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CHAMONIX - France
The very first winter games were organised in 1924 on the initiative of Count Clary, president of the French Olympic committee. The games were held in France, at the foot of the Mont Blanc.The Chamoni...


CHAND Dhyan (1905-1979) India / Field hockey
He is the captain of the famous Indian grass hockey team, which won three times at the Olympic games from 1928 to 1936. This exceptional goal-scorer was this historical team's leader, who later went o...


CHARPENTIER Robert (1906 - 1966) France / Cycling
The best cyclist of the 1936 Berlin games owes his three gold medals more to his team mates than to his own talents. Having won both the track event and the road race as part of the French team, he wa...


CHARTER, OLYMPIC
The charter is a set of rules and regulations governing the organisation of the Olympic movement. The I.O.C. is responsible for the charter's enforcement....


CHEATING
The Canadian Ben Johnson remains the most flagrant Olympic cheat in the eyes of the world after he tested positive to drugs after winning the 100 m at the Seoul games and shattered the world record.Bu...


CHEMERKIN Andrei (1972) Russia / Weightlifting
Known as the "strongest man in the world" yesteryear, Chermerkin is now only the most stocky weightlifter in the world. With each appearance he gains weight and is now heavier than 160 kg.A clear favo...


CHEVALLIER Bernard (1912) France / Equestrian
One of the very first horsemen to win an Olympic gold medal. Riding on Aiglonne, he won the three-day event at the 1948 London games. ...


CHINA
China took part in the Olympic games for the first time in London in 1948, four years before the other leading communist country, the USSR.The Chinese rank among the best in the world in gymnastics an...


CHRISTIE Lindford (1960) Great Britain / Track and field
This Jamaican-born British athlete achieved a veritable feat at the Barcelona games, when he won the 100 m sprint star event, beating all the American athletes who had been so carefully hand-picked du...


CHRONOMETER
Whereas in the past, time measurement was carried out by hand, today's electronic chronometers are extremely accurate and have always been a peaceful judge at the Olympic games. Indeed, the most renow...


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