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1948 Winter Olympics

The 1948 Winter Olympics, officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games (French: Les Ves Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (German: Olympische Winterspiele 1948) (Italian: V Giochi olimpici invernali) (Romansh: Gieus olimpics d'enviern 1948), was a winter multi-sport event celebrated in 1948 in St. Moritz, Switzerland. [1]

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Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, the six alpine skiing events were held on Piz Nair from Monday, 2 February to Thursday, 5 February 1948.

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Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's combined

The men's alpine skiing combined event was part of the alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's downhill

The men's alpine skiing downhill event was part of the alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's slalom

The men's alpine skiing slalom event was part of the alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Women's combined

The women's alpine skiing combined event was part of the alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill

The women's alpine skiing downhill event was part of the alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Women's slalom

The women's alpine skiing slalom event was part of the alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Amateur Athletic Union

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is a non-profit amateur sports organization based in the United States.

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Amateur Hockey Association of Canada

The Amateur Hockey Association of Canada (AHAC) was an amateur men's ice hockey league founded in 1886, in existence until 1898.

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Argentina at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Argentina competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Austria at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Austria competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Axel jump

The Axel is a figure skating jump with a forward take off.

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Åke Seyffarth

Åke Seyffarth (15 January 1919 – 1 January 1998) was a Swedish speed skater who specialised in long distance events.

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Barbara Ann Scott

Barbara Ann Scott (May 9, 1928 – September 30, 2012) was a Canadian figure skater.

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Biathlon

Biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.

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Bibi Torriani

Richard "Bibi" Torriani (October 1, 1911 – September 3, 1988) was a Swiss ice hockey player and luger who competed from the 1920s to the 1950s.

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Birger Ruud

Birger Ruud (23 August 1911 – 13 June 1998) was a Norwegian ski jumper.

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Bobsleigh

Bobsleigh or bobsled is a winter sport in which teams of two or four teammates make timed runs down narrow, twisting, banked, iced tracks in a gravity-powered sled.

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Bobsleigh at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, two bobsleigh events were contested.

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Bobsleigh at the 2006 Winter Olympics

Three bobsleigh events were competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics, at the Cesana Pariol venue.

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Canada at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Canada competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Canada men's national ice hockey team

The Canadian national men's ice hockey team (popularly known as Team Canada) is the ice hockey team representing Canada internationally.

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Central European Time

Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of the European Union, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Cesana Pariol

Cesana Pariol was the venue for bobsled, luge and skeleton during the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

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Chile at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Chile competed at the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo (Ladin: Anpezo, Ampëz), commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy.

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Cresta Run

The Cresta Run is a natural ice skeleton racing toboggan track in eastern Switzerland.

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Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, three cross-country skiing events were contested.

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Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 18 km

The 18 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 4 × 10 km relay

The 4x10 kilometre relay cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 50 km

The 50 kilometre cross-country skiing event was part of the cross-country skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Czechoslovakia at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Czechoslovakia competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Denmark at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Denmark competed at the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Dick Button

Richard Totten "Dick" Button (born July 18, 1929) is an American former figure skater and a well-known long-time skating television analyst.

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Enrico Celio

Enrico Celio (19 June 1889 - 23 February 1980) was a Swiss politician.

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Erika Mahringer

Erika "Riki" Mahringer (born November 16, 1924) was an Austrian alpine skier who competed in the 1948 and 1952 Winter Olympics.

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Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Felix Endrich

Felix Endrich (December 5, 1921 - January 31, 1953) was a Swiss bobsledder who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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Figure skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, three figure skating events were contested: men's singles, ladies' singles, and pair skating.

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Finland at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Finland competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Finn Helgesen

Finn Helgesen (25 April 1919 – 3 September 2011) was a speed skater from Norway.

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France at the 1948 Winter Olympics

France competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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Fritz Feierabend

Fritz Feierabend (29 June 1908 – 25 November 1978) was a Swiss bobsledder who competed at 1936, 1948 and 1952 Winter Olympics.

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GamesBids

GamesBids.com is an Olympic bid news and information web site created in Toronto, Canada, by Robert Livingstone.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Garmisch-Partenkirchen is a mountain resort town in Bavaria, southern Germany.

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German language

German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that derives most of its vocabulary from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Great Britain at the 1936 Winter Olympics

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

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Gretchen Fraser

Gretchen Kunigk Fraser (February 11, 1919 – February 17, 1994) was an alpine ski racer, the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in skiing.

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Hans Gerschwiler

Hans Gerschwiler (born 21 June 1920) is a Swiss former figure skater.

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Heikki Hasu

Heikki Vihtori Hasu (born 21 March 1926 in Sippola) is a Finnish Nordic skier who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s who was born in Sippola.

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Henri Oreiller

Henri Oreiller (5 December 1925 – 7 October 1962) was an alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist from France.

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Ice hockey

Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.

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Ice hockey at the 1948 Winter Olympics

The men's ice hockey tournament (women's was added in 1998) at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland, was the 6th Olympic Championship, also serving as the 15th World Championships and the 26th European Championships.

