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Track and Field Record Holders: Profiles of the Men & Women Who Set World, Olympic & American Marks, 1946 through 1995
     

Track and Field Record Holders: Profiles of the Men & Women Who Set World, Olympic & American Marks, 1946 through 1995

by David Baldwin
 

This reference work gives information on all athletes who have set world Olympic or American records in track and field since 1946. Arranged by track and field events, a listing of the record holders is first provided. This is followed by an accounting of each of the record-setting performances, including athlete's name, country and record. For most record holders,

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This reference work gives information on all athletes who have set world Olympic or American records in track and field since 1946. Arranged by track and field events, a listing of the record holders is first provided. This is followed by an accounting of each of the record-setting performances, including athlete's name, country and record. For most record holders, a brief profile is given, focusing on the actual record and providing information on the athlete's overall career.

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Compiles information not only about who set what record for what event in what year and competition and what country they were from, but also about the life and career of the athletes themselves and the circumstances and significance of their triumph. Divided first by gender, then by events such as running from 100 to 10,000 meters, hurdles, high and long jump, discus, and javelin. Indexed by name. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786402496
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Pages:
344

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