Chronicle of the Olympics

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DK Pub., 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 330 pages
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Chronicle of the Olympics is a comprehensive record of the last 100 years of the modern Olympic Games. Organized chronologically, the book takes an in-depth look at each Summer and Winter Games in turn. Chronicle of the Olympics is also an excellent instant reference source, featuring a complete listing of all the competitive events and medalists since the beginning of the Games. More than 100,000 words chart the complete story of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Atlanta 1996; 750 photographs capture the key dramatic sporting moments as they happened; reveals the inside story of the Games - the hidden rivalries, the boycotts, the individual triumphs and tragedies; and features a comprehensive appendix, listing all the medalists since the beginning of the Games.

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