Great Moments in Olympic Basketball, 1st Edition

  • Doug Williams
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629686492
  • ISBN-13: 9781629686493
  • 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: Barcelona 1992: The Dream Team.
2: Berlin 1936: Basketball's Olympic Debut.
3: Rome 1960: Roman Conquest.
4: Munich 1972: A Shocking Upset.
5: Los Angeles 1984: Basketball Queens.
6: Athens 2004: The World's Game.
7: Beijing 2008: The Redeem Team.
8: London 2012: Five Straight.
Great Olympians.
For More Information.
About the Author.