The autobiography of a true British hero, Black, White & Gold is inspiring reading for anyone ineterested in athletics or in fulfilling a dream. Dame Kelly Holmes writes openly about her life and achievements. From her mixed-race background, to her army career, her famous double gold triumph in the 2004 Olympics, and her recent retirement from athletics, this book charts the human emotions behind her indomitable outward personality.
Kelly Holmes made history when she brought home double gold in the 2004 Olympics, becoming a national hero. She won Sports Personality of the Year, was given a Damehood, fully backed London's successful 2012 Olympic bid and became a superstar. In this autobiography, she reveals the times she fought back tears to battle against injury and win gold.
Publication date: 08/06/2006
Publisher: Virgin Books
Format: Paperback (b Format)
|Publication date:||8th June 2006|
|Format:||Paperback (b Format)|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography, eBook Favourites, Sport,|
|Categories:||Autobiography: sport, Track & field sports, athletics,|
Kelly Holmes was born in 1970. She made history at the Athens Olympics by winning both the 1500m and 800m gold medals, an achievement for which she was named Sports Personality of the Year. In the New Year's Honours List of 31 December 2004 she was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.More About Kelly Holmes