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Usain Bolt : the Story of the World's Fastest Man.

Author: Steven Downes
Publisher: New York : SportsBooks, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite his false start in the 100 metres in the Daegu which meant he could not defend his title, Usain Bolt is that rarity in the modern world - a man whose fame transcends his nationality, his race and even his sport. From Los Angeles to Beijing, from Kingston to Berlin, the name "Bolt" resonates immediately even with those with only a passing interest in any form of sport. Quite simply, Bolt is the world's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Downes, Steven.
Usain Bolt : The Story of the World's Fastest Man.
New York : SportsBooks, ©2011
Named Person: Usain Bolt; Usain Bolt
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Downes
ISBN: 9781907524257 1907524258
OCLC Number: 792686247
Description: 1 online resource (198 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgements; The Warm Up; Chapter 1 On Your Marks; Chapter 2 Get Set; Chapter 3 Go!; Chapter 4 How Does He Do It?; Chapter 5 Bolt, his BMW and Berlin; Chapter 6 False Start; Chapter 7 Redemption Song; Statistics; World champions; Olympic champions; World record progression; Usain Bolt's career; About the author.

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Despite his false start in the 100 metres in the Daegu which meant he could not defend his title, Usain Bolt is that rarity in the modern world - a man whose fame transcends his nationality, his race and even his sport. From Los Angeles to Beijing, from Kingston to Berlin, the name "Bolt" resonates immediately even with those with only a passing interest in any form of sport. Quite simply, Bolt is the world's fastest man. And the gangling Jamaican is the fastest man the world has ever seen by a considerable margin. The sprinter established himself in the world's psyche by winning three Olympic.

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