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Olympic Competitors for Sierra Leone - Olympic Athletes of Sierra Leone, Olympic Boxers of Sierra Leone, Eunice Barber, Horace Dove-Edwin (Paperback) Loot Price: R179 Discovery Miles 1 790
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Olympic Competitors for Sierra Leone - Olympic Athletes of Sierra Leone, Olympic Boxers of Sierra Leone, Eunice Barber, Horace Dove-Edwin (Paperback)

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Olympic Athletes of Sierra Leone, Olympic Boxers of Sierra Leone, Eunice Barber, Horace Dove-Edwin, Solomon Bayoh, Hawanatu Bangura, Michaela Kargbo, Mohamed Bangura, Alpha B. Kamara, Saidu Kargbo, Lamin Tucker. Excerpt: Eunice Barber (born November 17, 1974 in Freetown, Sierra Leone) is a Sierra Leonean athlete competing in heptathlon and long jump. Barber initially competed for Sierra Leone and then for France from 1999 onwards. She won the heptathlon at the World Championships in Athletics in 1999, the long jump in 2003 and finished second in heptathlon in 2003 and 2005. Barber participated in the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona in the heptathlon and 100 m hurdles. She also participated in the heptathlon at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart, but failed to finish. At the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, she beats her personal bests in six (out of seven) events in the heptathlon and gets the fourth place. The next year, she finished fifth in the heptathlon at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. In those games, she also participated in the long jump (but did not qualify for the final). Because of an injury, Eunice Barber could not compete before 1998. In February 1999, she became a French citizen (she has trained and lived in France since 1992). In the 1999 World Championships heptathlon in Seville, she beats Denise Lewis by just 137 points with a personal best total of 6861 points with Lewis safely in second by a further 224 points to third placed Ghada Shouaa. In 2000, Eunice Barber recorded the year's best score of 6842 points. However during the Olympic Games in Sydney, an injury forces her to withdraw from the competition after five events. Denise Lewis wins the heptathlon. At the 2003 World Championships in Paris, Caroli... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=2406135

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2010
First published: June 2010
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-89675-3
Barcode: 9781157896753
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-157-89675-8

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