1924 - First Winter Olympics
Title: 1924 - First Winter Olympics
About: The first Winter Olympics were held at Chamonix in the French Alps.
10,000 spectators turned out to see some 250 athletes representing 16 countries compete in 16 winter sport events, including ski jumping, bobsled and ice-hockey. 11 female athletes participated in the figure skating competition, the only sport open to women.
Finnish speed skater Clas Thunberg turned in the most impressive performance at Chamonix, capturing three gold medals, one silver, and one bronze. Norwegian Thorleif Haug was the star of the Nordic skiing competition, winning three events. Canada dominated the ice hockey competition, winning games by as many as 33 goals before defeating the United States in the championship game 6–1.
Type: Historical Event
Artist: Stas Svetlov
Price: 0.1 ETH