Photos From The First Ever Winter Olympics

Photos From The First Ever Winter Olympics

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Photos From The First Ever Winter Olympics

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The first ever Winer Olympic Games were held in Chamonix, France in the winter of 1924. The tradition of holding the Winter Olympics in the same year as the Summer Olympics would continue until 1992, after which the current practice of holding a Winter Olympics in the second year after each Summer Olympics began.

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Clearing snow at the Olympic stadium.

The Swedish and British curling teams.

Three members of the Swedish curling team taking a break to have

An ice hockey team.

Speedskaters at the starting line.

 

 

[Source: slate.com]

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