ZATOPEK GN
SELFMADEHERO
SEP201423
(W) Jan Novak (A) Jaromir99
Emil Zátopek is arguably the greatest Olympic champion of all time. The Czech
runner's three gold medals at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Olympics, for the 5,000 meter, 10,000 meter, and marathon, is an achievement that has never been matched. Even before the Helsinki Games, Zátopek had scored a remarkable victory, successfully pressuring the communist regime to allow his colleague Stanislav Jungwirth, who until then had been excluded on political grounds, to compete. In Zátopek, Jan Novák and Jarom r 99 trace the extraordinary life and times of the great Olympian.
In Shops: Dec 30, 2020
SRP: $22.99
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