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British Women's Athletics

SPORT Track & Field
AUTORE Peter R. Pozzoli
EDITORE Arena Publications Limited - London - Edition February 1965, Part 1
CONTENUTO From the foreword by Dorette Nelson - Neal, Life Vice President of the Women's Amateur Athletic Association: "Peter Pozzoli (...) has not counted time or money ferreting out data to produce this first - ever booklet devoted solely to Women's Athletics at National level...A close study of these lists, which going down well beyond a hundred performances include most of the stars of the 1920's and 1930's will reveal that the present leading Clubs have been leading throughout the history of the WAAA...". She added: "Now that has gone this far I feel sure he will continue to carry the torch for the ladies".

A rare book with a lot of interesting statistics about the British Women's Athletics: results, records, National Championships results, mayor trophy meeting results, and the last 5 pages a club directory with information about the most important athletics club in United Kingdom.

UNA FRASE From the cover:"Athletics for women is a sport of grace and beauty".
ACQUISIZIONE Exchange of books with Len Lewis, Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. E' necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo. , you can buy a lot of interesting second hands books from Len (Track & Field, Olympics, biographies, etc), ask for his catalogue.
ANNOTAZIONI The front - cover shows Dafne Arden, a sprinter born on 29 December 1941. She was bronze medal in the Olympic Games Tokyo '64 in the relay 4 x 100, with Janet Simpson, Mary Rand and Dorothy Hyman; she ran the 3rd leg. During the same Games she was 8th in the 200m and semi-finalist in the 100m. On 5 August 1963, at Whyte City Stadium, with Weston, Bignal - Rand and Hyman she was new World Record holder in the 4 x 110yd (45.2).


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