With Comprehensive Guide to the Games: Trivia, History, Stats and Results.
- Who Was Olympic superstar Leonidas of Rhodes?
- For how many years was Tug of War an official Olympic Sport?
- Which all-time great's Olympic career ended at the age of just 22 when he became a missionary to China?
- From where does Olympic champion Jonathan Edwards draw the strength to endure both victory and defeat?
'The Ultimate Prize' tells these fascinating stories and many more. The perfect armchair companion to the Olympic Games, this book is bursting with facts and figures, result sand incredible stories of sporting achievement from the tournament's astonishing history.
Over the years the many outstanding athletes who also have a passionate Christian faith have reached the pinnacle of their careers at the Olympic Games. The heart of this book tells the personal stories of some of these champions, for whom the ultimate reward is something "more than gold".
Includes the personal stories of Eric Liddell, Jonathan Edwards, Steph Cook, Michelle Akers, Kriss Akabusi, Penny Heyns.
- Publication Date:
- 12 / 08 / 2004
- 128 x 196mm