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Kip Keino Wayne R. Coffey

Kip Keino

Wayne R. Coffey

Published September 1st 1992
ISBN : 9781567110036
Hardcover
64 pages
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 About the Book 

After collapsing from a serious gall bladder infection during the 10,000-meter race in the 1968 Olympics, Kip, with his incredible determination, mustered the strength to win a gold medal in the 1,500-meter race and a silver medal in the 5,000-meterMoreAfter collapsing from a serious gall bladder infection during the 10,000-meter race in the 1968 Olympics, Kip, with his incredible determination, mustered the strength to win a gold medal in the 1,500-meter race and a silver medal in the 5,000-meter race. The Olympic Games never lose their magic. Time and time again, on the track, on the bars, and on the ice, Olympic athletes capture the imaginations of people all over the world. The stories of young people who have struggled against adversity to earn their place in the spotlight are those that inspire us the most. The Olympic Gold! series presents these stories and honors international heroes whose dedication and discipline earned them the greatest prize in sports.Grades 3-7- 7 x 9- 64 pages- More than 30 color and black-and-white illustrations- Sturdy library binding- Glossary- Further Reading- Index