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  • Winter Games St. Moritz 1928 Medal

    Winter Games St. Moritz 1928 Medal

    On the obverse, a skater with her arms spread out, surrounded by snow crystals. The reverse comprised of the Olympic rings at the top with the inscription “II. JEUX OLYMPIQUES D.HIVER ST.MORITZ 1928" underneath. On each side an olive branch.
    Saturday, February 11, 1928 3:00 PM | Photo
  • Horse race on ice (St-Moritz 1928)

    Horse race on ice (St-Moritz 1928)

    One of the curiosities of the St Moritz Games was undoubtedly the horse race on ice. However, this competition was in the demonstration sports category ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 12:56 PM | Photo
  • Sonja Henie (AUT)

    Sonja Henie (AUT)

    Sonja Henie at the age of 15 during the women’s figure skating event. However, it is necessary to point out that this was not the Norwegian’s first OG: she had already taken part, at the age of 11, in the Chamonix 1924 Games. She won three Olympic titles during her career: in St Moritz in 1928, Lake Placid in 1932 and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1936 ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 12:45 PM | Photo
  • WAAHT027

    WAAHT027

    Saint-Moritz 1928-Spectators in the stands.
    Tuesday, January 31, 1928 11:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAFS081

    SAAFS081

    Saint-Moritz 1928-JOLY Andrée et BRUNET Pierre (FRA) 1st.
    Tuesday, January 31, 1928 11:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAFS068

    SAAFS068

    Saint Moritz 1928-The American bobsleigh team USA II, 1st.
    Tuesday, January 31, 1928 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Women Figure Skaters

    Women Figure Skaters

    Competetors in the Ladies Figure Skating competiton, arms on each others ahoulders, jump in a line and kick their legs at the Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, February 1928. Among them are American skater Beatrix Loughran (fifth from left), and Norwegian skaters Edel Randem (sixth left), Sonja Henie (who won the competition) (seventh left), and Karen Simensen (second right). (Photo by FPG/Getty Images)
    Tuesday, January 31, 1928 11:00 PM | Photo
  • The Canadian and Swiss teams in action during a match in the Ice Hockey event

    The Canadian and Swiss teams in action during a match in the Ice Hockey event

    19 Feb 1928: The Canadian and Swiss teams in action during a match in the Ice Hockey event at the 1928 Winter Olympic Games in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Canada won the match 13-0 and went on to win the gold medal, Switzerland won the bronze. \ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
    Saturday, February 18, 1928 11:00 PM | Photo
  • General view of the Ice Skating rink during the Ice Hockey match between Canada and Switzerland

    General view of the Ice Skating rink during the Ice Hockey match between Canada and Switzerland

    19 Feb 1928: General view of the Ice Skating rink during the Ice Hockey match between Canada and Switzerland at the 1928 Winter Olympic Games in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Canada won the match 13-0 and went on to win the gold medal, Switzerland won the bronze. \ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
    Saturday, February 18, 1928 11:00 PM | Photo
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