1952 Winter Olympics Crowds in excess of 100,000 greeted the ski jumpers as they competed at Holmenkollbakken. Archived from the original. 6 Vying with Oslo for the right to host the Games were Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, and Lake Placid, United States. 14 On 13 February, at the start of the inaugural Winter Olympics torch relay, the torch was lit in the hearth of the Morgedal House, birthplace of skiing pioneer Sondre Norheim. 3031 a b Organising Committee for the VI Winter Olympic Games (1952. 72 For a finale, to the close the Games, the lights were extinguished and a 20-minute fireworks display lit up the night sky. 1 The Oslo Winter Games were the first to feature an Olympic ice hockey tournament held on artificial ice. Archived from the original on Retrieved b "Jeux Olympiques d'Oslo 1952". Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet criticized the result, calling the game "fixed in advance".
63 Canada played the United States to a three all tie on the final day to clinch the gold, and assure the Americans of silver. The 1952 Winter Olympics norwegian : Vinter-OL 1952 officially known as the, vI Olympic Winter Games (. 28 Klausen (1999. Japan and, germany made their returns to winter Olympic competition, after being forced to miss the 1948 Games in the aftermath of World War.
172 Organising Committee for the VI Winter Olympic Games (1952. 12 13 For the first time in a Winter Games, an indoor ice hockey arena was constructed, which hosted the eight-team tournament. I Oslo skatehall skal det settes av 3 timer til sparkesykkel p ettermiddagen to ganger i uken. 50 Norwegian athletes won the ski jumping gold medal in every Winter Olympics from 1924 to 1952. Retrieved Findling, John.; Pelle, Kimberly. 66 As it was a demonstration sport, the players were ineligible for medals. Olympic Winter Games Oslo 1952 (PDF). 9 The city of Oslo funded the Games entirely, in exchange for keeping all the revenue generated.