How did the first 12 Olympic Winter Games

Compared to the summer and winter Olympic games started relatively recently held. The first Winter Games were held in 1924 in Chamonix and have participated 250 athletes from 16 countries. I see the photos from the Winter Olympics, which were held from 1924 to 1976. In 1936 the Winter Olympics were held in Nazi Germany, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, after which games were canceled until 1948 because of the Second World War.
The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics I in Chamonix, France on January 25, 1924.






III Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, NY, February 4, 1932. The winners in speed skating at the 5000 meters. On the pedestal - Americans and Canadians.




Adolf Hitler and President of the International Olympic Committee, Henri de Baillet-Latour at the opening ceremony of the IV Olympic Winter Games in 1936.




Lighting of the Olympic Flame at the opening of the V Olympic Winter Games at the stadium in Switzerland, January 30, 1948. The cup Olympic flame is incredibly stylish.




The parade of athletes at the opening of the V Olympic Winter Games at the stadium in Switzerland, January 30, 1948. The Canadian Olympic team.




During training. V Olympic Winter Games in Switzerland, January 19, 1948.



Bob the sample in 1948 and the French bobsleigh. V Olympic Winter Games in Switzerland, January 30, 1948.



Korean sportsman (left) and Dutch (right) at 500 metrovke. V Olympic Winter Games in Switzerland, January 31, 1948.



Competitions in alpine skiing (slalom). Outfit athletes of that time, of course, is very different from today. V Olympic Winter Games in Switzerland, February 4, 1948.



Pentathlon, pentathlon - the sport of sports class combined events in which participants compete in five disciplines. In 1948, they include horse riding. In the picture - the Swedish athlete, February 4 1948.



Another discipline that time pentathlon - shooting from a pistol. V Olympic Winter Games in Switzerland, February 1 1948.



The Canadian hockey team. V Olympic Winter Games in Switzerland on 8 February 1948.



VI Winter Olympic Games in Norway, February 24, 1952. During the speech jumpers watching an incredible number of people.



Norway February 24, 1952.



Bob Sample 1952 bobsled team from Germany. VI Winter Olympic Games in Norway on 22 February 1952.



Spectators gather on the ice rink at the opening ceremony of the Seventh Winter Olympics. Cortina, Italy, January 26 1956.



Soviet skier, Olympic champion in 1956 Love Kozyrev. The winner in the women's skiing on 10 km, Cortina, Italy, January 28 1956.



VII Winter Olympic Games in Italy on January 13, 1956. The smooth surface of the roller is formed with the help that's such a stylish device with a barrel.



The parade of athletes at the opening ceremony of the VIII Olympic Winter Games in California. Go Team Australia.



Lighting of the Olympic Flame at the opening of the IX Winter Olympic Games in the stadium in Innsbruck, Austria on January 21, 1964.
In those days, our Olympic team has been very strong. At the end of the period under consideration (from 1924 to 1976) of the USSR in 5 Olympics of 6 he took first place in the team standings! And only once 2nd.



IX Winter Olympic Games in the stadium in Innsbruck, Austria, February 9, 1964. Competitions jumpers on the 120-meter ski jump.



Lighting of the Olympic Flame at the opening of the X Winter Olympic Games at the stadium in Grenoble, France, February 6, 1968. In comparison with the games in Switzerland, the Olympic bowl evolved seriously (



In training. X Winter Olympic Games in France on January 27, 1968.



XI Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, February 4, 1972. Speed ​​skating at the 5000 meters.



XI Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan, February 13, 1972.



Lighting of the Olympic Flame at the opening of XII Winter Olympic Games at the stadium in Innsbruck, Austria, February 4 1976.



The parade of athletes. XII Winter Olympic Games in Austria, February 4 1976.



Sergei Pavlov, chairman of the State Committee for Physical Culture and Sport at the Council of Ministers makes a film about the Olympic team. The Olympic Village in Insbrue February 2, 1976.



XII Winter Olympic Games in Austria, Jan. 30, 1976. Demonstration of new helmets for Luge.



Competitions skaters. XII Winter Olympic Games in Austria, February 13, 1976.
On the subsequent Winter Olympics our team takes 1st place in the team standings once again - at the 1988 Olympic Games in Calgary (Canada).



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