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1972 Winter Olympics Japan - Original Vintage Poster

1972 Winter Olympics Japan - Original Vintage Poster

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A very cool poster advertising the 11th Winter Olympics!

The poster depicts an alpine skier flying through the air with the official Olympic logo, the rising sun and a snowflake underneath.

The 1972 Winter Olympics held in Sapporo, Japan, marked a historic moment for both the country and the sporting world. It was the first time the Winter Olympics were hosted in Asia, showcasing Japan's emergence as a global leader in sports and technology.

Sapporo, the capital of Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, provided a stunning backdrop with its snowy landscapes and modern facilities. The Games featured 35 nations competing in 35 events across various winter sports disciplines, including skiing, skating, ice hockey, and bobsleigh.

One of the most memorable moments of the Games was the debut of women's speed skating, which saw Dutch skater Atje Keulen-Deelstra claim the first-ever Olympic gold in the event. Additionally, Japan celebrated its first Winter Olympic gold medal when Yukio Kasaya triumphed in the ski jumping competition.

The 1972 Winter Olympics not only showcased exceptional athletic prowess but also promoted cultural exchange and international cooperation. It left a lasting legacy, inspiring future generations of athletes in Japan and across Asia, while also fostering a deeper appreciation for winter sports worldwide.


Artist: Yusa Kamekura

Print: Lithograph

Dimensions: 23.4 x 32.4 in (59.5 x 82.5 cm)

Condition: Good condition - signs of handling, traces of adhesive tape in the corners, some surface/rolling wear (mainly seen in the bottom) and a small paper chip is missing in the right corner - please see pictures.

Country: Japan

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REF: L7601

Materials: Original Vintage Poster

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