The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics
The gold medal for chronicling the modern Olympics, at every Olympiad since the Los Angeles Summer Games of 1984, has gone to renowned historian David Wallechinsky. His books on the Summer and Winter Games have been called the bibles of the Olympics. Completely updated for the 2006 Turin Games, this ultimate reference book contains all-time Olympic records and medal standings, as well as results of the top eight finishers in every Winter Olympics since the Chamonix Games of 1924. It also carries, in Wallechinsky's colorful narrative style, a complete history of the Games plus the inside stories of the major competitors and events in each and every Olympiad. Book jacket.
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1980 Lake Placid 2002 Salt Lake Aamodt ahead Albertville Aleksandr Alpine Andreas athlete Austrian Bonnie Blair bronze medal Calgary Canada Canadian Christian Claudia Pechstein coach competed competition dance downhill earned event favorite figure skating final finish line four Franz FREE SKATING Games German giant slalom goal Grischuk held ice hockey Igor Innsbruck Jansen Josef judges Kerrigan kilometers Kjetil Andre Aamodt Lake Placid Larissa Lazutina later lead Lillehammer Markus Martin match medalist meters Moritz Nagano Natalya Norway Norwegian Olvmpic pair Peter players pre-Olympic RANKINGS Salt Lake City Sarajevo Schranz score second run semifinal Sergei short program silver medal SKI JUMP skier SOV/RUS Soviet speed skating Stefania Belmondo super G Sweden third Tomba took triple victory Winter Olympics women's world champion world championships World Cup race world record