John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Ten random things: January 25

Ten medalists at the 1924 Winter Olympics:

  1. Sigurd Moen (bronze, 1500m speed skating)
  2. Thorleif Haug (gold, 18km and 50km cross-country skiing)
  3. Narve Bonna (silver, K90 individual ski jumping)
  4. Ralpf Broome, Thomas Arnold, Alexander Richardson, and Rodney Soher (silver, four-man bobsleigh)
  5. Herma Szabo-Plank (gold, women's figure skating)
  6. Thoralf Strömstad (silver, Nordic combined)
  7. Julius Skutnabb (bronze, combined speed skating)
  8. Gillis Grafström (gold, men's figure skating)
  9. Clas Thunberg (silver, 10000m speed skating)
  10. Roald Larsen (bronze, 500 meter and 5000 meter speed skating)

The first Winter Olympics opened on this date in 1924 in Chamonix, France. 258 athletes from 16 nations competed in 16 events.

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