Olympic and World Records 2012
It’s the biggest sporting event on the planet – and now it’s in the UK! As Olympic fever hits, see what the greats are playing for with ALL the must-know feats and records! At London 2012, over 4000 athletes from up to 208 countries will compete in front of a global television audience of 6.7 billion. As the athletes line up for the most revered spectacle in world sport, get YOUR knowledge into shape by checking out what they have to beat! Written by leading sports journalist Keir Radnedge, this book collects together the most staggering and surprising records in Olympic history in action-packed pictures and gripping statistics. It celebrates the legends created by some of the best-known names in sports, which today are etched into popular folklore.