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  • Document

    Squaw Valley 1960

    Entitled “VIII Olympic Winter Games Squaw Valley, California, 1960: final report”, this official report comprises a single volume in English.
  • Relay Squaw Valley 1960

    Relay Squaw Valley 1960

    Shot putter Parry O’Brian (USA) was the first torchbearer when it reached Los Angeles and set off on its journey to Squaw Valley ©IOC
    Sunday, January 10, 2010 10:35 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 3:00 PM | Photo
  • Winner’s medal Squaw Valley 1960

    Winner’s medal Squaw Valley 1960

    The design of the reverse of the medal is notable for its sobriety: the Olympic rings at the centre, surrounded by the Olympic motto “citius ∙ altius ∙ fortius”. A space was left on the lower part of the medal to be able to engrave the name of the discipline in which the medal was won ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 7:52 AM | Photo
  • Men’s ice hockey (Squaw Valley 1960)

    Men’s ice hockey (Squaw Valley 1960)

    The US team won the men’s ice hockey competition. Here we see some of the team members celebrating their success on the ice in Squaw Valley ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 7:55 AM | Photo
  • Rome 1960 | Summer Games

    Rome 1960

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  • Hope Valley | Video

    Hope Valley

    British ski halfpipe champion James Machon is hoping that his Olympic Solidarity Scholarship will help propel him in the rankings as the sport makes its Olympic debut at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
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