The Little Book of Irish Athletics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Hunt

The Little Book of Irish Athletics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Hunt year 2017
  • Book name: The Little Book of Irish Athletics
  • Author: Tom Hunt
  • Release date: 2017/4/14
  • Publisher: THE HISTORY PRESS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9780750985628
  • Rating: 7.25 of 10
  • Votes: 796
  • Review by: Morgan Moniz
  • Review rating: 8.46 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/6
  • Total pages: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Did you know? On 6 July 1924, high jumper and legendary Gaelic footballer Larry Stanley became the first athlete to represent independent Ireland in an Olympic athletics competition. Tom Kiely, arguably Ireland's greatest athlete, won in excess of 1,000 prizes, five AAA hammer titles and fifty-three national titles between 1888 and 1908. The oldest medallist in Olympic track and field history is Irish-born Matt McGrath, who won a medal in Paris in 1924 at the age of 49 years and 195 days. In the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, Ronnie Delany became Ireland's first track champion, winning the 1,500m title with a new Olympic record time of 3:41.2. The Little Book of Irish Athletics is a concise history of all the major occasions in Irish athletics, from the nineteenth century to the Morton Mile of July 2017. This new book from author Tom Hunt is a must for fans of Irish athletics all over the world. A reliable reference book and a quirky guide, this compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts can be dipped into time and time again to reveal something new about Ireland's proud sporting heritage.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H35M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Sports Books, Track & Field Sports, Athletics, Local History
  • Available formats: TXT, HTML, PML, PDF, GIF, DOC, WORD, EPUB. Compressed in TAR.BZ, ZIP, RAR, LZO
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 16.68 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x17mm
  • Weight: 272g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Stroud, United Kingdom
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