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The 1896 Olympic Games : results for all competitors in all events, with commentary

Author: Bill Mallon; Ture Widlund
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The Modern Olympic Games began in 1896 in Athens, Greece, but an official record of these Olympic games does not exist. This work is the first in a series of comprehensive reference works giving the results of the Olympic Games, beginning in 1896. Based primarily on 1896 sources, the sites, dates, events, competitors, and nations as well as the event results are compiled herein for track and field, cycling, fencing,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records (Sports)
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mallon, Bill.
1896 Olympic Games
(OCoLC)226166758
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Mallon; Ture Widlund
ISBN: 9781476609508 1476609500
OCLC Number: 913785055
Notes: "The present work is a reprint of the library bound edition of The 1896 Olympic Games: results for all competitors in all events, with commentary, first published in 1997 by McFarland" -- title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
Introduction --
Abbreviations --
References --
Table of Contents --
1896 Olympic Games-Analysis and Summaries --
Summary Statistics --
Notes --
Summary Articles: The Olympian Games at Athens (Charles Waldstein) --
The Olympic Games of 1896 (Pierre de Coubertin) --
The Olympic Games (Miss Maynard Butler) --
High Hurdles and White Gloves (Thomas P. Curtis) --
The New Olympian Games (Rufus Richardson) --
The Olympic Games by a Competitor and Prize Winner (G. S. Robertson) --
Athletics (Track & Field) --
Notes --
Cycling --
Notes --
Fencing --
Notes --
Gymnastics --
Notes --
Shooting --
Notes --
Swimming --
Notes --
Tennis (Lawn) --
Notes --
Weightlifting --
Notes --
Wrestling --
Notes --
Other Sports and Events --
Notes --
Appendix I: 1896 Program --
Appendix II: Competitors (by Country) --
"The Olympic Games"-a Classical Greek Ode by George Stuart Robertson, 1896 --
Index.
Responsibility: by Bill Mallon and Ture Widlund.

Abstract:

Presents the results of the Olympic Games, beginning in 1896. This work compiles the event results for track and field, cycling, fencing, gymnastics, shooting, swimming, tennis (lawn), weightlifting,  Read more...

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