Great Moments in Olympic Swimming & Diving

Great Moments in Olympic Swimming & Diving

by Karen Rosen

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Overview

Olympians compete in the colors of their country. Millions of fans around the world tune in to watch. and When everything goes just right, the performances are unforgettable. Great Moments in Olympic Sports tells the stories that define the Games-those of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. With colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, plus a Glossary, additional resources, and more, these books will have readers on the edge of their seats awaiting the next opening ceremony. Features: Action Photos, Great Moments Sidebars, Great Olympians List, Glossary Additional Resources, Index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629684444
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Series: Great Moments in Olympic Sports
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

1 Paris 1924: Tarzan of the Pool:p7

2 Melbourne 1956: the Double-Double 13

3 Tokyo 1964: A Wild Ride 19

4 Munich 1972: Spitz for Seven 25

5 Montreal 1976: in the Face of Doping 33

6 Seoul 1988: Bouncing Back 41

7 Sydney 2000: A Surprise Splash 47

8 Beijing 2008: Eight for Eight 53

Great Olympians 60

Glossary 61

For More information 62

Index 64

About the Author 64

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