The Past Is A Foreign Country: A History of Scottish Athletics (English Edition) por Arnold Black

The Past Is A Foreign Country: A History of Scottish Athletics (English Edition) por Arnold Black
Titulo del libro : The Past Is A Foreign Country: A History of Scottish Athletics (English Edition)
Fecha de lanzamiento : November 28, 2018
Autor : Arnold Black
Número de páginas : 680
Editor : Scottish Association of Track Statisticians

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This history of Scottish Athletics tells the story of 130 years of athletics through the stars of Scottish Athletics across the decades.

The book contains chapters covering the careers of Allan Wells; Eric Liddell; Wyndham Halswelle; Tom McKean; Liz McColgan & Yvonne Murray; high jumpers Alan Paterson, Crawford Fairbrother and Geoff Parsons; Ian McCafferty, Ian Stewart and Lachie Stewart; Frank Clement, John Robson and Graham Williamson; Lee McConnell; Tom Nicolson, Chris Black, Rosemary Payne and Meg Ritchie; marathoners Dunky Wright, Joe McGhee and Jim Alder; and ultra-distance man Don Ritchie.

There's a chapter looking at the Commonwealth Games of 1970 and 1986, both held in Scotland, together with the preparation for Glasgow 2014.

And this is backed up by 100 extensive profiles of athletes from all eras of the sport: including pre-World War 1 athletes such as John McGough, Gerard Anderson and Henry Macintosh; the 1920s and 1930s through Jock Dalrymple, Alan Hunter and David Young; the 1940s and 1950s with Duncan Clark, Pat Devine and Andrew Forbes; the 1960s and 1970s with Helen Golden, Don Halliday, Les Piggot and Laurie Bryce; the 1980s and 1990s stars such as Elliot Bunney, Anne Clarkson and Allister Hutton; to the present time and Chris Baillie, Jamie Quarry, Lynsey Sharp.