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Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Olympics

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Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Olympics
7th Olympic Winter Games
Host City - Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Stadium - Stadio Olimpico Del Ghiaccio
It is worth mentioning...
Pavel Kolchin from USSR was the first non-Scandinavian Olympian to win a medal in cross-country skiing.  
Madeleine Berthod from Switzerland won the gold medal in the downhill skiing event by 4.7 seconds on the day of her birthday. 
- American Tenley Albright American skater and surgeon won a gold medal in ladies figure skating singles event. In 2015, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.
Hayes Alan Jenkins also an American skater led the Americans in the figure skating event.
- Toni Sailer became Austria's first Alpine skier to win three Olympic gold medals. 
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Olympic Rings
Fujaihra
Olympic Rings
Issued: 1972
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Skating   Skiing   Bobsled   Downhill Skiing   Hockey   Skating   Skiing
San Marino
Skating, Skiing, Bobsled, Downhill Skiing, Hockey, Figure Skating, Skiing
Issued: 1955
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