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The Olympics' strangest moments

by Geoff Tibballs | 01 April 2012
Category: General Sport
Synopsis
The most bizarre, controversial, heroic, and unlucky stories from more than 100 years of Olympic events, now updated with strange stories from Beijing 2008 and the run up to London 2012 The world's greatest sporting occasion has historically been filled with unusual occurrences and peculiar situations. In 1908, Dorando Pietri was stripped of his gold medal in the marathon after he was helped over the finish line by over-anxious officials. From "Eric the Eel" of Equatorial Guinea-the slowest swimmer in the history of the games-to Fred Lorz, who was disqualified after it was discovered that he had hitched a lift in a car during his marathon run, this is an exciting collection of the most humorous and jaw-dropping stories from the Olympic games.
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Synopsis
The most bizarre, controversial, heroic, and unlucky stories from more than 100 years of Olympic events, now updated with strange stories from Beijing 2008 and the run up to London 2012 The world's greatest sporting occasion has historically been filled with unusual occurrences and peculiar situations. In 1908, Dorando Pietri was stripped of his gold medal in the marathon after he was helped over the finish line by over-anxious officials. From "Eric the Eel" of Equatorial Guinea-the slowest swimmer in the history of the games-to Fred Lorz, who was disqualified after it was discovered that he had hitched a lift in a car during his marathon run, this is an exciting collection of the most humorous and jaw-dropping stories from the Olympic games.
€12.60
37 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9781907554476
Format -
Publisher -
Published - 01/04/2012
Categories - All, Books, Sports, General Sport
No. of Pages - 268
Weight - 268
Edition - New Edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 20
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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