The Fastest Men on Earth

The Fastest Men on Earth

Author: Duncanson Neil Duncanson

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ISBN: 1787396665

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Page: 376

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It takes just under ten seconds to run, but the results of the Olympic men's 100 metres are etched forever into history. In The Fastest Men on Earth, journalist Neil Duncanson tells the stories of the 25 athletes who've been crowned champions in the event, and earned the coveted title of 'Fastest Man on Earth'. Each chapter explores the fascinating, inspiring, and occasionally tragic lives of these supremely talented sprinters, as well as the intense drama of the record-breaking runs that wrote them into history. Immaculately researched and featuring exclusive interviews with several Olympic champions, including a new conversation with Usain Bolt, The Fastest Men on Earthbrings the stories of some of the greatest athletes of all time to life like never before.
The Fastest Men on Earth
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Duncanson Neil Duncanson
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-27 - Publisher:

It takes just under ten seconds to run, but the results of the Olympic men's 100 metres are etched forever into history. In The Fastest Men on Earth, journalist Neil Duncanson tells the stories of the 25 athletes who've been crowned champions in the event, and earned the coveted title
The Fastest Men on Earth
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Paul Clifton
Categories: Automobile racing
Type: BOOK - Published: 1966 - Publisher: New York : John Day Company

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The Fastest Men on Earth
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Pages: 192
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Categories: Olympics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-01-01 - Publisher: HarperCollins

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