Olympic and World Records
By Keir Radnedge (Author)
The Olympic games is the biggest sporting event on the planet, with worldwide anticipation: London 2012 attracted a global television audience of 6.7 billion people. This fully updated edition of Olympic and World Records not only includes the highlights and superstars from London, but also prepares fans for the excitement of Rio 2016. It’s essential reading for anyone who loves the Olympics—the greatest and most revered spectacle in world sport.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Keir Radnedge has been covering sports worldwide for more than 40 years. He has written over 30 books, from tournament guides to comprehensive encyclopedias. As a journalist he worked for the Daily Mail, the Guardian, and other newspapers and magazines around the world. He is an editor of the Olympic-specializing Sports Features Communications agency, for which he covered the 2008 Summer and 2010 Winter Olympic Games. He has been a sports analyst for BBC radio and television and CNN. He lives in London.