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The Magic of Athletics - A Century of Great Moments

Now Available

To celebrate the new Millennium, the IAAF, in collaboration with the International Athletic Foundation, has produced a unique publication to celebrate more than 100 defining athletic moments of the 20th century ….

Three world renowned athletic writers, Alain Billouin, Mel Watman and Roberto Quercetani, have contributed to this 220 plus page magazine which also contains over 100 classic photographs. A must for the library of all track and field nuts!

Only a limited number of this collector's edition is now available. The cost, including postage, will be $20. Text is in English - with French text translation supplied as supplement.

If you are interested in ordering, please contact: headquarters@iaaf.org for more information

Summary of the great moments …

1896SPIRIDON LOUIS1976TATYANA KAZANKINA
1912JIM THORPE1978HENRY RONO
1912KOLEHMAINEN v BOUIN1978SIMEONI v ACKERMANN
1924PAAVO NURMI1979GRETE WAITZ
1936MATTI JARVINEN1979MARITA KOCH
1936NAOTO TAJIMA1980VIKTOR SANEYEV
1936JESSE OWENS1981SEBASTION COE
1936FORREST TOWNS1981RENALDO NEHEMIAH
1939RUDOLF HARBIG1982ROSA MOTA
1940CORNELIUS WARMERDAM1983MARY DECKER
1945GUNDER HAGG1984CARL LEWIS
1948BOB MATHIAS1984DALEY THOMPSON
1948FANNY BLANKERS-KOEN1984NAWAL EL MOUTAWAKEL
1948HARRISON DILLARD1985STEVE CRAM
1952ADHEMAR DA SILVA1985SERGEY BUBKA
1952JAMAICA 4x400 v USA1986YURIY SEDYKH
1952EMIL ZATOPEK1987EDWIN MOSES
1954CHRIS CHATAWAY & VLADIMIR KUTS1987SAID AOUITA
1954ROGER BANNISTER1987STEFKA KOSTADINOVA
1955SANDOR IHAROS1988FLORENCE GRIFFITH-JOYNER
1956GLENN DAVIS1988JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE
1956PARRY O'BRIEN1988BUTCH REYNOLDS
1960ABEBE BIKILA1988JOHN NGUGI
1960ARMIN HARY1989JAVIER SOTOMAYOR
1960HERB ELLIOTT1991BRITAIN v USA 4x400
1960LIVIO BERRUTI1991MIKE POWELL
1960OTIS DAVIS1991BOULMERKA
1960RAFER JOHNSON v C K YANG1992DAN O'BRIEN
1960WILMA RUDOLPH1992FERMIN CACHO
1961IOLANDA BALAS1992KEVIN YOUNG
1963GASTON ROELANTS1992TULU v MEYER
1963VALERIY BRUMEL1992LINFORD CHRISTIE
1964BILLY MILLS1992HEIKE DRECHSLER
1964BOB HAYES1993WANG JUNXIA
1964PETER SNELL1993NOUREDDINE MORCELI
1965RON CLARKE1993COLIN JACKSON
1966JIM RYUN1995JONATHAN EDWARDS
1968AL OERTER1995MOSES KIPTANUI
1968BOB BEAMON1996DEVERS v OTTEY
1968DICK FOSBURY1996JEFFERSON PEREZ
1968GYULA ZSIVOTZKY1996MICHAEL JOHNSON
1968KIP KEINO1996DONOVAN BAILEY
1968LEE EVANS1996MARIE-JOSE' PEREC
1968TOMMIE SMITH1997WILSON KIPKETER
1972JOHN AKII-BUA1997LARS RIEDEL
1972WOLFERMANN v LUSIS1998MARION JONES
1972ULRIKE MEYFARTH1998HAILE GEBRSELAISSIE
1972VALERY BORZOV1998SONIA O' SULLIVAN
1974FILBERT BAYI v JOHN WALKER1998SZABO v MASTERKOVA
1974IRENA SZEWINSKA1999HICHAM EL GUERROUJ
1976ALBERTO JUANTORENA1999PAUL TERGAT
1976LASSE VIREN1999STACY DRAGILA
1976MIKLOS NEMETH1999MAURICE GREENE