. In the background "OLYMΓIA". Around the design, the motto "CITIUS ALTIUS FORTIUS" and the inscription "JEUX OYLMPIQUES". On the reverse, designed by Knut Yran, included the inscription ”DE VI. OLYMPISKE VINTERLEKER OSLO 1952” complemented by the pictogramme of the Oslo Town Hall and three snowflakes.
    Thursday, February 14, 1952 2:30 PM | Photo
  • Relay Oslo 1952

    Relay Oslo 1952

    Olympic Flame is carried by the last torchbearer, Eigil Nansen (NOR), the grandson of the famous explorer, Fridtjof Nansen ©IOC
    Wednesday, January 6, 2010 2:26 PM | Photo
  • Lighting of the cauldron (Oslo 1952)

    Lighting of the cauldron (Oslo 1952)

    High point of the Opening Ceremony: Eigil Nansen (NOR) lights the Olympic cauldron ©Hulton Archive
    Wednesday, January 6, 2010 2:42 PM | Photo
  • Richard Button (USA)

    Richard Button (USA)

    Richard Button (USA) smiles as he shows off the gold medal he won in the men’s individual figure skating competition (Oslo 1952 OG) ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 2:34 PM | Photo
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    YAAFY035

    Oslo 1952-BUTTON Richard (USA) 1st showing his medal.
    Saturday, January 31, 1948 11:00 PM | Photo
  • WAAJI008

    WAAJI008

    Oslo 1952-Cross-country skiers in the forest.
    Monday, December 31, 1951 11:00 PM | Photo
  • WAAJI004

    WAAJI004

    Oslo 1952-The ice rink, during a match of ice hockey.
    Monday, December 31, 1951 11:00 PM | Photo
  • WAAJI044

    WAAJI044

    Oslo 1952-The skijump finish area, with the audience, during the jump of a skier.
    Monday, December 31, 1951 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Hilary Laing

    Hilary Laing

    26th January 1952: British skier Hilary Laing during a training session for the Oslo Olympics. Original Publication: Picture Post - 5661- Seven Girls Go Out To Ski - pub. 1952 (Photo by Kurt Hutton/Picture Post/Getty Images)
    Friday, January 25, 1952 11:00 PM | Photo
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