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The complete book of the Olympics

Author: David Wallechinsky; Jaime Loucky
Publisher: London : Aurum, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2008 edView all editions and formats
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Contained with the pages of this encyclopaedic book is anything anyone could ever need or want to know about the modern Olympic Games. It provides a complete statistical record since the founding of the modern Games in 1896.
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Genre/Form: History
Records (Sports)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Wallechinsky; Jaime Loucky
ISBN: 9781845133306 1845133307
OCLC Number: 191754309
Description: xiii, 1181 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky.

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* The 'Bible' of Olympic history * The top eight finishers in every Summer Olympic event since 1896 * Full descriptions of rules and scoring for every event included in the 2008 Beijing Olympics *  Read more...

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"Perhaps the most indispensable book about the Games." "--The Wall Street Journal"

 
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