USSR Takes AimAlexander Tikhonov of the USSR takes aim in the biathlon competition.
Petzold Racing for GoldBarbara Petzold (right) of East Germany on her way to gold in the women's 10km cross-country nordic skiing final.
Lake Placid's Opening ceremonyThe representatives of Switzerland, USSR and Yugoslavia at the Opening Ceremony of the Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games.
Lake Placid's Olympic TorchThe Olympic Flame burns during the Winter Olympic Games.
Gold, Gold, GoldThree-times gold medalist, Nikolai Zimyatov of the USSR in action in a men's cross-country nordic skiing event. Zimyatov won gold at these Games for the 30km, 50km and 40km relay events.
Most Successful Alpine Ski RacerIngmar Stenmark of Sweden during the downhill skiing competition. Stenmark is the most successful Alpine ski racer in history.
Best of Lake Placid 1980The 1980 Olympic Winter Games, held in Lake Placid, New York, were anything but placid. The Games produced a series of remarkable performances as not even a bus strike could deter crowds from getting to events in the freezing weather. Lake Placid also welcomed the first team from the People’s Republic of China to participate in a Winter Olympics.
USA CelebratesThe USA team celebrate their win against Russia after the men's ice hockey final.
Golden CelebrationsMembers of the American Ice Hockey team crowd onto the centre podium during the medal ceremony celebrating their gold medal, giving the 'Number 1' sign to show their victory.
USA v. FinlandGeneral view of the men's ice hockey final between the United States and Finland. The US won the game 4-2 and the gold medal.
Goalie Makes a SaveGoalie Jim Craig #30 of the United States makes a save during the men's ice hockey final against Finland. The United States won 4-2.
Ice Hockey ArenaGeneral view of the arena during a game between the United States and Finland, where the US won the game 4-2.
USA Checks West GermanyMike Ramsey #5 of the United States checks a player from West Germany during a men's ice hockey game.
Three Time MedallistHanni Wenzel of Germany in action in a women's alpine skiing event. At these Games Wenzel won two gold medals in the giant and special slalom and one silver.
World Record Speed SkaterUS speed skater Eric Heiden makes his way around a bend tucking low with both arms behind his back during one of his races. Heiden won first place in all five speed skating events and set a world record time in the 10,000 meter event.
Olympic HistorySpeed skater Eric Heiden from the United States prepares for the start of a race. Heiden made Olympic history at these Games when he became the first athlete to win gold medals in all five men's speed skating events, from 500m all the way up to 10,000m.
Alabyev Celebrates GoldAnatoly Alabyev of the USSR celebrates gold in the 20km biathlon final.