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Australia at the Olympic Games / Melanie Guile
Bib ID 3971374
Format BookBook
Author
Guile, Melanie, 1949-
 
Description Port Melbourne, Vic. : Heinemann Library, 2008 
32 p. : col. ill, maps, ports ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 9781740703741
Series

Olympic Games 2008.

Summary

This book provides a detailed look at Australia's involvement in the Olympic Games. There is a brief section about each Games Australia has participated in, from 1896 up to 2004, providing information about total of medals Australia won, star athletes, sports in which medals were won, number of Australians competing and number of countries competing, as well as a brief introduction to special events or disasters of the particular Games. There is also a special section devoted to the two Games Australia has hosted Melbourne in 1956 and Sydney in 2000, plus a spread providing Australian Olympic facts and figures.

Notes

Includes index.

Maps on end papers.

Bibliography: p. 30.

Webliography: p. 30.

For primary school students.

Subjects Olympics -- Juvenile literature.  |  Athletes -- Australia -- Juvenile literature.
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