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The Ohio State University at the Olympics: A Biographical Dictionary of Athletes, Alternates, Administrators, Coaches and Trainers
     

The Ohio State University at the Olympics: A Biographical Dictionary of Athletes, Alternates, Administrators, Coaches and Trainers

by Rusty Wilson
 

This biographical dictionary contains entries for all Ohio State University athletes that have competed at the Olympics. Also included are Olympic alternates, as well as coaches, trainers, and administrators who have made contributions to Ohio State's Olympic legacy. The author uncovered much of his information through archival research and also conducted many

Overview

This biographical dictionary contains entries for all Ohio State University athletes that have competed at the Olympics. Also included are Olympic alternates, as well as coaches, trainers, and administrators who have made contributions to Ohio State's Olympic legacy. The author uncovered much of his information through archival research and also conducted many interviews with the athletes' friends and family members, who granted him access to rare documents and shared their insights on the lives and accomplishments of these competitors.

Editorial Reviews

ARBA
a well-researched and well-written tribute to these select Olympians and Olympic participants
The Columbus Dispatch
"an invaluable reference work"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786438518
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
08/06/2009
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Rusty Wilson is an information specialist in the graduate school of The Ohio State University. He has published and lectured extensively in Olympic history and was awarded the 2009 Vikelas Plaque by the International Society of Olympic Historians. He lives in Columbus, Ohio.

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