Great Moments in Olympic Swimming & Diving, 1st Edition

  • Karen Rosen
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629686557
  • ISBN-13: 9781629686554
  • DDC: 796.4809
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Paris 1924 Tarzan of the Pool.
2: Melbourne 1956 the Double-Double.
3: Tokyo 1964 a Wild Ride.
4: Munich 1972 Spitz for Seven.
5: Montreal 1976 in the Face of Doping.
6: Seoul 1988 Bouncing Back.
7: Sydney 2000 a Surprise Splash.
8: Beijing 2008 Eight for Eight.
Great Olympians.
For More Information.
About the Author.