Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, the six alpine skiing events were held from Thursday, 14 February, to Wednesday, 20 February.wikipedia
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1952 Winter Olympics

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, the six alpine skiing events were held from Thursday, 14 February, to Wednesday, 20 February.
All of the venues were in Oslo's metropolitan area except for the alpine skiing events, which were held at Norefjell, 113 km from the capital.

Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, the six alpine skiing events were held from Thursday, 14 February, to Wednesday, 20 February.
The giant slalom was introduced at the 1950 World Championships and at the Olympics in 1952; both programs dropped the combined event, but it returned in 1954 at the World Championships as a "paper" race, using the results of the slalom, giant slalom, and downhill.

Norefjell Ski Resort

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The downhill and giant slalom events were held at Norefjell in Krødsherad, Buskerud, and the slalom events at Rødkleiva in Oslo.
The venue for four Olympic alpine skiing events in 1952, it is located northwest of Oslo, 90 minutes away by vehicle.

Rødkleiva

The downhill and giant slalom events were held at Norefjell in Krødsherad, Buskerud, and the slalom events at Rødkleiva in Oslo.
It hosted the slalom events for the 1952 Winter Olympics, which saw a crowd of at least 25,000 spectators.

Giant slalom

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The giant slalom made its Olympic debut, and the combined event was dropped as an Olympic medal event for four decades, until 1988.
The giant slalom was added to the world championships in 1950 at Aspen, Colorado, and debuted at the Winter Olympics in 1952 at Oslo, Norway, run at Norefjell.

Alpine skiing combined

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The giant slalom made its Olympic debut, and the combined event was dropped as an Olympic medal event for four decades, until 1988.
This three-race paper method was used from 1954 through 1980; no FIS medals were awarded for the combined in 1950 or 1952.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

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It returned as a medal event at the World Championships two years later in 1954, and for the concurrent World Championships in Olympic years from 1956 through 1980.

Alpine skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics

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It returned as a medal event at the World Championships two years later in 1954, and for the concurrent World Championships in Olympic years from 1956 through 1980.
With the addition of the giant slalom, the combined event was dropped for 1950 and 1952, but returned as a World Championship event in 1954 as a "paper race" which used the results from the three events.

Alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics

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It returned as a medal event at the World Championships two years later in 1954, and for the concurrent World Championships in Olympic years from 1956 through 1980.
With the addition of the giant slalom, the combined event was dropped for 1950 and 1952, but returned as a World Championship event in 1954 as a "paper race" which used the results from the three events.

Oslo

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, the six alpine skiing events were held from Thursday, 14 February, to Wednesday, 20 February.

Norway

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway, the six alpine skiing events were held from Thursday, 14 February, to Wednesday, 20 February.

Krødsherad

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The downhill and giant slalom events were held at Norefjell in Krødsherad, Buskerud, and the slalom events at Rødkleiva in Oslo.

Buskerud

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The downhill and giant slalom events were held at Norefjell in Krødsherad, Buskerud, and the slalom events at Rødkleiva in Oslo.

Alpine skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics

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The giant slalom made its Olympic debut, and the combined event was dropped as an Olympic medal event for four decades, until 1988.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1954

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It returned as a medal event at the World Championships two years later in 1954, and for the concurrent World Championships in Olympic years from 1956 through 1980.

Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics – Women's slalom

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A women's slalom event was held at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway as part of the alpine skiing programme.

Jack Reddish

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Jack Nichol Reddish (December 2, 1926 – October 20, 1992) was an American alpine ski racer who competed in the Winter Olympics in 1948 and 1952.

List of 1952 Winter Olympics medal winners

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The Olympic programme changed only slightly from that of the 1948 St. Moritz Olympics, with the addition of women's cross-country skiing, and changes to the alpine skiing line-up where the combined was replaced by the giant slalom.