By John Bryant
This can be the exciting account of heroism, ambition and scandal of 3 amazing males whose activities on the 1908 Olympics overshadowed the 1st London Olympic Games…. A diminutive Italian, Dorando Pietri, who fell 5 instances, and used to be virtually carried around the end line. Scottish sprinter, Wyndham Halswelle and American competitor, Johnny Hayes who have been drawn right into a dispute among the U.S. and the British Empire approximately wearing superiority which spilled over into politics, way of life and ethics, with allegations of dishonest, drug-taking and professionalism. John Bryant delves into the lives of those 3 impressive males in a story that stretches from rural Italy to the battlefields of the Boer conflict and past to discover the rules of the fashionable wearing and marathon stream.
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26.2: The Incredible True Story of the Three Men Who Shaped the London Marathon by John Bryant