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Read Online ↠ Boycott Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games [eBook] By Jerry Caraccioli

Boycott Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games
With a thorough exploration of the political climate of the time and the Soviet Union s invasion of Afghanistan, this book describes the repercussions of Jimmy Carter s American boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow Despite missing the games they had trained relentlessly to compete in, many U.S athletes went on to achieve remarkable successes in sports and overcame With a thorough exploration of the political climate of the time and the Soviet Union s invasion of Afghanistan, this book describes the repercussions of Jimmy Carter s American boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow Despite missing the games they had trained relentlessly to compete in, many U.S athletes went on to achieve remarkable successes in sports and overcame the bitter disappointment of a once in a lifetime opportunity dashed by geopolitics
Title : Boycott Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games
Pages : 272 pages
Isbn : 0942257405
Author :  Jerry Caraccioli
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Language : English


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