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Great moments in Olympic track & field

Author: Karen Rosen
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : SportsZone, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2015]
Series: SportsZONE.; Great moments in Olympic sports.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores Olympic track and field history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Jesse Owens, Fanny Blankers-Koen, and Usain Bolt.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Rosen
ISBN: 1624034004 9781624034008
OCLC Number: 871512220
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Berlin 1936: a symbol of strength --
Athens 1896: an Olympic first --
Stockholm 1912: the greatest athlete --
London 1948: the flying housewife --
Rome 1960: an eternal performance --
Mexico City 1968: Beamonesque --
Los Angeles 1984 : breaking through --
Beijing 2008: lightning bolt --
Great Olympians --
Glossary --
For more information --
Index --
About the author.
Series Title: SportsZONE.; Great moments in Olympic sports.
Other Titles: Olympic track & field
Olympic track and field
Track & field
Track and field
Responsibility: by Karen Rosen.

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Explores Olympic track and field history, discussing key figures and record breakers, including Jesse Owens, Fanny Blankers-Koen, and Usain Bolt.

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