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This Week in History: Winter Olympics 1932

Posted at 2:10 PM, Feb 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-04 16:10:24-05

As the world gets ready to cheer on their athletes at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, we're taking a look back at an important even that happened this week in history.

The United States hosted its first-ever Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York in 1932.

The Lake Placid Olympics were the third occurrence of the Winter Olympics and 17 countries attended.

The two-man bobsled event was introduced there as well.

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