A.C. Gilbert's Olympic Sports Book 1928

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Photo on cover of Mr Gilbert: 'Olympic World's Champion 1908, Member 1928 American Olympic Committee pictured with his International Prize Winning Police Dogs'

Published by A.C Gilbert New Haven Conn.

Table of contents:

How A Boy Should Train to Become a Champion, by Lawson Roberston, University of Pennsylvania, and Head Coach, American Olympic Teams, 1924-1928;

Pole Vaulting - by Alfred C. Gilbert (Yale), World's Champion Pole Vaulter- Olympic Games - London - 1908;

The Science of Hurdling - by Harry Hillman- Track Coach, Dartmouth College;

The 1928 Olympic Classic at Amsterdam, and American Champions - by A.C. Gilbert, member, American Olympic Committee;

1928 Olympic Athletes in Picture 

Victors in 1928 Olympic Track and Field Events

Final Standing in 1928 Olympic Track and Field Events

Includes many photos of Olympic champions as well as some advertising: Gilbert Toys - Gilbert was inventor of Erector set!
Winners include Percy Williams (Track - Canada) and Johnny Weissmuller (Swimming - USA)

 

Dimensions: 16.5 X 12.5 cm