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1932 Lake Placid Winter

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accueil During the 1929 I.O.C. session in Lausanne, seven town wanted to organize the 3rd Winter Game. Lake-Placid, a small village in the State of New York close to the Canadian frontier, with a modest height of 570 m was chosen among several competitors like Ysemite Valley(California), Denver (Colorado) or Montreal (Canada).

DatesUS : February 4-13, 1932
N.O.C. participants: 17
Number of sports: 4
Number of contests: 14
Number of athletes: 252
Men : 231
Women : 21
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Opening : Franklin D. Roosevelt, New York State Governor
Oath : John Ames "Jack" Shea
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Bids towns : Montreal (CAN), Bear Mountain, Yosemite Valley, Lake Tahoe, Duluth, Minneapolis et Denver (USA)