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Athletes at the 1972 Summer Paralympics - Philip Craven, Baruch Hagai, Graham Condon, Neroli Fairhall, Ora Anlen (Paperback) Loot Price: R264
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Chapters: Philip Craven, Baruch Hagai, Graham Condon, Neroli Fairhall, Ora Anlen. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 20. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Sir Philip Craven MBE, born 4 July 1950 in Bolton England, is a British sports official and former athlete. He is the second and current President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). Craven obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography at University of Manchester in 1972. Prior to that he was at Bolton School Boys' Division. He speaks fluent English and French, as well as basic German. Craven represented Great Britain in wheelchair basketball at five editions of the Paralympic Games, from 1972 to 1988. He also competed in track and field athletics and swimming at the 1972 Games. He won gold at the wheelchair basketball World Championships in 1973, and bronze in 1975, as well two gold medals (1971, 1974) and a silver (1993) at the European Championships. He also won gold at the European Champions Cup in 1994, and gold at the Commonwealth Games in 1970. In 1980, alongside Horst Strohkendl and Stan Labanowich, Craven played a vital role in the development of a new classification system for wheelchair basketball athletes. Wheelchair basketball rejected its medically-based classification system consisting of 3 classes, a system that was founded upon principles that forced athletes to depend on medical examinations. This progress lead to a new 4-class functional system, which was democratically voted in 1982. Due to this, wheelchair basketball was increasingly associated with sport as opposed to medicine and rehabilitation, although both still play an important secondary role. In 1988, Craven was elected Chairperson of the Wheelchair Basketball Section of the International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation (ISMGF), the fi...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1920316

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-56103-2
Barcode: 9781158561032
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LSN: 1-158-56103-2

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