Great Olympic Moments : A Visual History
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Great Olympic Moments celebrates the moments that make the Olympic Games the sporting spectacle of our time. Complete with stunning, specially selected photographs, Sir Steve Redgrave recounts his favourite Olympic stories and reveals what it is that makes these moments truly great.
Great Olympic Moments : A Visual History by Sir Steve Redgrave
All the stars of past and present are here, including Seb Coe, Steve Ovett, Nadia Comaneci, Mark Spitz, Jesse Owens, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Bob Beamon, Ed Moses, Flojo, Eric the Eel, Michael Johnson, Eric Liddell, Daley Thompson, Chris Boardman, Cassius Clay and Kelly Holmes. Also included are some of the more infamous moments of Olympic history, including Black Power 1968, the Munich hostage crisis of 1972, Mary Decker Slaney's clash with Zola Budd in LA 1984 and Ben Johnson's disqualification at Seoul 1988, to name but a few.
About the Author
Publication date13th October 2011
AuthorSir Steve Redgrave
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PublisherHeadline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group
CategoriesOlympic & Paralympic games
History: specific events & topics
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