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As if running on air : the journals of Jack Lovelock

Author: John Edward Lovelock; David Colquhoun
Publisher: Nelson, N.Z. : Craig Potton Pub., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 1930s the New Zealander Jack Lovelock was one of the world's best-known athletes. In 1933 he broke the world record for the mile. At the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games he won a gold medal and broke the world record for the 1500 metres. This book reproduces his journals from late 1931 to the end of 1935, and extracts from his 1936 training diary.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lovelock, John Edward, 1910-1949.
As if running on air.
Nelson, N.Z. : Craig Potton, 2008
(OCoLC)890595203
Named Person: John Edward Lovelock; John Edward Lovelock; John Edward Lovelock
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Edward Lovelock; David Colquhoun
ISBN: 9781877333767 187733376X
OCLC Number: 243793618
Description: 282 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Note on transcription, terminology, and endnotes --
Introduction --
1931 --
1932 --
1933 --
1934 --
1935 --
1936 --
Appendix 1: Lovelock's training --
Appendix 2: A list of Lovelock's races --
Appendix 3: World records for the mile and 1500 metres.
Other Titles: Journals of Jack Lovelock
Responsibility: edited by David Colquhoun.

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In the 1930s the New Zealander Jack Lovelock was one of the world's best-known athletes. In 1933 he broke the world record for the mile. At the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games he won a gold medal and broke the world record for the 1500 metres. This book reproduces his journals from late 1931 to the end of 1935, and extracts from his 1936 training diary.

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