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Publication Date: 3 Nov 2008
Subject: Sports & recreation
Suitable for: Primary
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Briefly looks at the achievements of 50 great Olympic athletes throughout history
50 names you need to know!
Why did horses first take part in the Olympics?
Who is said to be the greatest champion of all time?
Which athlete has never been beaten?
Who's Who in... brings famous characters to life. Read about the important people who made their mark on history and find out how they did it.
Easy-to-access CV-style information about the work and achievements of each of these fascinating figures makes this the perfect starting point for the study of biography.
Find out more
Discover more about each famous figure by using the web links provided in each entry, including extrsa information about each person's life, what they achieved and places to visit!
NOTE: Website are listed on every page, which may date or change.
p4 The ancient olympics
p8 The summer olympics
p32 The winter olympics
p40 The paralympics
p44 Important non-sporting figures