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The Incredible True Story of the Three Men Who Shaped the London Marathon

eBook - 2013
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This is the thrilling account of heroism, ambition and scandal of three remarkable men whose actions at the 1908 Olympics overshadowed the first London Olympic Games?. A diminutive Italian, Dorando Pietri, who fell five times, and was practically carried across the finish line. Scottish sprinter, Wyndham Halswelle and American competitor, Johnny Hayes who were drawn into a dispute between the United States and the British Empire about sporting superiority which spilled over into politics, lifestyle and ethics, with allegations of cheating, drug-taking and professionalism. John Bryant delv.
Publisher: New York : John Blake Pub., 2013.
ISBN: 9781782196204
178219620X
9781782196228
1782196226
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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