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64 Superb Vintage Pictures Of The Winter Olympics

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1936: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany


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British figure skater Jeannette Altwegg. She won bronze but would win gold in 1952; she's the only British woman to ever win multiple winter medals.


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French sisters Christine and Marielle Goitschel, winners of the gold and silver medal, respectively, in the women's slalom final. In giant slalom, Marielle won gold and Christine silver.


Gold medalist Manuela Di Centa of Italy is helped to her feet by bronze medalist Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi of Finland after the 30-kilometer cross-country event (left); Swiss ski jumper Sylvain Freiholz.


1,000-meter speedskating silver medalist Jan Bos of the Netherlands (left); 1,000-meter speedskating gold medalist Ids Postma of the Netherlands (right).


Canadian freestyle aerials skier Andy Capicik of Canada (left); Freestyle aerials bronze medalist Dmitri Dashchmisky of Belarus (right).

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