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  • Opening Ceremony Tokyo 1964

    Opening Ceremony Tokyo 1964

    Yoshinori Sakai, the last torchbearer, stands next to Greek actress Aleka Katseli at a rehearsal prior to the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games ©Central-Press
    Sunday, January 10, 2010 10:49 AM | Photo
  • Summer Games Tokyo 1964 Medal

    Summer Games Tokyo 1964 Medal

    On the obverse, the traditional goddess of victory, holding a palm in her left hand and a winner’s crown in her right. A design used since the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, created by Florentine artist Giuseppe Cassioli (ITA - 1865-1942) and chosen after a competition organised by the International Olympic Committee in 1921. For these Games, the figure of victory is accompanied by the specific inscription: "XVIII OLYMPIAD TOKYO 1964". On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.
    Saturday, October 10, 1964 2:00 PM | Photo
  • Opening Ceremony Tokyo 1964

    Opening Ceremony Tokyo 1964

    Yoshinori Sakai has lit the Olympic cauldron ©IOC
    Sunday, January 10, 2010 10:51 AM | Photo
  • Vyacheslav Ivanov - 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

    Vyacheslav Ivanov - 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games

    1964 Tokyo - Vyacheslav Ivanov (URS) 1st, on the top, and HILL Achim (EUA) 2nd. © 1964 / IOC
    Thursday, March 17, 2011 11:56 AM | Photo
  • Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina, with a bronze medal around her neck, on the third step of the podium after the beam competition of the Tokyo 1964 OG. On the top step is Czechoslovakia’s Vera Caslavska, while Tamara Manina (USSR) stands on the second step ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 8:26 AM | Photo
  • Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina competing at the Tokyo 1964 OG ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 8:29 AM | Photo
  • WAAJH045

    WAAJH045

    Tokyo 1964-Feather weight (60 kg): MIYAKE Yoshinobu (JPN) 1st.
    Sunday, October 11, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
  • WAAJH078

    WAAJH078

    Tokyo 1964-PROZUMENSCHIKOVA-STEPANOVA Galina (URS) 1st.
    Sunday, October 11, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
  • AAADH034

    AAADH034

    Tokyo 1964-200 m Breaststroke, leading PROZUMENSCHIKOVA-STEPANOVA Galina (URS) 1st.
    Sunday, October 11, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
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