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Ice resurfacer

An ice resurfacer is a vehicle or hand-pushed device used to clean and smooth the surface of an ice sheet, usually in an ice rink.

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Ice skating

Ice skating is moving on ice by using ice skates.

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Iceland at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Iceland competed in the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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International Ice Hockey Federation

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF; French: Fédération internationale de hockey sur glace) is a worldwide governing body for ice hockey and in-line hockey.

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International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC; Comité international olympique, CIO) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre, Baron de Coubertin, on 23 June 1894 with Demetrios Vikelas as its first president.

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Invasion of Poland

The Invasion of Poland, also known as the September Campaign, or the 1939 Defensive War in Poland (Kampania wrześniowa or Wojna obronna 1939 roku), and alternatively the Poland Campaign (Polenfeldzug) or Fall Weiß in Germany (Case White), was a joint invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, and a small Slovak contingent, that marked the beginning of World War II in Europe.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken mainly in Europe: Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, as a second language in Albania, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia, by minorities in Crimea, Eritrea, France, Libya, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania and Somalia, – Gordon, Raymond G., Jr.

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Italy at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Italy competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Japan

Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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John Heaton (athlete)

John Rutherford "Jack" Heaton (September 9, 1908–September 10, 1976) was an American bobsledder and skeleton racer who competed from the late 1920s to the late 1940s.

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Ken Bartholomew

Kenneth "Ken" Eldred Bartholomew (February 10, 1920 – October 9, 2012) was a speed skating champion from the United States.

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Lake Placid, New York

Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States.

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Latvia

Latvia (Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states.

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Lausanne

Lausanne (Losanna, Losanna) is a city in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and the capital of the canton of Vaud.

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Lebanon at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Lebanon competed in the Winter Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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List of 1948 Winter Olympics medal winners

The 1948 Winter Olympics, officially known by the International Olympic Committee as the V Olympic Winter Games, were a multi-sport event held in St. Moritz, Switzerland, from January 30 through February 8, 1948.

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List of IOC meetings

This is the list of International Olympic Committee (IOC) meetings.

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List of Presidents of the Swiss Confederation

The List of Presidents of the Swiss Confederation (1848–present) presents the presiding member of the Swiss Federal Council, Switzerland's seven-member executive.

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Lithuania

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in Northern Europe.

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Luge at the 2006 Winter Olympics

The Luge competition at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games was held at Cesana Pariol in Cesana, Italy.

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Luxembourg

Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.

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Marshall Plan

The Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program, ERP) was an American initiative to aid Western Europe, in which the United States gave $13 billion (approximately $130 billion in current dollar value as of August 2015) in economic support to help rebuild Western European economies after the end of World War II.

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Martin Lundström

Martin Lundström (born May 30, 1918) is a former Swedish cross-country skier who competed in the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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Martti Huhtala

Martti Elias Huhtala (born November 12, 1918, in Rovaniemi, Finland - October 25, 2005, in Rovaniemi) was a Finnish Nordic combined athletes who competed in the late 1940s.

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Military patrol at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in 1948, the last military patrol competition was held as a demonstration sport.

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Multi-sport event

A multi-sport event is an organized sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports between organized teams of athletes from (mostly) nation-states.

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Nino Bibbia

Nino Bibbia (15 March 1922 – 28 May 2013) was an Italian skeleton racer and bobsledder who competed in the late 1940s.

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Nordic combined at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Nordic combined at the 1948 Winter Olympics consisted of one event, held from 31 January to 1 February.

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Norway at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Norway competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Olympiad

An Olympiad (Ὀλυμπιάς, olympiás) is a period of four years associated with the Olympic Games of the Ancient Greeks.

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Olympiaschanze

Olympiaschanze was a ski jumping venue in St. Moritz, Switzerland, it was built in 1926 and closed in 2006.

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Olympic Games ceremony

Olympic Games ceremonies were an integral part of the Ancient Olympic Games.

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Petter Hugsted

Petter Hugsted (11 July 1921 – 19 May 2000) was a champion Norwegian ski jumper.

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Piz Nair

Piz Nair is a mountain of the Albula Alps in Switzerland, overlooking St. Moritz in the canton of Graubünden.

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Reidar Liaklev

Reidar Liaklev (15 July 1917 – 1 March 2006) was a speed skater from Norway who won the gold medal at the 1948 Winter Olympics of St. Moritz.

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Robert Fitzgerald (speed skater)

Robert Emmett "Bobby" Fitzgerald (October 3, 1923 Minneapolis, Minnesota; April 22, 2005; Luverne, Minnesota) was an American speed skater who competed in the 1948 Winter Olympics and in the 1952 Winter Olympics.

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Romansh language

Romansh (also spelled Romansch, Rumantsch, or Romanche; Romansh) is a Romance language spoken predominantly in the southeastern Swiss canton of Grisons (Graubünden), where it has official status alongside German and Italian and is used as the medium of instruction of schools in Romansh-speaking areas.

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Sapporo

is the fourth-largest city in Japan by population, and the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

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Skeleton at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Medals awarded for the skeleton discipline at the 1948 Winter Olympics held in St Moritz.

