The Fastest Men on Earth

The Fastest Men on Earth

Author: Neil Duncanson

Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited

ISBN: 0233003363

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 336

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It takes just under 10 seconds to run, but to the winner of Athletics' men's 100 metres goes the accolade of 'The Fastest Man on Earth'. The Fastest Men on Earth, first published in 1988 as a tie-in to the Thames Television series of the same name, is reissued in a new, exciting format, fully revised and updated to include the incredible men's 100 metres final at the Beijing 2008 Games. Each chapter discusses not only the race itself, but also the preliminary rounds, dramas and controversies and includes interviews with all the key players, not just the champion. Immaculately researched and written in an entertaining style The Fastest Men on Earth brings to life some of the greatest athletes who ever set foot on a running track.
The Fastest Men on Earth
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Neil Duncanson
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Andre Deutsch Limited

It takes just under 10 seconds to run, but to the winner of Athletics' men's 100 metres goes the accolade of 'The Fastest Man on Earth'. The Fastest Men on Earth, first published in 1988 as a tie-in to the Thames Television series of the same name, is reissued in
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