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BY ALL ROADS TO STOCKHOLM
June 25, 1956
With the Olympic flame from Greece, horses and riders from Caracas to Cambodia and an enthusiastic outpouring of European royalty, Stockholm was the capital of the equestrian world last week. A king, two queens, princes and princesses saw Germans, Swedes and Britons ride off with all the gold medals; the U.S. team failed to place in any event. For a full account of the Games, see page 48
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June 25, 1956

By All Roads To Stockholm

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With the Olympic flame from Greece, horses and riders from Caracas to Cambodia and an enthusiastic outpouring of European royalty, Stockholm was the capital of the equestrian world last week. A king, two queens, princes and princesses saw Germans, Swedes and Britons ride off with all the gold medals; the U.S. team failed to place in any event. For a full account of the Games, see page 48

LITHE KARIN LINDBERG BRINGS FLAME TO THE OPENING CEREMONY

QUEEN ELIZABETH, PRINCE PHILIP (RIGHT) SIT IN THE ROYAL BOX

KING GUSTAF VI ADOLF AND QUEEN (CENTER), CROWN PRINCE (RIGHT), BRITAIN'S LORD MOUNTBATTEN (LEFT) WATCH JUMPS

SWISS ENTRY LANDS AT MIDPOINT OF CROSSING SEVEN-FOOT-WIDE LOG OBSTACLE IN THE CROSS-COUNTRY TEST. THE HORSE THEN LEAPED OFF

RUSSIAN TEAM, STABLED NEXT TO AMERICANS, DID SURPRISINGLY WELL IN THE GAMES

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