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CORTINA D’AMPEZZO

1956

26 January – 5 February

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO

In the Giant Slalom event at the Olympic Games – the winner was so far ahead of his nearest rival (an incredible 6.2 seconds), he was convinced the clocks had malfunctioned. But OMEGA’s timing was flawless and it went down as the greatest margin of victory in the event's history.

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Poster for the 1956 Olympic Winter Games in Cortina d'Ampezzo
The story of Omega