Cycling, Shooting, and Show Jumping
This fascinating new book encompasses a number of Olympic sports which require either physical power and endurance, superior marksmanship, or superior horsemanship. This introductory guide gives a brief outline of each of the Olympic events listed below along with fun facts, Olympic stats, and outstanding competitors.
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2008 OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS 33 pounds Air pistol Air rifle archery events archery target arrow awarded bowstring Chris Hoy GBR clays are released clean and jerk competitor shouts competitors are allowed competitors must perform contestants cycling track cyclists Double trap dressage competition dressage events equestrian events Fabian Cancellara finish line five four riders Games in Beijing gold medal held horse and rider Jens Fielder Julien Absalon jump Keirin KHOW km/h Kristin Armstrong USA laps Ludger Beerbaum marksman Men's individual pursuit Men's sprint miles Mountain bike events MOVING TARGET NAME THAT RACE Olga Klochneva RUS Olympic events Paralympics penalty points pistol event points race pounds 15 kg prone event road race running target event score shooting events shot shotgun events showjumping skeet Sport pistol sprint STATS team event three-day event track events velodrome weightlifting event winner women's event Women's time trial worth a different yards Zijlaard-van Moorsel