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SOCHI in Grand Central Station

I took the subway to Grand Central yesterday  (Sunday 23rd Feb.) to see some of the returning USA medalists who were being featured by several corporations. Naturally the place was crowded and the line for their autographs was hours long. I grabbed what pictures I could through the throng.

In addition to the athletes themselves, there were an number of exhibits which simulated the thrills of their achievements.

Incidentally, The Oyster Bar is closed temporarily–The landmark tiled ceiling is being restored.

Click on the pictures for detail:

The featured Medalists

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Poster

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Poster

Poster

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autographing

autographing

Close-ups . . .Noelle

Close-ups . . .Noelle

. . . . Sacha

. . . . Sasha

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Dress worn by Kristi Yamagouchi

Dress worn by Kristi Yamaguchi

Two visitors competing on the "Downhill' simulator

Two visitors competing on the “Downhill’ simulator

Welcoming smile from one of the staff

Welcoming smile from one of the staff

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One Response

  1. Great pictures. Thanks for the heads up on the Oyster Bar, one of my favorite lunch spots.

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