TITLE

A matter of pride

AUTHOR(S)
Wulf, Steve
PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);06/02/97, Issue 22, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Previews the race between Donovan Bailey and Michael Johnson in June of 1997 to decide who is the fastest male runner in the world. Background history of both men; Bailey's opinions about Olympic coverage of the 1996 games in Atlanta, Georgia; Race preparations of the two.
ACCESSION #
9706170116

 

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