David Coleman

David Coleman

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David Coleman, OBE (born 26 April 1926, Alderley Edge, Cheshire) is an English former sports commentator and TV presenter who worked for the BBC for almost fifty years. In 2000, he was awarded the Olympic Order, the highest honour of the Olympic movement.Born of Irish heritage (his immediate family hailed from County Cork), Coleman was a keen amateur runner. He attended a grammar school in Cheshire. In 1949, he won the Manchester Mile, the only non-international runner to do so. He ran 440 yards for Staffordshire and injury eventually caused him to give up competitive running. He later became president of the Wolverhampton & Bilston Athletics Club.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135955551
  • 9786135955552