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Sport in the USSR and the 1980 Olympic Games.

Riordan, James

Sport in the USSR and the 1980 Olympic Games.

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Published by Collets in Wellingborough, Northants .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination38p.
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15066009M
ISBN 100569085063
OCLC/WorldCa5338958


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Vintage Soviet Badge Pin Olympic Games Seller Rating: % positive. Title: sport ussr. Edit Your Search SPORT IN THE USSR AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES. Riordan, James. Published by Collets, Wellingborough () Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in good condition. Spanning the period from the USSR's Olympic debut in through the Games held in Moscow, this book argues that behind the high-profile performances of Soviet elite athletes, a legion of sports administrators worked within international sports organizations and the Soviet party-state to increase Soviet chances of success and make Soviet.

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Events > Olympics > Summer > Sports > Lists > Sports at the Olympic Games. The Olympic games were held in Moscow, were 21 sports on the program, the same events as in the previous two Olympics. The Soviets dominated the Winter Games, but the Summer Games were highly competitive.

The two countries won far more medals than any other country during this period and finished in the medal counts in every Summer Games until the Soviet-backed East German doping program really took hold in the late s. All data was compiled from Olympic.

It was considered a major sporting, and more importantly political embarrassment for the USSR. This was the height of the Cold War and prestigious sporting victories were seen as validation of the system.

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A dark chapter in the history of the Summer Olympic Games is remembered in this outstanding book that is one part politics, two parts stories from the athletes who did not get the chance to complete against fellow athletes from other countries and a dash of opinion about the United States-led boycott of the Summer Olympics held in Moscow.

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The process that resulted in this monumental decision, its aftermath and the gripping stories of 18 American athletes who lost out on their one and only opportunity to compete in the Olympic Games are featured in the book “BOYCOTT: Stolen Dreams of the Moscow Olympic Games ($, New Chapter Press, ).

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The Soviet Union’s invasion of Afghanistan in December led to the largest boycott in the history of. USSR Summer Olympics has become history. But born in the Soviet Union people will long keep the memories of a beautiful celebration of youth and sports.

One of the many foreign guests of the Olympics said: “What we saw in Moscow during the opening and closing of the Olympic Games, to repeat – may be possible, but to exceed – Never!”.

The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions.

The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than nations participating. The Olympic Games are held.

Yes, many Olympic athletes compete in multiple games, but for the eighteen who share their stories in this book the Summer Olympics was their only chance and they saw that dream taken away.

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The USSR had just five years to prepare for the Olympics and during that time, the organizers managed to do the impossible. In a matter of several years. Canada boycotts the Games, in protest of Eastern European "state amateurs." Norway's Magne Myrmo becomes the last athlete to win a cross-country skiing event using all-wooden skis.

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After a tumultuous period following the hockey debacle at the Montreal Olympics, India fielded a relatively young but talented side for the Moscow Games, where barring skipper Vasudevan Baskaran.

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