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Skeleton at the 2006 Winter Olympics

The skeleton competition at the 2006 Winter Olympic Games was held at Cesana Pariol in Cesana, Italy on February 16 (women's) and February 17 (men's).

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Ski jumping at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Ski jumping at the 1948 Winter Olympics consisted of one event held on 7 February.

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Skiing

Skiing is a mode of transport, recreational activity and competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow.

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South Korea at the 1948 Winter Olympics

South Korea, as Korea, competed in the Winter Olympic Games for the first time as an independent nation at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Soviet Union

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, four speed skating events were contested.

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Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 10000 metres

The 10000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 1500 metres

The 1500 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 500 metres

The 500 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's 5000 metres

The 5000 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme.

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Squaw Valley Ski Resort

Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Olympic Valley, California, is one of the largest ski areas in the United States, and was the host site of the entire 1960 Winter Olympics.

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St. Moritz

St.

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St. Moritz Olympic Ice Rink

St.

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St. Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun

The St.

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Sven Israelsson

Sven Israelsson (January 17, 1920, Dala-Järna – October 9, 1989) was a Swedish nordic combined skier who competed in the late 1940s.

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Sweden at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Sweden competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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Switzerland

Switzerland (Schweiz;Swiss Standard German spelling and pronunciation. The Swiss German name is sometimes spelled as Schwyz or Schwiiz. Schwyz is also the standard German (and international) name of one of the Swiss cantons. Suisse; Svizzera; Svizra or),The latter is the common Sursilvan pronunciation.

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Switzerland at the 1948 Winter Olympics

Switzerland was the host nation for the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.

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Thomas Byberg

Thomas Hedvin Byberg (18 September 1916 – 13 October 1998) was a Norwegian speed skater.

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Thorleif Schjelderup

Thorleif Schjelderup (January 20, 1920 - May 28, 2006) was a Norwegian author and in the 1940s and 1950s one of Norway's best ski jumpers.

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Trude Beiser

Trude Beiser (after her marriage Trude Jochum-Beiser) (born September 2, 1927) is a former alpine ski racer from Austria.

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Turin

Turin (Torino, pronounced; Piedmontese: Turin, pronounced;; Augusta Taurinorum) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the left bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley and surrounded by the western Alpine arch.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States at the 1948 Winter Olympics

The United States competed at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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United States Olympic Committee

Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is the National Olympic Committee for the United States.

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UTC+01:00

UTC+01:00 is a time offset that adds 1 hour to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Winter Olympic Games

The Winter Olympic Games (French: Jeux olympiques d'hiver) is a major international sporting event that occurs once every four years.

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Winter pentathlon at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, a winter pentathlon competition was held.

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Winter War

The Winter War (Talvisota, Vinterkriget, r) was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–1940.

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1920 Summer Olympics

The 1920 Summer Olympics (Dutch: Olympische Zomerspelen 1920; Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1920; German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1920), officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.

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1924 Winter Olympics

The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games (French: Les Iers Jeux olympiques d'hiver), were a winter multi-sport event which was held in 1924 in Chamonix, France.

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1928 Winter Olympics

The 1928 Winter Olympics, officially known as the II Olympic Winter Games (French: Les IIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (German: Olympische Winterspiele 1928) (Italian: II Giochi olimpici invernali) (Romansch: Gieus olimpics d'enviern 1928), were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated February 11–19, 1928 in St. Moritz, Switzerland.

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1932 Winter Olympics

The 1932 Winter Olympics, officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games, were a winter multi-sport event in the United States, held in Lake Placid, New York.

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1936 Winter Olympics

The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games (French: Les IVes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (German: Olympische Winterspiele 1936), were a winter multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1936 in the market town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany.

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1940 Winter Olympics

The 1940 Winter Olympics, which would have been officially known as the, were to be celebrated in 1940 in Sapporo, Japan, but the games were eventually cancelled due to the onset of World War II.

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1944 Winter Olympics

The 1944 Winter Olympics, which would have been officially known as the V Olympic Winter Games (due to the cancellation of 1940's V Olympic Winter Games) (Italian: V Giochi olimpici invernali), were to be celebrated in February 1944 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy.

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1952 Winter Olympics

The 1952 Winter Olympics (Norwegian: Vinter-OL 1952), officially known as the VI Olympic Winter Games (French: Les VIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), took place in Oslo, Norway, from 14 to 25 February.

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1960 Winter Olympics

The 1960 Winter Olympics was a winter multi-sport event held between February 18–28, 1960 in Squaw Valley, California, United States.

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2006 Winter Olympics

The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XXes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) (Italian: XX Giochi olimpici invernali) and commonly known as Torino 2006, was a winter multi-sport event which was held in Turin, Italy, from February 10 to 26, 2006.

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Redirects here:

1948 St. Moritz Olympics, 1948 Winter Olympic Games, 5th Winter Olympic Games, Bids for the 1948 Winter Olympics, Gieus olimpics d'enviern 1948, Les Ves Jeux olympiques d'hiver, Olympische Winterspiele 1948, St. Moritz 1948, The 1948 Winter Olympics, V Giochi olimpici invernali, V Olympic Winter Games, Vth Olympic Winter Games.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1948_Winter_Olympics

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