Bite-Sized Olympics: Field Athletics by Jason Page


Bite-Sized Olympics: Field Athletics by Jason Page

Get ready for the 2012 Olympic Games with this fantastic, fact-packed title revealing the incredible world of bone-jogging jumps, hefty hammer-throwers and dynamic decathletes! From the testing triple jump to the daring pole vault, this book explores all the jumping, throwing and other field events in the Olympic games, including the: background history of the event; rules of the event, and how the competitor wins; skills and tactics; clothing, equipment and the place where the event is held; men and women who have made Olympic history; great Olympic moments; amazing statistics and Did you know facts: ranging from the heroic to the bizarre!

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32 pages


Jason Page
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Publication date

15th February 2012



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