The way it was The 1948 Games in St Moritz Politics Sport ... Print comment See in another language: 1 See in another language: 1 Languages: 1 (es) 1948, Juegos en St. Moritz Swiss ice hockey player Bibi Torriani recites the Olympic oath. Finnish ski jumper Heikki Hasu. Procession of spectators and skiers. Swiss skier Rosmarie Hirschy-Bleuer in the alpine combination. A press photographer from Alaska. Switzerland beat the United States, 5:4. Although nobody scored, the mood was great at the hockey game between Canada and Czechoslovakia. Belgian figure skaters Micheline Lannoy and Pierre Baugniet won the gold medal in the pairs competition. In the radio studio. French bobsledders. Swiss timing. The military patrol race was a show competition. It later became the biathlon. Olympic fashion show. The winter pentathlon once featured as a show competition. It included cross country skiing, pistol shooting, downhill skiing, fencing and horseback riding in the snow. The weather station in St Moritz. This content was published on August 18, 2011 4:58 PMAug 18, 2011 - 16:58 The Swiss ski resort of St Moritz hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 1948. Back then the sportswear was woollen and the spectators dressed up for the occasion. (Pictures: RDB/Keystone) Neuer Inhalt Horizontal Line subscription form Form for signing up for free newsletter. Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox. Email address Top stories (weekly) Latest news (daily) Business (weekly) Politics (weekly) Society (weekly) Fintech (monthly) Click here to see more newsletters swissinfo EN The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. swissinfo.ch Join us on Facebook!