The Ration Book Olympics

The Ration Book Olympics[PDF] ✑ The Ration Book Olympics Author Clare Balding – Oaklandjobs.co.uk The 1948 Olympics were very different from the impressive spectacle that London put on in 2012 Three years after the end of World War II Britain was still gripped by austerity Rationing was still in f The Olympics were very different from the impressive spectacle that London put on in Three years after the end of World War II Britain was still gripped by austerity Rationing was still in force severe bomb damage was still much in evidence and no new sports facilities could be built Visiting athletes were put up in schools and RAF camps Yet the Games were a resounding success and actually made a profit Clare Balding meets athletes who competed in including cyclist Tommy Godwin who won two bronze medals and Dorothy Manley who won silver in The Ration eBook î the athletics She also talks to Roger Bannister who saved the day for the British team in the opening ceremony The program also includes fascinating voices from the archives including Dutch sprinter Fanny Blankers Koen who won four gold medals CD mins.

The Ration Book Olympics Epub ↠ The Ration  eBook
  • Audio CD
  • 1 page
  • The Ration Book Olympics
  • Clare Balding
  • English
  • 21 March 2016
  • 9781445878386