20 Awesome Vintage Olympic Posters

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12 different artists have just been commissioned to design posters for the 2012 Olympic Games in London next year. In honor of this announcement As an excuse to look at some cool old things, here’s a list of 20 Awesome Vintage Olympic Posters from 1912 to (almost) the present:

Stockholm 1912

Antwerp 1920

Paris 1924

Paris 1924 #2

Amsterdam 1928

Berlin 1936

Berlin 1936 #2

Berlin 1936 #3

London 1948

Helsinki 1952

Stockholm 1956

Melbourne 1956

Tokyo 1964

Tokyo 1964 #2

Mexico City 1968

Munich 1972

Moscow 1980

Sydney 2000

Athens 2004

Beijing 2008

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