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Winter Olympics: 1994 Edition (1984)

by David Wallechinsky

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Figure skating was included in the original program of the 1900 Summer Olympics, but the competitions never took place.
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The most complete, most accurate, most interesting book ever about the Winter Olympic Games. Everything you've ever wanted to know is here: all the statistics to every event - from the first figure skating competitions of 1908 to full converge of the 1992 Albertville Games - all the stories, and all the rules and scoring to be used for the 1994 Winter Olympics in Littlehammer. Newly revised, superbly compiled, and illustrated with classic photographs. The complete Book of Winter Olympics is the ultimate source for sprots fans and Olympics enthusiasts.
    QUESTIONS ANSWERED BY THE COMPLETE BOOK OF THE WINTER OLYMPICS:
  • What great sexual abberation prevented world champion Erica Schinegger from competing in the 1968  Games in Grenoble?
  • What city rejected the 1976  Winter Olympics?
  • What figure skater received more than 35, 000 love letters?
  • What was the best performance by an athlete from a snowless nation?
  • New rules will prevent male figure skaters from wearing what type of clothing?
  • Which Nordic skier was so slow that a search part was sent out to find him?

David Wallechinsky was introduced to the joys of the Olympics by his father, Irving Wallace, who took him to the Summer Games in 1960. He is the author of a number of books, including The Complete Book of the Olympics, and co-author of The People's Almanac Presents the Book of Lists: the '90s Edition, 
Mr. Wallechinsky lives in southern France with his wife and their two sons.
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Includes the final results of every Winter Olympic event since 1896, accounts of the Olympics' most memorable contests, profiles of famous sports figures, and complete coverage of the 1992 games and the upcoming 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

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