Summer Olympics: The Definitive Guide to the Worlds Greatest Sports Celebration Clive Gifford

ISBN: 9780753456934

Published: June 10th 2004

Hardcover

80 pages


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Summer Olympics: The Definitive Guide to the Worlds Greatest Sports Celebration  by  Clive Gifford

Summer Olympics: The Definitive Guide to the Worlds Greatest Sports Celebration by Clive Gifford
June 10th 2004 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 80 pages | ISBN: 9780753456934 | 3.18 Mb

Created by an award-winning author-and-illustrator team, Olympics sets the stage with facts, articles, and essential background information across the complete range of Olympic summer competition. Every aspect of the summer games is covered,MoreCreated by an award-winning author-and-illustrator team, Olympics sets the stage with facts, articles, and essential background information across the complete range of Olympic summer competition.

Every aspect of the summer games is covered, including their history, the bidding process, training and qualifying, and life in the Olympic Village. Coverage of the events themselves captures the exhilaration of competing at the pinnacle of world sports--from explosive sprints and the grace of gymnastics to the proving grounds of endurance, the marathon and triathlon, and everything in between.In addition, special spreads celebrate the great summer Olympics, from Stockholm 1912 to the record-breaking games of Sydney 2000.

Olympic achievements are highlighted at the back of the book, bringing to life the great rivalries and honoring those competitors who battled adversity to shine on the worlds stage.



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