Olympic Team

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Charlie Fonville - Back Injury and Olympic Disappointment
... to retain his present form to be a certain Olympic games winner in the shot put." After a record-setting performance at the Purdue Relays, the United Press noted that "American Olympic stock was ... Olympic track and field squad this summer ... did not say how severe the injury was nor if it would keep Fonville from Olympic competition." Fonville competed in the Olympic trials in Evanston, Illinois in mid-July 1948, but he was ...
Casey Bahr - Olympic Team
... Bahr also played three games for the 1972 U.S ... Olympic soccer team in Munich ...
Lopez Lomong - Biography - 2008 Summer Olympics
... Lomong qualified for the US Olympic Team on July 6, 2008, one year after gaining his US citizenship ... Lopez finished 5th in the 800m finals during the 2008 US Olympic Trials, which he ran as part of his training for the 1500m ... Lomong was chosen by the team captains of the US Olympic team to carry the US flag in the Opening Ceremony at the 2008 Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony ...
Saad Attiya - Information
... Saad Attiya was the youngest member of Iraq’s successful Olympic team ... He was selected by Olympic coach Hamad for his defensive prowess after the end of the war ... Hamad gave Saad a place in the first team, where he played in the heart of the Iraqi defense along with Bassim Abbas and Haidar Abdul-Razzaq ...
Racism In Sport - Controversial Incidents of Racism in Sport - 1936 Summer Olympics
... Further information 1936 Summer Olympics From the start of the 1936 Olympics, there was opposition to the Olympic Games being held in Germany, "neither Americans nor the ... The bidding for the 1936 Olympic Games was the first to be contested by IOC members, who cast their votes for their favorite host city ... American participation, contesting that racial discrimination was a violation of Olympic rules and creed and that participation in the Games was tantamount to support ...

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    I doubt if men ever made a trade of heroism. In the days of Achilles, even, they delighted in big barns, and perchance in pressed hay, and he who possessed the most valuable team was the best fellow.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.
    Joseph Heller (b. 1923)