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Survivor: the shocking and inspiring story of a true champion

Survivor: the shocking and inspiring story of a true champion

Whitbread, Fatima; Blue, Adrianne

Fatima competed in 3 Olympics, winning bronze in 1984. In 1986 she set a world record, and the following year became World Champion. After the cheering stopped, she faced prejudice, penury, scandal and heartbreak. 'Survivor' describes how she defeated all her demons to rise from the ashes once again, this time as Queen of the Jungle

Book. English.
Published London: Virgin, 2012
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Available at (HAC) Accrington and (SCO) Coppull.

  • (HAC) Accrington – One available in _ Lending Library 796.435092/WHI

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    30118124677976 _ Lending Library 796.435092/WHI Adult Non Fiction Available
  • (SCO) Coppull – One available in _ Lending Library 796.435092/WHI

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    30118124678024 _ Lending Library 796.435092/WHI Adult Non Fiction Available

Details

Statement of responsibility: Fatima Whitbread & Adrianne Blue
ISBN: 0753540967, 9780753540961
Physical Description: 313 p., [8] p. of plates : ports. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Subject: Track and field athletes Great Britain Biography.; Biography.; Whitbread, Fatima.; Women track and field athletes Great Britain Biography.

Author note

FATIMA WHITBREAD, MBE, world javelin champion, world record holder and twice Olympic medallist, has millions of new fans after surviving 20 days in the jungle onI'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. After her career as an athlete, the former BBC Sports Personality of the Year headed the Chafford Hundred elite runners club whose members included Linford Christie and Dame Kelly Holmes. The last woman standing onI'm a Celebritycooked her way to total victory on the all-sport-champions'Come Dine with Me. Fatima has served as a school governor, is a qualified javelin coach and an excellent public speaker, and wants to help make the London Olympics a success.