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Meet the heroes from every Olympic Games in living memory in this unique collection of articles and photographs published by the Financial Times.Starting from the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, read exclusive interviews with forgotten stars - such as Carla Marangoni from Italy, now 96, who attended as a gymnast age 12 and met Mussolini - and with global superheroes such as MarkMeet the heroes from every Olympic Games in living memory in this unique collection of articles and photographs published by the Financial Times.Starting from the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, read exclusive interviews with forgotten stars - such as Carla Marangoni from Italy, now 96, who attended as a gymnast age 12 and met Mussolini - and with global superheroes such as Mark Spitz, America's swimming legend from 1972, and running demi-god Michael Johnson from 1996. With many stunning original portraits of the athletes, the interviews also introduce the new heroes, including China's gold-winning boxer Zou Shiming from the 2008 Beijing Games, and UK sailor Ben Ainslie and Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds from 2012's Team GB.Their words and pictures tell not only the history of the Olympics but the story of our modern age itself....

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ISBN : 22965412
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Number of Pages : 74 Pages
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