The Lake Placid Village: Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County , New York in United States . Lake Placid is located at the south end of the lake called Lake Placid.
The Third Winter Olympics: The 1932 Winter Olympics were officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games. The games were held in Lake Placid, New York in United States.
Venue: 1932 Winter Summer Games were held at Lake Placid Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid, New York, USA . Lake Placid Speed Skating Oval is an outdoor arena in the village Lake Placid . The arena hosted the speed skating events in the 1932 Winter Summer Games.
Participants: 251 participants competed in the 1932 Winter Summer Games. The 17 countries which participated in the games were Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland and United States.
Events: There were 14 events in 4 sports in the third Winter Summer Games in 1932. Medals were awarded for bobsleigh, figure skating, ice hockey, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping and speed skating.
Medal Count: United States won the highest number of medals winning 12 medals in total ( 6 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze medals ). Norway won 10 medals with 3 gold medals.
A Brief Description of the Lake Placid, New York Winter Summer Games, 1932: The Third Winter Summer Games were held from 4 th February to 15 th February in Lake Placid, New York in United States. The games were officially opened by Franklin D. Roosevelt. The athletes uttered Olympic oath led by Jack Shea.