When Gymnasts Made History
A photographic celebration of the achievements of Britain's artistic gymnasts at the London 2012 Olympic Games
by Eileen Langsley
This 80 page book takes the reader on a journey through the exciting and unforgettable two weeks of the London 2012 Olympic Games when Britain's artistic gymnasts aimed to make history. Illustrated with over 260 full colour images, the book follows the exploits of the gymnasts through all the stages of the competition, through to the medal winning performances of the men's team and the apparatus medals won by Louis Smith, Beth Tweddle and Max Whitlock. An essential memory of a truly historic time for British Gymnastics.
A sports photographer for over 35 years, Eileen Langsley has covered 12 Olympic Games and numerous major events in a wide variety of sports. Specialising in Gymnastics, Figure Skating, Women's Sports and Olympic Sports her work has featured in many magazines and books. She was the official photographer to the International Gymnastics Federation and the UK Women's Sports Foundation for 20 years.
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